Post Tagged with: "assault"

VIEWPOINT: ‘Perpetrators Are Being Found Innocent’: How Georgetown Continues to Fail Survivors

This Viewpoint discusses sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. The author of this Viewpoint chose to remain anonymous and wrote with assistance from Emma Oechsner (COL ’21). All first-person references should be attributed to the anonymous author. You may[Read More…]

by April 12, 2019 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Former Basketball Star Committed to Jail on Sexual Assault Charge

Former Basketball Star Committed to Jail on Sexual Assault Charge

Security footage of Victor Page, a former Georgetown University basketball player, assaulting and attempting to rape his girlfriend’s 17 year-old daughter before neighbors intervened surfaced on TMZ on Jan. 19. Page was committed to the Prince George’s County Correctional Center on Jan. 5 on a charge of attempted first-degree rape.[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: ‘I Could Not Take the Disappointment’: How Georgetown Fails Survivors

This Viewpoint discusses sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. The author of this Viewpoint chose to remain anonymous and wrote with assistance from Emma Oechsner (COL ’21) and a third student, who left Georgetown University in summer 2018 and[Read More…]

by November 8, 2018 6 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Fans, Industry Debate Response to Artists’ Misconduct

Fans, Industry Debate Response to Artists’ Misconduct

On Oct. 5, 2017, The New York Times published a story describing decades of sexual harassment perpetrated by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. The scandal is considered the spark that led to the viral spread of the #MeToo movement. Originally coined by civil rights activist Tarana Burke in 2006, the movement’s[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Music, The Guide

VIEWPOINT: ‘A Survivor Will Never Forget’: Sexual Assault in the Georgetown Neighborhood

This Viewpoint discusses sexual assault in the Georgetown neighborhood. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. After my best friend was raped last year, I thought a lot about what I would do in a similar situation. Would I scream? Try to fight back?[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Georgetown Student Assaulted, Suspect Charged

Georgetown Student Assaulted, Suspect Charged

A female Georgetown student was assaulted while walking alone on the 3300 block of N Street around 2:44 a.m on Friday, April 21. The Metropolitan Police Department arrested the suspect after a SafeRides van driver spotted the suspect and after GUPD conducted a search for the suspect after the student[Read More…]

by April 25, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Student Assaulted on M Street

A female Georgetown student was the victim of an aggravated assault by an unknown attacker on the 3300 block of M Street at approximately 1:37 a.m. Sunday morning. Georgetown University Police Department and Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District are currently investigating the incident, though they have no suspects at this[Read More…]

by February 9, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Solidarity Against Bigotry

On a campus where most forms of physical or emotional hostility are thankfully rare, it can be especially jarring when we learn of an incident that challenges our notions of safety — both close to home and from afar. Last week, one of our classmates was antagonized and accosted. The[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

GU Student Assaulted on M Street

In a bias-related incident involving sexual orientation, an unknown attacker assaulted an unidentified Georgetown University student on the 3300 block of M Street at 1:31 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. The student was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. “The GU student along with two other students were walking[Read More…]

by September 16, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Student Injured in Bias-Related Assault

In a bias-related incident involving sexual orientation, an unknown assailant attacked an unidentified Georgetown University student on the 3300 block of M Street at 1:31 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. The student, who sustained injuries, was taken to a nearby hospital. “The GU student along with two other students were[Read More…]

by September 13, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top