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UO decides if trigger warnings should be applied in class

Colleges around the country, including some departments at UO, are struggling to define the boundaries between challenging course material, students’ well-being, and free speech. Recently, the English department discussed whether they should use trigger warnings that would alarm students of potentially upsetting topics. Warnings are becoming more and more common …

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Support group for male survivors of sexual assault to begin early April

Sexual Assault Support Services of Lane County offers a variety of useful services for survivors of sexual assault and abuse who are seeking help and guidance. This spring, SASS’s support group coordinator Jessica Mason plans to form a male-identified support group, which is specially focused on survivors who are 18 and older. SASS …

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SASS cuts back on hours due to shortage of employees

The Sexual Assault Support Services of Lane County, a confidential advocacy and outreach center for survivors of sexual violence, are having to cut back their face time with survivors at the University of Oregon. Due to two employees quitting recently, the remaining six employees have had to cut back their hours …

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Annual university Clery report raises questions about accuracy of sexual assault reporting

The number of reported sexual assaults at the University of Oregon more than doubled in 2012. Why? No one can say for certain. From 2008 to 2011, reports hovered between nine and 13. According to the most recent data released Tuesday by the university in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Act, …

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Taking back the night by reversing the cycle

Take Back the Night was established in 1975 in Philadelphia, Pa., to be the resource for sexual assault survivors who feel they have no place to go for help.

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Self-defense class empowers women against sexual assault

Approximately one in four women attending college in the United States will experience either an attempted or completed rape before they graduate, according to studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Education.

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University’s designBridge plan and build new SASS backyard

University students, professors and community members gathered at the Sexual Assault Support Services of Lane County’s office on Saturday.

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