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Survey shows sexual misconduct more common than Clery Report suggests

According to this year’s Campus Climate Survey, 82 of those who completed the survey, or 17 percent, reported experiencing sexual misconduct on campus. Of the more than 600 survey respondents, 121 — including the 82 previously mentioned — reported experiencing sexual misconduct since attending UVU. Sexual misconduct is an umbrella term for a variety of sexual violations that includes catcalling, stalking, inappropriate comments or gestures, sexual assault and rape. The survey results show that the most common type of violation is verbal misconduct, with women disproportionately experiencing all types of sexual misconduct on and off campus. Of those who...

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Grassroots: passionate people with community mindset

Having people with the right mindset is fundamental to grassroots movements, according to a Pizza and Politics panel discussion held in the Ragan Theatre on Oct. 10. Panelists spoke about the importance of having an issue-focused movement, and making sure that the effort is not reliant on one person. Sarah Scott, a panel member and community organizer, spoke about “checking your ego” when getting involved in grassroots movements. “A lot of times you get into a movement and you’re like, ‘I’m going to do this, this, this,’ and you can’t control everything,” Scott said. “For a movement to be...

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