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‘Good Kids’ explores cruel treatment of rape victim

Beckah Church and Julian Martinez interpret Chloe and Ty from  the play
Gabe Rivera September 26, 2016

Imagine going to a party with your friend to have a normal, fun night. The next thing you know, you are laying in a hospital bed without your underwear and you're in excruciating pain. You were raped. The...

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Sexual abuse victims shouldn’t be silenced

Jennifer Manalili, Copy Editor December 11, 2014

When 28-year-old actor Shia LaBeouf, star of movie franchises that’ve included “Transformers” and “Indiana Jones,” spoke up this month alleging he’d be raped by a woman during a performance...

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Rape: Understanding the Crime and Knowing Your Resources

Victims of sexual assault have a variety of resources available to them to cope. (Photo illustration) Photo credit: Troy Orem
Phoenix Webb May 14, 2014

The U.S. has changed greatly since 1929, when the FBI defined rape as “The carnal knowledge of a female, forcibly and against her will,” Ms. Magazine reported in 2011. Today there is a new...

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Empowering women at City College

Klarissa Sanchez May 13, 2013

The Rape Aggression Defense is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. The R.A.D. Systems is a comprehensive, women-only course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction...

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Is it right…? : Generalizations

LaShawn Encarnacion April 30, 2013

Generalizations happen every day and they carry heavy consequences with them. For example, is it right for society to make them about a specific gender? A generalization some make is that women set themselves...

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Our culture is built on rape

Jennifer Manalili April 23, 2013

A video posted on The Onion satirical news network depicts how a star basketball player overcomes a rape he committed.It follows a fictional Colorado college basketball star named Jacob Ross who “faced...

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