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Oct 7th, 2015  After One Campus Attack, Others Adapt

After One Campus Is Attacked, the Others Adapt The New York Times MOTOKO RICH Reports Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges sent alerts to students and faculty members this past weekend informing them that a posting on social media had threatened violence at an unspecified Philadelphia-area college or university, just days after the killings at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. On Tuesday, after a report of a man brandishing a handgun on the campus of Community College of Philadelphia, the police immediately sent SWAT teams to search buildings room by room. As helicopters hovered, students and faculty were put on lockdown for several hours. While the Oregon shootings have created fresh worries, for most colleges and universities mass shootings are now on the list of […]

Dec 22nd, 2014  EmergenSee Shares “Privilege, Among Rape Victims”

The New York Times By CALLIE MARIE RENNISON  Photo By Arianna Valro Who Suffers Most From Rape and Sexual Assault in America? DENVER — LATELY, people have been bombarded with the notion that universities and colleges are hotbeds of sexual violence. Parents fear that sending their teenagers to school is equivalent to shipping them off to be sexually victimized. But the truth is, young women who don’t go to college are more likely to be raped. Lynn A. Addington at American University and I recently published a study based on the Department of Justice’s National Crime Victimization Survey data from 1995 to 2011. We found that the estimated rate of sexual assault and rape of female college students, ages 18 to […]