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Gov. Jerry Brown signs affirmative consent bill

by Emily Brennan, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

On Sunday, Sept. 28 Gov. Jerry Brown announced he signed a bill that makes California the first state in the nation to define sexual consent and require an explicit yes. The new law will require colleges to adopt certain policies including affirmative consen...

Sexual assault unmasked

Sexual assault unmasked

September 8, 2014

SDSU police report second sexual assault in one week

by Quinn Owen, Senior Staff Writer

September 7, 2014

A sexual assault was reported to the San Diego State Police Department Saturday, making it the second sexual assault reported to the department in one week. The latest sexual assault occurred early Saturday morning at approximately 2...

Audit report provides ideas on reporting, not preventing, sexual violence

by Elpin Keshishzadeh, Assistant Opinion Editor

July 7, 2014

Hold on to your seats, Aztecs—the Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence audit report for San Diego State University has been released. Just in case you’re not an all-things-SDSU news junkie, here’s what’s been happening:...

Yes…yes…yes…SB-967, we (continuously) consent!

by Anthony Berteaux, Staff Columnist

July 7, 2014

What is consent? It seems like a dated question, considering how progressed our society has become in regards to defining sexual assault and consent. However, apparently it’s a question that still needs answering. California...

Sexual assault is everyone’s problem

by Morgan Rubin

April 30, 2014

Let’s face it­­­–there are very few places on the planet where we can feel safe. Some people feel safe within their homes, while others find comfort within the walls of religious institutions and schools. with all the sexual...

Anti-sexual assault task force is an unsettling wake-up call

by Kelly Gardner

February 25, 2014

The stereotypes associated with college campuses have remained relatively consistent throughout the years. The average person would typically visualize typically mediocre living conditions, raging parties, all-nighters and unfortunately...

Men’s rights activists miss the point

by Madison Hopkins

October 9, 2013

At my freshmen orientation, one memory stands out particularly clearly among the blur of a campus tour, class registration and endlessly awkward get-to-know-each-other activities. What I clearly remember is sitting down in a lecture...

Crime Beat

by Hutton Marshall

February 28, 2012

Sexual assault on Montezuma Road and 63rd Street Police received a report of an abduction at a party on 63rd Street and Montezuma Road leading to a sexual assault early Sunday morning. The San Diego State and San Diego City P...