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A researcher says preventative methods of sexual assault are important, but ultimately, rape culture needs to be changed to lower the number of sexual assaults.

Researcher studies sex offenders’ mindsets

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2021

A WSU researcher has discovered contributing factors to rape culture and is advocating for programs to be implemented in middle schools.  The research focuses on the mindsets of sexual offenders and...

Last week, the Women*s Center hosted its primary event for SAAM called SLUT STRUT. It stands for Sexual Learning Ultimately Tailored for Students, Teachers, Residents, Uniting Today.

Women*s Center creates programs for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen managing editor April 15, 2021

One WSU Women*s Center employee said Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a time for individuals to educate themselves about various issues pertaining to sexual assault and take action to help end sexual...

Rape jokes are popular on television and in movies, but these jokes can cause people to think rape is less serious because people are laughing at it, speaker says.

Sexual assault occurs more often because of rape culture, speaker says

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor October 22, 2020

The Coalition for Women Students hosted an event discussing taking action against pervasive sexual assault resulting from rape culture. There could be a decrease in rape culture if people assess their...

Holly Ashkannejhad, director of WSU's Compliance and Civil Rights, said Title IX and House Bill 2327 protect students.

University official trains staff, students on Title IX changes

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor September 1, 2020

WSU hosted live trainings for staff and students on updates made to Title IX guidance for WSU Compliance and Civil Rights — previously known as the Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Investigation...

Holly Ashkannejhad, director of the Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Investigation, said the new Title IX regulations decrease the number of complaints that are considered Title IX cases.

New regulations change scope of WSU’s Title IX jurisdiction

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief June 19, 2020

The U.S. Department of Education’s updated Title IX regulations to narrow Title IX cases and decrease cases that would require an institution’s response. Holly Ashkannejhad, director of the Office...

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