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Trump’s Victim Blaming is Unacceptable

Trump’s Victim Blaming is Unacceptable

By Emma Rudd, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

In an example of sheer hypocrisy, Trump has shamed and berated the victims of sexual assault for falsifying their victimization and also asked for sympathy from voters as he victimizes himself.

The Hypocrisy of University Moral Codes

The Hypocrisy of University Moral Codes

By Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Honor codes like BYU’s are simply artifacts of an older generation who are content to have children seen and not heard.

Victim blaming must end

Victim blaming must end

By Lena Rawley, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Last week, the Washington Post ran a story about Danielle Hicks-Best — a woman who, when she was 11 years old, was gang raped a by a group of two or three men. When Hicks-Best went to the police for help, she was charged with filing a false police report. During the investigation and trial, 11-year-...

Cosby case reveals toxic sexual assault climate

Cosby case reveals toxic sexual assault climate

By WSN Editorial Board

December 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Allegations against Bill Cosby are resurfacing a decade after they first appeared. The current social climate dismisses the voices of victims.