Open Letter to Betsy DeVos

I highly doubt she will ever read it, but in light of recent developments within the Department of  Education of which she is the head, I was compelled to at least voice my outrage. “Betsy DeVos… On February 16, 2003, while I was a senior at Grand Valley State University in Allendale Michigan, I was […]

Whose job is it to prevent rape?

As I have said on many occasions, I am a rape survivor. As in the vast majority of cases of college rape, my assailant was a “friend” (over 80 percent of sexual assaults are committed by acquaintances. Forty-seven percent of rapists are people that victims have identified as a friend or acquaintance, while 25% of […]