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U Police Chief Dale Brophy Suddenly Announces Retirement

U Police Chief Dale Brophy Suddenly Announces Retirement

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey

July 16, 2019

  In a statement Tuesday afternoon, University of Utah officials announced that U Police Chief Dale Brophy will retire on Oct. 15 of this year. Brophy has worked with the department since 2013, when he joined as deputy police chief. According to the statements, he was promoted to police chief...

The Takeaway Panelists Discuss Troubling Rates of Violence Against Indigenous Women in Utah

The Takeaway Panelists Discuss Troubling Rates of Violence Against Indigenous Women in Utah

By Miacel Spotted Elk

June 10, 2019

  On June 6, KUER hosted National Public Radio’s "The Takeaway" at the University of Utah's S.J. Quincy Law School. The live event featured a panel discussion about violence against women and two-spirit people in the American West. The panel included Democratic Representative Angela Romero,...

Not All Angels Have Wings: We Need More Than Just Special Shots and Tech-Savvy Bras to Stop Sexual Assault

Not All Angels Have Wings: We Need More Than Just Special Shots and Tech-Savvy Bras to Stop Sexual Assault

By Madge Slack

April 17, 2019

  “Rape is the only violent crime in Utah that occurs at a higher rate than the rest of the nation,” according to health.utah.gov. One in three women will experience some form of sexual assault in Utah, and one in eight will be raped. Our rape rate is 63.7 per 100,000 women, compared to ...

Know Your Resources, No Matter Your Colors: Sexual Assault Resources Across Utah Universities

Know Your Resources, No Matter Your Colors: Sexual Assault Resources Across Utah Universities

By Mandi Johansen

April 17, 2019

  University campuses make many efforts to keep their campus safe and provide resources and support for students that have been victims of sexual misconduct or assault. The University of Utah recently released the Campus Climate Survey, which showed that 19% of undergraduate students have had various experiences with sexual assault and 17% have had experiences with s...

U’s Police Chief Speaks On New Victim-Survivor Advocate and Campus Safety

U’s Police Chief Speaks On New Victim-Survivor Advocate and Campus Safety

By Amy Loret

April 16, 2019

  The Daily Utah Chronicle sat down with University of Utah's Director of Public Safety, Chief of Police Dale Brophy to discuss the new Victim-Survivor Advocate and campus safety in general at the U. The new Victim-Survivor Advocate for the U's Department of Public Safety, Jaimie Justice,...

Scott: The War of Doubt in Sexual Assault Cases

Scott: The War of Doubt in Sexual Assault Cases

By Elise Scott

April 16, 2019

  Last week, former Utah State University football star Torrey Green was sentenced to 25 years and up to life behind bars for the serial rape of six women. Green committed these crimes between 2013 to 2015 by luring multiple women into his apartment under the pretense of watching a movie afte...

Video Games and Sexual Violence: How Pervasive is Sexual Assault in Video Games?

Video Games and Sexual Violence: How Pervasive is Sexual Assault in Video Games?

By Christopher Payne and Ray Gill

April 15, 2019

  We’ve come to expect a degree of controversy surrounding video games. As a newer, popular form of art and entertainment, they continue to provoke heavy analysis and even attacks over social media. The interactive element inherent in gaming brings up questions about what content is acceptabl...

The Clothesline Project Uses Art to Increase Awareness of Sexual Assault

The Clothesline Project Uses Art to Increase Awareness of Sexual Assault

By Yixin Song

April 1, 2019

  Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault. Growing up in China, I was rarely exposed to any discussion of sexual assault, partially because of the country's traditional and conservative attitudes towards sexuality and partially because of the its lack of freedom of speech, wh...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Campus Initiatives To Look Forward To

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Campus Initiatives To Look Forward To

By Amy Loret

March 30, 2019

  April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and University of Utah students can plan to engage with SAAM in several different ways thanks to initiatives planned by the U's SAAM Committee. Further information and a full list of events during SAAM is posted on the Center for Student Wellness...

Sexual Assault Reported On U Campus

Sexual Assault Reported On U Campus

By Amy Loret

March 26, 2019

  Content Warning: This article deals with sexual assault and campus safety. A list of campus resources is provided at the bottom. University of Utah police are investigating a sexual assault that reportedly occurred on the U’s campus. In the victim’s report, a woman described being se...

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