Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Another campus sexual assault, this time invisible

By Brandon Sides

November 13, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Recent news reports inform the public that yet another sexual assault occurred on the University of Massachusetts campus. On Sept. 2, an 18-year-old male student is alleged to have assaulted a female student. Bystanders interv...

Sexual assault advocates unite in effort to empower rape victims

By Eric Bosco

October 29, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Angie Epifano’s 2012 article, “An Account of Sexual Assault at Amherst College,” read by over 1 million people, has sparked a wave of sexual assault awareness, leading Epifano on a nationwide tour to share her experience. She made a stop at the University of Massachuset...

District Attorney’s Office debuts sexual assault prevention campaign

By Aviva Luttrell

April 8, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Calling for an end to sexual assaults on campus, officials from the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office on Friday premiered a series of three public service announcements aimed at raising awareness of the issue. The 30-second...

Sorority, local law firm hosts panel on sexual assault

By Eric Bosco

February 15, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

In an effort to raise awareness about sexual assault, University of Massachusetts sorority Alpha Chi Omega, with Amherst’s Dunn & Phillips Law Firm, hosted the panel “Debunking the Myth: A Guide to Understanding Sexual...

Students take part in sexual assault PSA auditions

By Emily Bedenkop

February 12, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Crime, Health & Wellness, News

Students crowded a New Africa House hall and went over their lines in hushed voices. They were waiting to audition for an upcoming series of Public Service Announcements about sexual assault, which were organized by the Massa...

Pittsfield man accused of rape has bail lowered

By Katie Landeck

November 6, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

Bail was lowered yesterday for one of the four Pittsfield men accused of raping a University of Massachusetts student, according to a press release from the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office. Adam Liccardi, 18, won...

Former prosecutor presents lecture on sexual assault

By Brianna Corcoran

March 1, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The largest issues facing victims of rape and sexual assault are victim blaming and stereotyping, according to Anne Munch, a former prosecutor who presented a lecture at the Cape Cod Lounge yesterday titled  “Sexual Assaul...

Student conduct code review to consider minimum penalties for serious offenses, victim appeal process

By Matt Rocheleau

April 26, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

A special commission, created in response to the University’s admission that it improperly sanctioned a student who allegedly confessed to an on-campus rape, will consider establishing minimum sanctions for serious off...