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Photos and story by Bailey Wilson / Contributing Writer The MTSU Health Education Research Program and other sponsors are hosting “What Were You Wearing?” exhibits in four locations on campus to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The exhibits opened on Monday, April 2 and will stay open until Friday, April 6. The Business and …

Photo and story by Bailey Wilson / Contributing Writer MTSU will display a “What Were You Wearing?” exhibit April 2-6 in multiple locations across campus to bring awareness to sexual violence and an end to victim blaming. An interest meeting regarding the project was held Tuesday by MTSU Director of Health Promotion Lisa Schrader and …

In the past 10 days, there have been two rapes reported to MTSU Police, both of which allegedly took place at Womack Lane Apartments. On Oct. 1 at approximately 1:03 a.m., an MTSU Police officer made contact with the victim, who is an MTSU student, at the MTSU Police Department. The victim advised the officer …

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore / Flickr On Sept. 22, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced that the U.S. Education Department was rescinding guidance regarding how universities should deal with sexual assaults under Title IX federal law, which was put into place during the Obama administration. The announcement and subsequent rescission has been met with mixed …

Photo by Caleb Revill / Reporter The MTSU June Anderson Center for Women and Nontraditional Students hosted the BaeWatch Beach Party on Tuesday to raise awareness for bystander intervention, resources for sexual assault victims on campus and healthy dating practices. The JAC provides support services for female and nontraditional MTSU students with the purpose of …

Photo by Steve Barnum / Staff Writer Reach Out is a free app for iOS and Android by Captivation Inc. with the function of providing resources for those that have experienced sexual assault. The app is the creation of four friends and partners: Racquel Giner, Jack Zandi, Billy Sadik-Khan and Zachary Csillag. “Our main guiding …