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Where and how to get professional help after sexual assault

How and where to get professional help after sexual assault or harassment.
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School shootings are rare—but here’s how to be prepared, just in case

What to do if you ever find yourself in an active shooting scenario.
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National Stalking Awareness Month

Stalking Definaition:A pattern of behavior directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. https://www.stalkingawareness.org/definition-faqs/#1537978411858-2c051fd6-222bSigns of stalking:Repeatedly call and text you, including hang-upsFollow you and show up wherever you areSend...
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Making social gatherings fun for everyone: A guide for hosts and guests

Rate this article and enter to winSocial events are an important part of campus culture—and of the college experience. They’re a chance to make new connections, bond with friends, and let loose on the...
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Condom Week (February 14-21)

February 14 through 21 is National Condom Week, an annual celebration honoring the importance of prophylactics in preventing unplanned pregnancies as well as the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.https://www.poz.com/article/national-condom-week-18015-9043Benefits of using condomsWhen...
Stalking

National Stalking Awareness Month

 Ø 7.5 million people are stalked in one year in the United StatesØ 15% of women and 6% of men have experienced stalking victimization at some point during their lifetime in which...
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All about online dating? The pros, cons, and things you need to know

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re swiping right, you’re swiping left, you’re Coffee Meets Bageling, Hinging, HER-ing, and Tindering. This is how we’re finding flings, friends, partners, and more—and it’s as easy as...
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Bystander intervention goes professional: 4 tips for stepping in on the job

Rate this article and enter to winHere’s something most of us know, and the research backs up: Small actions make a big difference, especially when it comes to preventing sexual harassment and assault. If...
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Ask the counselor: “How do I survive in a racist community?”

—Gala C., Dordt College, IowaIt’s not easy being in a community that you feel has hatred toward others because of their race. It’s stressful to hear negative comments or see discrimination and feel like...
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The student guide to going out

Rate this article and enter to winGoing to a party? Or throwing one? Party-throwers and party-goers play a vital role in shaping the sexual culture of your campus. Party-throwers are the social engineers who...