The Guilfordian

Quakers say ‘yes, please, yes’ to consensual sex campaign

Kinsey Danzis, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013

Physical abuse. Emotional trauma. The most underreported crime in America. One in five women and one in 16 men will experience some form of sexual assault while in college, according to Campus Safety Magazine. The danger lurks on college and university campuses nationwide and Guilford is no exception. With...

Sexual assault on campus: Preventing sexual violence on campus

Hannah Waller, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

About one in every five women is sexually assaulted during college. The same is true for about 6.1 percent of college men. Numbers like these make it clear that institutions of higher education, including Guilford College, need to be doing more to prevent sexual assaults from occurring on their campuses. Adequate...

Sexual assault on campus: Are Guilford students doing enough?

Hannah Waller, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

About one in every five women is sexually assaulted during college. The same is true for about 6.1 percent of college men. Numbers like these make it clear that institutions of higher education, including Guilford College, need to be doing more to prevent sexual assaults from occurring on their campuses. Adequate...

Take Back the Night

April 26, 2013

SAASA (Sexual Assault Awareness, Support and Advocacy) presented Take Back The Night on Thursday, April 18th. It started on the steps of Founders, sponsoring a free student dinner and t-shirt making. Later, a vigil that supported sexual victims carried attendees to a bonfire by the lake. There, students,...

UNC-Chapel Hill needs to stop blaming the victims

March 29, 2013

As someone born and raised in Chapel Hill, I found the recent news of UNC administration’s mishandling of sexual assault cases to be especially nauseating. Jezebel reported that former Assistant Dean of Students Melinda Manning and four other students filed a complaint on Jan. 16 with the U.S. Department...

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor

March 8, 2013

OHIO, USA Throughout February, Oberlin College discovered racial slurs displayed across campus, such as “n----- oven” graffiti in an elevator and “whites only” written above a water fountain. On March 4, there were sightings of a man dressed in a hooded white cloak, similar to those worn by KKK...

Somali rape culture reveals crisis

Shelby Smith, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

Famine. Piracy. Drought. Chaos. Death. These are a few words that are associated with Somalia. Now, rape is an identifier that can be added to that list. Since the collapse of the Somali central government in the early 1990s, most communities are left to their own devices, relying on old customs...

Sexual assault rates rise in US jails, prisons and military according to new 2012 statistical analysis

Hannah Waller, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

Sexual violence against women in U.S. jails, prisons and the military has increased according to 2012 statistical reports. The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 requires an annual “comprehensive statistical review and analysis of the incidence and effects of prison rape,” conducted by the Bureau...

Students stand together to face their fears, fight the silence and take back the night

Students stand together to face their fears, fight the silence and take back the night

C.J. Green and Daphne Hankins

April 20, 2012

Silence illuminates the night sky and amplifies the crackling flames in the bonfire pit. A circle of people forms around the fire, as wind and fear will not stop them from their goal: at this moment, they will take back the night. This was the scene last Wednesday night, April 11, as Guilford students...