DeSales bands together for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

By Lauren Trumbull News and Features Editor On Sept. 26, 2017 the Peer Advising Counseling Education (PACE) hosted their 10th Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, which raises awareness for sexual assault and domestic violence. This year, 140 students participated in the walk, along with the women’s basketball team, the women’s lacrosse team and the men’s rugby team. “PACE … [Read more...]

Students present on body image, sexual assault at LVAIC Women & Gender Studies conference

By Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief Senior Jennifer Thuss and junior Lauren Trumbull, both communication majors, presented at the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC) annual Women & Gender Studies conference on Saturday, March 25 at Muhlenberg College. Students from LVAIC schools, which include Albright College, Cedar Crest College, DeSales … [Read more...]

It’s On Everyone: The “It’s On Us” Campaign and Sexual Assault at DeSales

By James Evans Staff Writer Perhaps you have seen the shirts. Perhaps you have seen the video. Perhaps this article is your first exposure to the campaign at DeSales known as “It’s On Us.” The campaign, which was first launched nationally by the Obama administration in 2014, is a pledge program that seeks to prevent sexual assault. At DeSales, all athletes and … [Read more...]

An Analysis of the Brock Turner Case: Rape, Consent, Objectification

By Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief “This is not a story of another drunk college hookup with poor decision making. Assualt is not an accident.” This is one of the statements that stood out to me in the letter the 23-year-old woman read to her rapist, 20-year-old Brock Turner, who sexually assaulted her when she was unconscious. The assault was only stopped when two … [Read more...]