The Buchtelite

Men talk about sexual assault

Students learn more about sexual assault toward men in Student Union Ballroom.

By George Dunlap, Writer

April 20, 2016

The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) hosted Let’s talk! Men’s Action Night on Monday, April 28, which was a men’s sexual assault awareness discussion for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. During the presentation, the RCC gave the audience statistics about sexual assault. Approximately 80 percent of rape...

Activist Katie Koestner speaks up for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Katie Koestner, one of the first victims of date rape to speak out nationally about the problem, shares her story.

By George Dunlap, Writer

April 6, 2016

Katie Koestner, one of the first victims of date rape to speak out nationally, visited Akron to discuss her tragic experiences on April 5. Koestner’s discussion, titled Take Back the Night, was the second event in a series for the Sexual Assault Awareness Month of April. In 1991, Koestner appeared...

Zips must take a stand against sexual assault

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

April 6, 2016

This month is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Campus sexual assault has long been an issue and in 2016, it is more visible than ever. Many groups -from student activists, dean of students, and Greek life to the White House administration – are taking action.   It is time for all of us to take a stand. Ac...