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Opinion: Sexual assault is timeless; it’s never okay

Opinion: Sexual assault is timeless; it’s never okay

Sophie Lynd, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We've seen him attack his own FBI, take "many sides" in response to Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Va., and separate over 2,000 families from their children. Now, he's teaching the nation's youth that women who come forward about sexual assault are lying and that their claims are irrelevant...

Sexual violence still goes unreported

Sexual violence still goes unreported

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Features

Ninety-seven percent of sexual offenders walk free. Only 15 to 35 percent of sexual assaults are reported. Sexual assault can happen to men, women, or children. According to RAINN, an anti-sexual violence organization, 82 percent of juvenile victims are female. “The first time it happen...

Feminist Club discusses sexual harassment

Feminist Club discusses sexual harassment

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Walking into D-8 on Friday, Dec. 8, chairs are arranged in a large circle as Feminist Club gathers to discuss one of the most controversial topics of 2017: sexual harassment. At the beginning of the meeting, Isabel Harnett, a senior and the president of Feminist Club, played Time Magazine's video about The Silence Breakers, who are...

Sexual assault in Uber cars raises hesitation

Sexual assault in Uber cars raises hesitation

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under News

Driving with strangers has always had its risks. Inside Uber cars, passengers face the possibility of encountering dangerous situations with their drivers, including sexual assault. In a report sent to Business Insider, the company said, “Uber has had five claims of rape and ‘less than 170’...

Trump’s remarks open discussion about sexual harassment

Trump’s remarks open discussion about sexual harassment

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under News

Donald Trump has yet again been accused of sexual assault. Over the last few weeks, the republican presidential candidate has been accused of rape and attempts of sexual assault eight times, and the number is increasing. The many women accusing Trump range from former model, Kristen Anderson,...

Sexual offenders reach settlement on Good Friday and commemorate Audrie Pott’s death

Sexual offenders reach settlement on Good Friday and commemorate Audrie Pott’s death

Victor Li, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015


Filed under News

After two and a half years, Larry and Lisa Pott were able to forgive the teenage boys who sexually assaulted their daughter. It happened on Sept. 12, 2012, when 15-year-old Audrie Pott from Saratoga High School hanged herself a week after being sexually assaulted by three male classmates whom she...

Feminist Club tackles worldwide sexual inequality

Feminist Club tackles worldwide sexual inequality

Taran Sun, Staff Writer

September 18, 2013


Filed under Campus

The Feminist Club was eager to launch into discussion about issues concerning women's rights in room E3 on Sept. 16. The Feminist Club meets every Monday for the purpose of shedding light on various issues related to sexual inequality, and coming up with and sharing ideas on how students can become invo...

The different sides of sexual harassment

Sarah Adams, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013


Filed under News

Ysidrio Alonso, former management at one of the local offices of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, allegedly sexually harassed an employee and threatened another, Joanna Cardona, who is the plaintiff in a $350,000 lawsuit against Alonso and other management. Cardona said that she had filed claims agai...

General sexual education questions answered

Veronika Dvorakova

February 27, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

Your general sex education questions answered! 1. How can I tell if my partner has an STD?" -sophomore boy Here’s what you do: get samples of his or her urine and blood, take it to Jimmy Neutron’s lab, and... I’m lying. There is no sneaky way to find out if he or she has an STD. If you’r...

Sexual evolution

February 27, 2013


Filed under As seen in print, Features

Have you ever wondered what your parents did as teenagers? People today think that our society is hyper-sexualized, but in fact, society is more conservative today compared to the 1960s and 1970s. Sophomore Neeshae Wain commented, “We are more sexually active than our parents and it’s more...

The sexual evolution

Shira Stein, Staff Writer

February 26, 2013


Filed under Campus

Have you ever wondered what your parents did as teenagers? People today think that our society is hyper-sexualized, but in fact, society is more conservative today compared to the 1960s and 1970s. Sophomore Neeshae Wain said, “We are more sexually active than our parents and it’s more advertised...

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