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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The Cathedral of Learning.

Students discuss navigating the ‘Red Zone’ on college campuses

By Adrienne Cahillane, Staff Writer October 3, 2023
The Red Zone is the time between the start of the school year and Thanksgiving in which there is an increase in sexual assault cases on college campuses. Students discuss how they navigate the Red Zone at Pitt.
The School of Public Health.

‘Vulnerability is not something to run from’: Students contemplate sexual wellness, intimacy through Circle Up conversations

By Anna Kuntz, Staff Writer April 13, 2023
For Dev Hayostek, the opportunity to forward conversations about sexual agency is something they do not take for granted. Hayostek is an employee at Circle Up, a program that aims to generate discussion about sexual agency through guided conversations in welcoming environments.
The Cathedral of Learning.

Roundup of Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events

By Ryleigh Lord, Assistant News Editor March 30, 2023
For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Pitt is hosting a variety of events and programs throughout April to help educate the community and support survivors.
Pitt students embrace during a protest against sexual violence outside of the Cathedral of Learning in October.

‘I’ve reached out numerous times’: Student leaders disappointed with University communication on campus sexual violence

By Alexandra Ross, Senior Staff Writer December 9, 2022
After a meeting between student leaders and Dean of Students Carla Panzella about sexual violence at Pitt, Megan Sharkey said she has mixed emotions.
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 Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Office held an event on Thursday afternoon titled “Supporting Gay Black and Latino Sexual Assault Survivors,” which focused on male sexual assault survivors of marginalized communities, specifically gay Black and Latino men.

‘This is a crisis’: Panel discusses support for gay Black and Latino male sexual assault survivors

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer April 16, 2021
Pitt’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Office held an event on Thursday afternoon titled “Supporting Gay Black and Latino Sexual Assault Survivors,” which focused on male sexual assault survivors of marginalized communities, specifically gay Black and Latino men.
Krithika Pennathur, founder of Pitt Unmuted, speaks about sexual assault in marginalized communities at Monday night’s Intersectionality of Sexual Violence: How the Issue Impacts Marginalized Populations panel. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

Panelists discuss intersectionality in sexual assault

By Zane Crowell | Staff Writer April 10, 2018

Students gathered Monday night to listen as six panelists discussed how intersectionality plays a role in sexual assault. The panel consisted of Krithika Pennathur, president of Pitt Unmuted; Rose Barone...

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