domestic violence

The Old Broad Speaks

The Old Broad Speaks

Suffering in Silence. Sadly, it isn’t shocking that a high percentage of women reported abuse at the hands of sexually intimate partners. Roughly 60% of bisexual women have been stalked, physically abused, or sexually assaulted. More than 40% of lesbians and more than 30% of heterosexual women also reported abuse. Men are also victims. Approximately […]

NFL lacks consistency in revised policies

NFL lacks consistency in revised policies

Recent scandals involving NFL star running backs ex-Baltimore Raven Ray Rice and Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson, have led to new revisions in the NFL’s policies regarding domestic violence. But the actions the league has taken in each case have been inconsistent. Rice faced disciplinary action from the NFL in July after an incident surfaced that […]

A different take on ‘Othello’ at Visionbox

A different take on ‘Othello’ at Visionbox

  [media-credit id=246 align=”alignnone” width=”600″][/media-credit] Benjamin Cowhick (left) abd Matthew Blood-Smyth, listen to Dwayne Carrington, give a monologue during Visionbox’s production of “The Othello Project.”   The connection between “Othello” and domestic violence is subtle and deals with societies’ views of gender and roles within them. Domestic violence and gender roles were examined through “The […]

Metro’s administration says no to funding the Phoenix Center at Auraria

Ramsey Scott rscott42@mscd.edu The doors of the Phoenix Center at Auraria have been closed to Metro students. Metro’s administration, on Dec. 1, decided not to fund the center due to the current financial crisis the college is facing. The center, which deals with survivors of sexual assault, interpersonal violence, and stalking, had asked Metro to […]

Phoenix Center at Auraria might have to close its doors to Metro students

Ramsey Scott rscott42@mscd.edu The Phoenix Center at Auraria, which provides advocacy to survivors of interpersonal violence, sexual assault and stalking, might have to shut its doors to Metro students at the end of the year. The tri-institutional center was created through a 3-year grant from the federal Department of Justice in 2008. When the DOJ […]