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Increasing sexual violence awareness on Robert Morris University’s campus

Increasing sexual violence awareness on Robert Morris University’s campus

Jordan Redinger, Contributor

March 26, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH -- In response to the rapid increase of sexual assault allegations in the media, particularly regarding the #MeToo movement, universities across America are striving to create more programs to ensure students are safe. Robert Morris University is no different. “The best thing is to create...

It’s On Us pledge drive aims to end the stigma around sexual assault

It’s On Us pledge drive aims to end the stigma around sexual assault

Soundharjya Babu, Contributer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP - Active Minds is hosting a nationwide pledge drive competition, aiming to end the stigma around sexual assault. The It’s On Us Pledge Drive is a week-long competition which started on Oct. 21 and ended on Oct. 27. Students were encouraged to make a pledge and take action to help others...

Sexual violence normalized on college campuses

Sexual violence normalized on college campuses

Brittany Mayer, News Manager

January 26, 2018


Filed under News, RMU News, Top Stories

Every day a new sexual harassment or assault charge is being brought to light in celebrity, political and daily news. This fall, Robert Morris University has joined a movement in the Pittsburgh region known as Southwest PA Says No More, which is speaking out about sexual violence and harassment on uni...

Sexual assault: ‘It happens on all campuses’

Sexual assault: ‘It happens on all campuses’

Delaney Hassell, News Manager

April 5, 2017


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According to Robert Morris’s “2016 Security and Fire Safety Report," under the Clery Criminal Offense Report, there were three reported rapes on campus property and student housing in 2015. In the Criminal Offenses - FBI/PA Uniform Crime Report, there were two reported forcible rapes in 2015. The fire and safety report notes, “The FBI/PA UCR crime statistics may differ from the Clery Act crime statistics due to the difference in locations, categories and report formats.” ...

The reality of sexual assault on college campuses

The reality of sexual assault on college campuses

Delaney Hassell, News Editor

January 27, 2016


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Every minute there are 20 people who fall victim to physical violence by an intimate partner in the U.S., according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. College campuses are no exception to this statistic. The CDC defined sexual violence as “a sexual act committed against someone without that person’s...