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Martinez: Ansari allegations should not be dismissed in #MeToo conversation

Marissa Martinez, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 22, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Please be advised that this column contains reference to sexual assault and rape. Sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein rocked Hollywood. Weinstein’s history of using power and influence against dozens of women...

Letter from the Opinion Editors: Do not stop speaking up

Mariana Alfaro and Troy Closson

November 9, 2017

Filed under Letters from Editor, Opinion

Sometimes the systems in place to combat abuse are not successful in stopping dangerous behaviors. That’s when we — as allies, as witnesses, as bystanders — have to step up. The last month has seen countless sexual harassment...

Closson: All men must work to end sexual assault, not just those in Greek Life

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

October 23, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

During last winter break, I was eating dinner with my parents when they asked if I was going to join a fraternity. Despite my dad’s hopes I’d be a member of his National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi, I...

Alfaro: Men, please stop and listen

Mariana Alfaro, Opinion Editor

October 22, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Like many women, I heard about Harvey Weinstein and, though it hurt me, I was not surprised. I saw hundreds of #MeToo posts on social media and felt pain but, again, no surprise. I even thought of posting my own #MeToo story,...