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Sexual Assault


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 …

Photo by Ashley Coker / Staff Writer Sexual assault survivor and activist Brenda Tracy encouraged MTSU student athletes to join the fight against sexual violence Wednesday night. Tracy, who was drugged and raped by four men at a house party in 1998, recounted her story three times: once to male athletes, once to female athletes and …

Donald Trump

Photo by Gage Skidmore / Flickr A newly released recording of Donald Trump from 2005 is gathering political ire as the Trump campaign reels from sexually explicit remarks made by the Republican nominee in 2005. Republicans, some who previously endorsed the nominee, are pulling their support in the aftermath of the leaked recording. The recording and video …

An MTSU student was sexually assaulted Saturday on campus, according to an MTSU Advisory email. The assailant was not an MTSU student, and the victim told University Police yesterday that she met her assailant through an online dating app. According to the advisory email, the student declined medical treatment after reporting the incident. At this …

Cover image by Samantha Wycoff / Design Editor  Story by Ashley, MTSU senior  I sit in the back of a packed 100-person lecture hall. I look at the women around me. I count them off in fives. One in five women who have been enrolled in college since 2011 have been sexually assaulted, according to …

Photo by Samantha Hearn/Sidelines Archive  Every year, freshmen flood college and university campuses expecting to have the time of their life, many unaware of the danger they are in. Preparedness is a word of contention when speaking of sexual assault and rape. It could be argued that we all in some way anticipate bad things to happen …