The curtain that shielded the predatory men in Hollywood has been inching its way open, yet Hollywood has been radio silent when it comes to Jared Leto, unless you’re Dylan Sprouse and James Gunn. This sunday Leto presented Olivia Rodrigo with her grammy, which then incited a twitter frenzy of fans hoping to protect Rodrigo from the alleged predator. This leads the question, Leto’s sexual misconduct has been circulating for years, why has Leto never formally addressed it or rather, why has no one approached …
America doesn’t care about sexual assault victims
Rapist sympathizers justify a rapist’s action, and are just as sickening as rapists themselves. They flock to defend the person being accused, building a support system greater than those who actually need it. Women who are survivors of sexual assault are branded as criminals, and are seen as bad guys in a patriarchal, misogynist enabling society.
Slutwalk: No means no, Kava-nah
Where usual constant traffic ensues, not a car is in sight on Saturday October 6th. Instead, as far as the eye can see scantily clad (and some fully clothed) bodies and protest signs line the sidewalks of downtown Los Angeles. Crowds begin their march at First Street and Hill and loudly make their way to Pershing Square, a quick half mile march in which hundreds of men, woman, or anyone in between can have their voices heard. This is the scene Amber Rose’s fourth annual …
Student trustee candidates advocate for equity and diverse representation
In a forum Tuesday afternoon in the quad, candidates for student trustee explained their qualifications, motivations for running and how they will advocate for students’ interests if elected. The student trustee serves as a liaison between the Board of Trustees and PCC’s Associated Students. At Board of Trustees meetings, they represent the student body, holding the power to make and second motions, participate in discussion and have an advisory vote. The Student Trustee also sits on the Associated Students executive board in an advisory capacity. …
Courier Chat: Sexual Harassment Allegations on Campus
This week on the podcast, Sam talks to Editor-in-Chief, Amber Lipsey about the sex offender on campus, Ty Yu, the vice president and corporate chef of I-8 food services and his alleged offenses on campus. If you have a story and want to reach out to us, email us at the email below Have something you want us to talk about on the podcast? Want to appear as a guest or have your story told? Email us!: email@example.com If you feel you or a loved …
Time’s Up: Ending the malicious Weinstein legacy
Given the allegations that ranged from sexual harassment to rape against Harvey Weinstein that nearly lead to the bankruptcy of his company, it’s no surprise that Hollywood’s on high alert.
Police Blotter: Possible parking lot sexual assault undergoing investigation
Monday, February 26 A verbal altercation took place between a staff member and a student in CC-105. An officer was dispatched and made contact with the persons in question. The situation was resolved. There were reports of a woman walking in the middle of Colorado Blvd. An officer arrived at the scene and could not find the subject. A staff member requested police assistance in resolving a matter when a student was getting argumentative with a professor. The situation was resolved. A report came in …
SlutWalk: Walking Away Stigmas
In the beginning of October on Sunday morning, hundreds of people marched in Los Angeles to protest slut shaming, victim blaming and gender inequality at the third annual Amber Rose Slutwalk.
The way society responds to sexual assault has transformed
In the wake of the recent Harvey Weinstein accusations, there has been an extreme flood of sexual assault allegations against Hollywood industry people including “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey.
DeVos, rape victims and the ‘both sides’ myth
Pepper spray? Knife? Stun gun?