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The Clothesline Project becomes increasingly relevant for “Happy Valley”

“We often think of Utah as “Happy Valley” a generally safe place,” said Hayden Brooks. “But we can see at our school and in our community sexual violence and abuse is a reality, we must educate people that this is a real thing.”

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UVU wrestler suspended after being charged with rape at Heber music festival

This story was updated Fri. Oct. 19 at 9:37 a.m. MST. A student athlete at UVU has been suspended from the men’s wrestling team after being charged with the sexual assault of a woman at a music festival in June. The wrestler in question, Dayton Lee Racer, was charged this week in the 4th District […]

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How to stay safe on UVU campus

Starting college is exciting, but it also means students are responsible for themselves and their safety, often for the first time. Here are some basic safety tips for students looking to stay safe and secure. “The first thing [students] should not do is panic,”said UVU Police Sgt. Eric Beveridge. “Panic causes more stress and confusion […]

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Consent workshop allows students to discuss sexual harassment issues

Solutions to end sexual assault and harassment issues faced on and off campus were discussed during a consent workshop, sponsored by the Dean of Students, in the Sorensen Center Building Feb. 14. According to the 2017 campus climate survey, one in 13 females and one in 48 males said they had experienced sexual assault since […]

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Conforming to social norms contribute to the bystander effect

Resisting norms will likely prevent dangerous situations Illustration by Tyler Carpenter   Conformity, ambiguity and social and cultural norms are reasons people do not intervene, according to Ashley Larsen, the associate dean of students during the It’s On Us event Oct. 31 in the Student Life and Wellness building. The bystander effect is a social phenomena that […]

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Sexual assault proves to be an issue even in happy valley

Photo by Sammie Jo Raymond With 2015 studies showing the amount of reported rapes in Utah exceeding the national average, a group of UVU students and faculty members met together to discuss the prevalence of sexual assault in Utah Oct. 11 in the Sorensen Center. The discussion was held as part of the Real Talk […]

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UVU Clery Report shows low sexual offenses

The UVU Police Department compiled its Annual Security Report, or Clery Report, Monday, Sept. 25, and it was posted online by Wednesday, Sept. 27. The ASR details incidents of campus crime, including crimes that fall under the Clery act. Clery crimes are criminal offenses such as murder, sexual offenses, assault and burglary. The crimes also […]

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Clarifying consent: Preventing sexual assault starts with partners communicating

Universities around the U.S. are engaged in conversations about consent to educate students about sexual assault. However, consent is such a complex and important issue that one discussion is not enough to fully understand the nuances of it. Here’s what the experts say about consent. “Mostly what you learn while discussing consent is that no […]

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IX THE HARD WAY: Required sexual assault records not maintained by UVU

Reporting by | Brigham Berthold and McKhelyn Jones Green Light Project EDITOR’S NOTE: Rae asked The Review to refer to them in the non-binary “they.” Rae entered their first semester at UVU with the excitement of starting their freshman year. Nearly one month after Rae began classes, they were raped. Common among cases of rape, […]

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Sexual assaults on UVU Clery Report raise cultural questions

Chandler Christensen | Senior Staff Writer Jared Stirland | News Editor Carrie Laudie | Editor-in-Chief The sexual assault statistics on UVU’s Clery Report, an annual crime report required of all colleges and universities that receive federal funding, are mysteriously low compared to other universities and colleges in the state. The Jeanne Clery Act is a […]

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