Post Tagged with: "sexual assault"

Student Injured in Sexual Assault

A student was injured in a sexual assault at 36th and N Streets early Sunday morning, according to the Department of Public Safety. The incident, which occurred at 2:15 a.m., was reported in a public safety alert emailed to the campus community at 3:30 Sunday afternoon. The suspect is described in[Read More…]

by February 26, 2012 0 comments City News, News

No Laughing Matter

When students received an email on Oct. 17 from the Department of Public Safety about a ‘forcible fondling’ in Burleith, many were unsure whether or not to laugh; judging by the Facebook activity, nervous giggling and classroom chatter that followed, it was taken as something of a joke after all.[Read More…]

by October 25, 2011 0 comments Opinion
Victims Fight for A Voice

Victims Fight for A Voice

When Mia Ramos, a survivor of sexual assault, spoke about her experience before a crowd of more than 50 students Wednesday night, the statistics on rape became more than mere numbers. Ramos was the featured speaker at “R U Ready,” an event sponsored by Take Back The Night to spur[Read More…]

by September 30, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Case Against Donor Revisited

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a major donor to the university and one of the world’s richest men, is under investigation after a Spanish magistrate reopened a sexual assault case against him. Alwaleed is accused of drugging and raping a 20-year-old model in August 2008 while sailing on his luxury[Read More…]

by September 20, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Campus Reacts to Trivia Name Issue

After a “Vox Populi” blog post last month ranked the most offensive Tombs Trivia team names, several Georgetown women’s groups have joined forces to raise awareness of campus issues they say the teams trivialized. Creators of the I Am Jane Hoya Campaign for Change said they aim to raise awareness[Read More…]

by April 29, 2011 0 comments News

Bill Aims to Reduce Sexual Assault

Senators Bob Casey (D-Penn.) and Patty Murray (D–Wash.) introduced legislation this week designed to reduce sexual assaults on college campuses. The Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act would amend the Jeanne Clery Act, which requires colleges and universities that participate in federal aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime[Read More…]

by April 29, 2011 0 comments City News, News

R U Ready Seeks to End Sexual Assault

As reports circulate that one in four women and one in eight men will be victims of sexual assault or attempted sexual assault by the time they leave high school and enter college, the eighth annual “R U Ready?” event to be held next Thursday in Copley Formal Lounge hopes[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Mixed Messages On Student Safety

Following the recent string of sexual assaults, public safety has been a crucial concern for residents and students in the university community. An informed partnership between law enforcement and the media has helped in both reporting and preventing these types of attacks. Unfortunately, this partnership has faltered, spurring harm and[Read More…]

by September 14, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Sexual Assault Reported in Burleith

An unknown suspect sexually assaulted a Burleith resident on the 3800 block of S Street on Sunday morning, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. A white male allegedly broke into the Burleith house between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. and began sexually assaulting the sleeping female victim, who is not a[Read More…]

by August 31, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Rise in Assaults May Link to Dating Violence

Last week’s murder of University of Virginia student Yeardley Love by her ex-boyfriend George Huguely sent shockwaves across the Georgetown community and other D.C. area college campuses, many of which reported an increase in annual sexual assaults in recent years. In addition to Georgetown, the University of Virginia, George Mason[Read More…]

by May 21, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News