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Q&A: Could knowing the risk factors of sexual aggression prevent sexual assault on college campuses? A UI professor hopes to find out.

By Emily Barske, Business Record editor When it comes to sexual assault prevention, colleges have often focused on telling people to be safe – in other words, how to not become a victim – but have less often focused on how to prevent people from becoming perpetrators of sexual violence. Read more…

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24 examples of microaggressions that Iowa women have experienced

By Emily Blobaum, Fearless editor Discriminatory actions and comments are often clear and apparent. But it’s also important to address the seemingly smaller, daily instances of comments that showcase biases known as microaggressions.  Kevin Nadal, a psychology professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, defines microaggressions as “the Read more…