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GEP’s upcoming Sexual Assault Drive

GEP’s upcoming Sexual Assault Drive

Swara Tewari and Rucha Soman

March 25, 2019

To honor sexual assault survivors, April has been designated as the Sexual Assault Awareness month by the National Sexual Violence Research Center. From April 22 to May 3, Girls Empowerment Project (GEP) will be hosting a drive to raise money for sexual assault victims. With the increase of media ...

Get loud

Get loud

Brandon Ng

October 20, 2018

very family gathering I hear the same topic over and over. Politics are so frequent that I rarely hear about everyone's personal lives. It's become such a huge deal in our family over the last two years that often times I can unfortunately predict what some of the conversation is. A while ago it was Tru...

“Me Too”: MVHS alumni share their sexual assault stories

“Me Too”: MVHS alumni share their sexual assault stories

Gauri Kaushik

November 10, 2017

"The first time it happened, she was in elementary school. They were playing a game where she had to “guess the object,” and he made her touch certain body parts. What made it worse was the fact that he was her cousin." After the sexual assault allegations against movie producer Harvey Weinstein,...

New California “Yes means yes” law better protects students from sexual assault

New California “Yes means yes” law better protects students from sexual assault

Pranav Parthasarathy

October 6, 2014

n Sept. 29, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law making Calif. the first state in the nation to adopt a “yes means yes” policy regarding sexual consent at all colleges and universities that accept funding from the state. According to the law, consent must be explicitly given at the onset of intimacy and may...