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Sexual Assault Facilitation and Education led a Zoom workshop Wednesday night to talk about supporting sexual assault survivors.

‘Never their fault’: Sexual violence workshop educates students, supports survivors

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer October 21, 2021
Sexual Assault Facilitation and Education led a Zoom workshop Wednesday night to talk about how to support survivors of sexual violence.
Pitt’s Title IX office has implemented a number of new controversial changes announced by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, meeting the federal government’s Aug. 14 deadline and drawing concerns from some students and Title IX officials in the process.

‘Terrifying’: Title IX office, students react to new federal regulations

By Natalie Frank, Staff Writer September 4, 2020
Pitt’s Title IX office has implemented controversial new federal Title IX regulations — meeting the federal government’s Aug. 14 deadline — despite strong opposition from some University officials. Carrie Benson said she has many concerns about the new rules, but her office will comply with them.
Mary Roche: Advocating loudly, listening closely

Mary Roche: Advocating loudly, listening closely

By Rebecca Johnson April 8, 2020

When Mary Roche delivers speeches about stalking, physical abuse and coercion in real-life college relationships, she uses a pop culture reference as a jumping point — “Twilight.” “You’re...

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