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Being the change: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Nicholas Smith, Student Writer May 4, 2016

Sexual assault is not only a prevalent problem in the United States military, but it also is a plague across college campuses everywhere.  This year at The University of Akron, the ROTC program decided...

Sexual assault survey responses released

Shows 8.1 percent of respondents had nonconsensual sexual contact
By Grant Morgan , Managing Editor November 4, 2015

Students received troubling, but important, news in a special edition of Zipmail yesterday. The letter was from President Scott Scarborough, and it highlighted some of the findings from the UA Sexual...

Katie Hnida relates her story of what happened in the shadow of her success.

Former college football player tells her sexual assault story

By Courtney Powell , News Writer April 22, 2015

The first female to score points in an NCAA Division I-A football game shared the same fate as many other female college students: she was raped. On Tuesday, April 21, Katie Hnida came to UA to tell...

Community obligation to report sexual harassment

By Jenna Ramolt , Arts & Life Writer February 4, 2015

Sexual harassment is a rising epidemic on college campuses across the country, and brings with it an important discussion. As defined by The University of Akron’s student handbook, sexual harassment...

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