Wed November 5, 2014

Put to the test: How is U.C. Berkeley addressing sexual assaults on campus?

Student activists Sofie Karasek and Meghan Warner
Liz Mak


Sexual assault on college campuses is a topic that's difficult to escape right now. That's partly because earlier this year, the Department of Education released a list of 55 college campuses facing investigation for failing to take sexual assault reports seriously.

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Wed November 5, 2014
Cops & Courts

Assault and recovery, a reporter's personal tale

Judy Silber as a graduate school student in St. Louis during the 1990s.

In 1992, KALW's Judy Silber was in Des Moines, Iowa for the Bar Mitzvah of a second cousin. On a late Saturday afternoon, she left the hotel where she was staying with her family and went out for a walk. While crossing over a bridge, a man grabbed her and pulled her down the grass embankment. A warning to listeners, this story involves some disturbing and graphic content.

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Thu June 19, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Your Call: How should colleges deal with rape and sexual assault on campus?

Rape Awareness
Wolfram Burner https://www.flickr.com/photos/wolframburner/10304330045 Flickr Creative Commons


Thu June 5, 2014


Wed June 4, 2014
Dispatches from Kolkata 6/4/2014

Sandip Roy: Not Worth 1000 Words

Last week India was shocked by a picture that looked ripped out of the American south from decades ago. Two young women, raped and strangled, and then dangling from a mango tree in a village in the Badaun district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

But the pictures shocking as they are are not worth a 1000 words because they cannot begin to unravel the context behind the story.

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