The Daily Utah Chronicle

Campus Sexual Assault Policy in Review

Campus Sexual Assault Policy in Review

By Katelyn Collett

April 16, 2019

  The University of Utah makes changes to policies in order to help prevent sexual assault on campus, but also to help those who have been assaulted. The current policy is called “Rule 1-012: Discrimination Complaint Rule” and it came into effect in February of 2017. Sexual Assault Awareness...

Utah Senate Passes Campus Safety Amendments Bill Inspired by Lauren McCluskey

Utah Senate Passes Campus Safety Amendments Bill Inspired by Lauren McCluskey

By Mandi Johansen

March 8, 2019

  Lauren McCluskey is remembered fondly at the University of Utah and by everyone who knew her. McCluskey was a bright and kind student with a great future whose tragic death on Oct. 22, 2018 has caused several pushes for changes in Utah law as well as procedures at the U involving sexual assault and lockdown protocols. The U’s response includes implementing changes aimed at further addressing campus safety is...

Form Over Function: Are ‘Fashionable’ Safety Items Capitalizing on Anxieties About Assault?

Form Over Function: Are ‘Fashionable’ Safety Items Capitalizing on Anxieties About Assault?

By Alaikia Marielle

March 5, 2019

  The amount of self-defense products made specifically for women to prevent sexual assault is staggering. Just over a decade ago, Taser International introduced a compact taser which came in several colors, including pink. Today, pink tasers are just the tip of the self-defense iceberg. Sexual ass...

Findings From Campus Climate Survey Released

Findings From Campus Climate Survey Released

By Amy Loret

March 5, 2019

  Findings from the University of Utah's second Campus Climate Survey confirmed that more students report experiencing sexual misconduct compared to the number of incidents that are officially reported. Results also indicated an increase in awareness of sexual violence and prevention methods co...

Man Convicted of Sexually Abusing U Student is Arrested on New Abuse Charges

Man Convicted of Sexually Abusing U Student is Arrested on New Abuse Charges

By Christina Giardinelli

October 20, 2018

  27-year-old Jared David Grimes, who was convicted of sexually abusing a female student at the U in August of 2016, was arrested Thursday on new sexual assault charges. Police were alerted to an incident occurring on TRAX near the Central Point Station on 221 W and 2100 S. According to pol...

Richards: Utah Schools Need to Stand Up For Students

Richards: Utah Schools Need to Stand Up For Students

By Connor Richards

September 12, 2017

Students are the latest victims of a string of right-wing policies laid out by President Donald Trump's administration — an administration that seems intent on targeting only the most innocent populations. In this case, it is immigrant children and sexual assault victims. Speaking through Attorney G...

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