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Junior health classes learn about sexual assault

Junior health classes learn about sexual assault

Chelsea Fox ’19

March 25, 2019

Ever since the #MeToo and Times Up movements, aimed towards helping victims of sexual harassment and assault come forward with their stories, the global community has become aware of the magnitude of sexual assault cases. A representative of the Rowan center talked to junior health classes about sexual...

Focus groups give student feedback on sexual misconduct policy

Focus groups give student feedback on sexual misconduct policy

April 11, 2018

By Anna Rhoads '19 After complaints about the sexual misconduct policy and the need for student feedback, Principal James D’Amico sent an email to all Staples students encouraging them to participate in two focus groups. These focus groups were designed to give feedback on a proposed new sexua...

USA gymnastics doctor to spend 175 years in jail on sexual abuse charges

USA gymnastics doctor to spend 175 years in jail on sexual abuse charges

January 30, 2018

Former USA gymnastics doctor, Larry Nassar was sentenced to 175 years in jail on sexual abuse charges on Jan. 24, 2018. Nassar was accused of sexual abuse by over 150 women. “I still can’t believe this.” Tia Farlow ’20 said. “This is someone [the victims] trusted and he ended up abusing them. He des...

America has failed to recognize one perpetrator of sexual harassment: its President

America has failed to recognize one perpetrator of sexual harassment: its President

December 7, 2017

By: Audrey Bernstein ’20 In October, Hollywood Producer Harvey Weinstein was accused of sexual assault. He was fired from his position at The Weinstein Co. In November, Comedian Louis C.K. was accused of misconduct. Media companies distanced themselves. Television host Charlie Rose was fired from CBS ...

CBS terminates Charlie Rose after sexual harassment allegations

CBS terminates Charlie Rose after sexual harassment allegations

December 4, 2017

By: Audrey Bernstein ’20 American television journalist Charlie Rose was terminated from his position on CBS and his PBS television show on Nov. 20 due to sexual harassment allegations. Rose has been accused of misconduct by eight women, three of which chose to go on record. The CBS This Mo...

Matt Lauer terminated from NBC

Matt Lauer terminated from NBC

November 29, 2017

By Elle Fair '19 Matt Lauer was fired from National Broadcasting Company (NBC) on the morning of Nov. 29 after a colleague accused him of, "inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace," according to The New York Times. Lauer has been a NBC news anchor for nearly two decades and was the named c...

Sexual harassment: Why we need to focus on mental health

Sexual harassment: Why we need to focus on mental health

November 5, 2017

By: Ian Bernstein ’18 More than half, or 54 percent, of U.S. women have experienced unwanted and unwelcome sexual attention from men, according to a national ABC News and Washington Post poll. Let this sink in. Let the fact that most women have suffered from sexual harassment at some point i...

Sexual harassment accusations prompt #MeToo social media movement

Sexual harassment accusations prompt #MeToo social media movement

November 4, 2017

Isabella Didio ’18 In light of recent accusations of sexual harassment by film producer Harvey Weinstein, the hashtag “#MeToo” has become a national tool that women are using to share their own stories of sexual abuse. The social media movement took off after actress Alyssa Milano tweeted, “If you...

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