Violence Prevention


It’s Time for some Truthful Discussions about Sexual Misconduct on Campus

By: Suzette Walden-Cole Trigger Warning: This post contains content related to sexual misconduct and assault on campus. It could result in an individual finding themselves reacting physically, emotionally, or otherwise. If you need assistance and are in the U.S., visit the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline operated by RAINN. For more resources, visit the National […]

Following #MeToo, a #MeFIRST Framework for 2018

In 2009, at the age of 20, I was raped and beaten—nearly left for dead, by a stranger who helped me change my flat tire. Thanks to: an amazing roommate who (despite my hesitation) put me in her car and took me to the hospital, a sex crimes detective and attorney who were determined to […]

The need for conversations on masculinity.

For me, masculinity has always been an interesting concept. I grew up in a military family surrounded by what some might consider ideologies of “traditional” masculinity. My father was stoic and expected achievement. Our lives were heavily ordered, and he served as the primary breadwinner, while my mother was a source of emotional support and […]