The Bates Student

The Privledge of Never Having Experienced Sexual Assault

The Privledge of Never Having Experienced Sexual Assault

Cody Tracey

January 30, 2013

Potential Trigger Warning: This article discusses the complex nature of sexual assault 1. I can get pretty drunk and not worry about sexual assault. 2. I can talk about sexual abuse without feeling unsafe or having personal negative emotions triggered. 3. I can go to a dance without thinking about sexua...

It happens here, too. Bates needs to change the way we deal with sexual assault.

It happens here, too. Bates needs to change the way we deal with sexual assault.

Caroline Richards and Rachel Baumann

November 7, 2012

Judging from the number of students at NESCAC colleges who have come forward following former Amherst student Angie Epifano’s account in the Amherst Student of the horrifying details of her rape and the college’s inappropriate response and lack of support, one might say that it would not be surpr...

Dress nice, make ‘em look twice

Dress nice, make ‘em look twice

Catherine Tuttle

October 31, 2012

Women Advocacy Group’s soiree and reactions to sexual assault controversy at Amherst This past Saturday evening, the Bates Women’s Advocacy Group held their first-ever Soiree, held from 8-11pm in the Little Room in Chase. It was advertised as a “classy and elegant evening” and expectations were sur...

The Voice of Bates College Since 1873