As a part of our “Impact of 98 Seconds” series, the Butler Collegian is publishing a collection of letters from survivors of sexual assault to their perpetrator. Our hope is to provide survivors with a voice, even if it is anonymous.
As part of our “Impact of 98 Seconds” series, the Butler Collegian is publishing a collection of letters from survivors of sexual assault to their perpetrator. Our hope is to provide survivors with a voice, even if it is anonymous.
“The Impact of 98 Seconds” is releasing the first in a collection of letters from a victim of sexual assault to their perpetrator. The letters are kept anonymous to protect their authors and help them feel comfortable talking about their experiences.
Maria Kanger arrived s in June amidst changes to Butler’s Division of Student Affairs. After the departure of former Title IX coordinator Jamie Brennan in May, Kanger stepped in to take on the role of addressing sexual misconduct in the Butler community.
In recent events, this country has displayed a terrifying apathy— which often crosses into outright animosity— toward women who have the courage to come forward and talk about the traumas that they have suffered through, often in silence, for years.
Butler Office of Health Education and Outreach Programs organizes workshops that focus on talking to each of Butler’s varsity sports teams, but in the future they hope to expand to different student groups like greek organizations and clubs.
Lack of clarification about police policies and procedures has contributed to a rocky relationship between BUPD and the Butler community, but now crucial information is coming to light.
The Jan. 29 Indy Star article about a mishandled Butler student sexual assault case sparked conversation about how the University is educating and informing students through prevention programs.
An IndyStar article and “Letter to the Editor” responding to a sexual assault that occurred on Butler’s campus in fall 2016 spark student concern over the university’s response.
On Jan. 29, news surfaced about a sexual assault that occurred on Butler’s campus in fall 2016. That evening, President James Danko released a statement about sexual violence. Students respond in a letter to the editor.