USD’s Investigative Process on Sexual Assaults

Five timely warnings have been sent out to USD students and faculty members regarding on-campus sexual assaults this academic year. Timely warnings are alerts issued through the Everbridge emergency notification system. The university is required to warn students and staff when there is a crime reported on campus that warrants notification outlined by The Clery […]

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UPD Speaks about Sexual Assault on Campus

USD has sent two timely warnings since Jan. 1, 2023, regarding sexual-based violence.  There is concern whether these acts are getting more frequent. However, Bryant Jackson, the UPD Chief of Police, said that these occurrences are rare for USD.  However, sexual assault can be confused with sexual abuse and rape. Jackson describes someone being physically […]

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Editorial: Don’t forget about Sexual Assault Awareness Month

With anxiety and fear from the pandemic surrounding everything right now, it’s easy to lose track of time. But April is a month that raises awareness for something extremely important: sexual assault. Usually during this month events would be held across the country to raise awareness of sexual violence across the world, support survivors and […]

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