“The concert originally scheduled for January 29 has been canceled so that we can reconsider the program and its lineup,” the BC music department wrote in an email.
Following an article exposing a BU professor as the subject of an investigation for alleged sexual harassment, BC students joined BU grad students in a rally against sexual assault.
“We at Bystander Intervention, the Women’s Center, and across campus are here to support and uplift survivors, because not one of us should be fully defined by the things that have happened to us.”
It was at the discretion of BCPD to assess the imminence of the danger, and it believed that it was not worthwhile to report.
The student was raped three times, in a parking lot and several other sites, before she was dropped off at BC. The student then immediately reported the incident to the Boston College Police Department.
“Take Back the Night” is rooted in international protests against sexual violence.
The increase is expected as BC focuses its efforts on education and resources for survivors to report.
Jennifer Thompson’s life changed when she was sexually assaulted at knifepoint. After wrongfully convicting a man, who spent eleven years in prison, Thompson became an activist against wrongful prison convictions.
If Senate Resolve S. 2471 is picked up and passed in informal session by the State House, Massachusetts would be the first state to mandate a climate survey on sexual assault.