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[STAFF EDITORIAL] SPA needs to create a clearer, more detailed sexual assault policy

[STAFF EDITORIAL] SPA needs to create a clearer, more detailed sexual assault policy

The Rubicon Staff

October 28, 2018

To ensure that students understand affirmative consent beginning at a young age, this new policy must span kindergarten through twelfth grade, laying an expectation of consent and building a culture set to dismantle rape culture from the moment students enter our community.

[THE THIRD WAY] On Kavanaugh

In this column post Kieran Singh explores reasons, other than alleged sexual assault, why Kavanaugh is unfit for the US Supreme Court.

Kieran Singh, Columnist

October 3, 2018

In this column post Kieran Singh explores reasons, other than alleged sexual assault, why Kavanaugh is unfit for the US Supreme Court.

Cosby sentencing sends strong message of accountability

Cosby leaves the courthouse during a trial day this summer.

Ellie Nowakowski, Rubicon TV Producer

September 27, 2018

60 allegations and found guilty on three accounts, once beloved actor Bill Cosby has been sentenced to 3-10 years in state prison without bail. The ruling seems completely inadequate for Cosby's offences, both proven and not.

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Group discussion improves sexual assault conversation

[STAFF EDITORIAL] Group discussion improves sexual assault conversation

RubicOnline Staff

April 12, 2018

Sexual Violence is a societal issue that needs to be addressed early and often, SPA has a good start but there is still work to do.

Gopher’s athlete Lynch confronts consequences for sexual assault

Gopher's basketball center Reggie Lynch has been under investigation for sexual assault charges dating from April 2016, and has been suspended and recommended for expulsion.

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor

January 16, 2018

Senior Gopher basketball player Reggie Lynch has been suspended and faces expulsion for two cases of sexual misconduct from 2016.

Stop supporting those accused of sexual assault with ratings

High profile men such as Kevin Spacey, Ed Westwick, Louis C.K. and Harvey Weinstein have all been accused of sexual assault.

Mimi Geller, Director of RubicOnline

November 23, 2017

It is time to stop separating an artist's work from the artist.

SSJ Global writes for safe college sexual assault policies

SSJ GLOBAL members get organized and motivated for their letter writing campaign under the leadership of co-presidents Moira McCarthy and Kathryn Schmechel. “I don’t want there to be the chance that if [sexual assault] happens, that nothing would be done about it,” Schmechel said.

Mari Knudson, In Depth Editor

October 23, 2014

As upperclassmen start to consider what colleges they would like to apply to, they ask themselves many questions in order to narrow down their prospective list of schools. They debate the benefits of urban campuses versus rural, staying in Minnesota or going to school out of state, going to the East...