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Release of interim sexual assault policy imminent

Queen’s new interim protocol for sexual assault will be publicly released “any day now”, according to Arig al Shaibah, chair of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Working Group.Continue...

Queen’s to develop sexual assault policy

After an investigation from the Toronto Star that related accounts of sexual assault at Queen’s, Principal Daniel Woolf has pledged to move forward in creating a specific sexual assault policy.Continue...

Shooting a stigma

Victims of sexual abuse have been given a chance to break the silence with “Voices of Sexual Violence,” a student-run photo project.Continue...

Realities of rape culture on campus

An in depth look into the effects of sexual assault on victims, and the meaning of rape culture on campus.Continue...

Queen’s student avoids sexual assault charge, convicted of common assault

On August 25, Queen’s student Chance Macdonald was sentenced to two years’ probation along with 88 days of intermittent jail time on weekends for assaulting a 16-year old victim 22 months ago.Continue...

Taxi driver and passenger violently attacked by group

Detectives for the Kingston Police (KP) are looking for witnesses of a violent assault of a taxi driver by eight to 10 assailants that occurred earlier this month.Continue...

Queen’s releases interim sexual assault protocol

The University has released an interim protocol to address sexual assault on campus until the end of the academic year, when a permanent model is expected to be unveiled.Continue...

Un-Blurred Lines addresses consent

Experts examined the role of alcohol in sexual assault and addressed the role of men in preventing violence against women at Un-Blurred Lines on Wednesday evening.Continue...

Sexy Queen’s U hosts Sexual Assault Awareness Week

Sexy Queen's U, a Queen's organization that seeks to raise awareness of campus sexual violence, hosted Sexual Assault Awareness Week (SAAW) on campus from Oct. 20-26.Continue...

University launches support group for survivors of sexual assault

The Psycho-Educational Group for Survivors of Sexual Assault (PEGaSUS), a new support group launched by Queen’s for survivors of sexual assault, is looking to show students that they’re not alone.Continue...