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Letter to the Editor: Unreported sexual assault is still sexual assault

Letter to the Editor: Unreported sexual assault is still sexual assault

Letter to the Editor
March 14
Filed under Letters, Opinion

Per national statistics, one out of 10 women will be sexually assaulted at some point in her lifetime. Some studies even suggest that the number is as small as one in four women on college campuses. The University of Toledo has approximately 7,000 undergraduate female students, so this means that...

Editorial: UT cares about students’ safety

Editorial: UT cares about students’ safety

Editorial Board
February 21
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

During the Fall 2016 semester, there were three sexual assaults reported at University of Toledo. Earlier this month, within a single weekend, three rapes were reported at Ohio University. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in five women are sexually assaulted while in...

Three University of Toledo students report sexual assault on campus since mid October

Three University of Toledo students report sexual assault on campus since mid October

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
November 29
Filed under News, Top Stories

Since October, the University of Toledo has experienced three individual reports of sexual assault on campus. The first assault was reported Oct. 15, the day of the homecoming football game. The second assault was Nov. 13, and the third was Nov. 19. Each of these assaults occurred in residence halls...

University of Toledo receives grant from the department of justice to address sexual assault

University of Toledo receives grant from the department of justice to address sexual assault

Meg Perry, Staff Reporter
October 18
Filed under News

The University of Toledo Center for Student Advocacy and Wellness  received a $299,202 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to boost efforts at preventing and addressing sexual assault victimization on UT’s campus. This grant was applied for by Kasey Tucker-Gail, associate professor of criminal...

Love shouldn’t hurt

Love shouldn’t hurt

Emily Jackson, Co-community Editor
October 11
Filed under Community

Nearly 24 people in the United States become victims of rape or physical violence at the hand of an intimate partner every minute. Over 12 million people in the U.S. alone become victims of domestic violence every year. October is ‘Domestic Violence Awareness’ month and one University of Toledo...

SAEPP hires new employee to coordinate with YWCA

SAEPP hires new employee to coordinate with YWCA

Morgan Kovacs, News Editor
August 16
Filed under News, Top Stories

During a time when one in four college women are sexually assaulted, the University of Toledo’s Sexual Assault Education and Prevention Program continues to expand to help battle this problem This past June SAEPP added a new campus sexual assault support advocate, Jamie Wlosowicz, to their team. “The...

Denim for a cause

Amber Thomas, Associate Community Editor
April 26
Filed under Community

It’s a fashion choice that’s inspired by a good cause. Swap your sweats and yoga pants for jean shorts and jeggings on April 27 for National Denim Day, an event dedicated to raising awareness on rape and sexual assault by wearing a pair of jeans. “This kind of thing happens not just here but...

University of Toledo receives grant money to help combat sexual assault

University of Toledo receives grant money to help combat sexual assault

Colleen Anderson, Managing Editor
January 20
Filed under News

The University of Toledo is continuing its effort to combat sexual assault with the aid of a $214,000 grant from the Ohio Attorney General’s office. UT was one of 13 recipients to receive part of a grant totaling roughly $1.2 million. The grant came from a statewide Victims of Crime Act fund set...

Consistent progress in Sexual Assault Policy

Consistent progress in Sexual Assault Policy

Editorial Board
January 20
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The University of Toledo announced recently that a sexual assault counselor and a domestic violence counselor are going to be hired, and a Center for Student Advocacy and Wellness will be developed. The changes are being funded by a grant UT received from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. UT has...

The University of Toledo receives funding to assist sexual assault survivors

IC staff
January 13
Filed under News, Top Stories

The University of Toledo received a $214,000 grant from the Ohio Attorney General’s office to help individuals on campus who have experienced sexual assault. Kasey Tucker-Gail, associate professor of Criminal Justice, Social Work and Legal Specialties, said the money is being used to hire a new...

University of Toledo SAEPP committee makes game plan for new year

Jessica Harker, Staff Reporter
September 9
Filed under News

The University of Toledo’s Sexual Assault Education Prevention Program, or SAEPP, is kicking the new school year off by continuing annual programs and starting new initiatives. The program works very closely with the Young Women’s Christian Association, according to Stanley Edwards, director of...

Title IX report is in

Colleen Anderson, Co-News Editor
April 15
Filed under News, Top Stories

University of Toledo Title IX Assessment Report From the creation of a new position to a website revamp, students can expect to see big changes following a review of the university’s sexual assault policies. The University of Toledo is taking steps to improve their prevention and handling of ...

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