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Sexual harassment, gender stereotypes prevalent among youth
March 6, 2018

By Corrie Wilder, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

PULLMAN, Wash. – Young women enrolled in high schools and colleges told Washington State University researchers that people routinely make sexual comments, both in-person and online, about them and their bodies.

Sexual stereotypes can lead to unhealthy sexual relationships
June 2, 2017

By Corrie Wilder, Murrow College of Communication

Hust StaceyPULLMAN, Wash. ­­- Female college students who believe women are subservient and who endorse music media’s degradation of women are more likely to be involved in an unhealthy sexual relationship, according to research from WSU’s Murrow Center for Media & Health Promotion Research.

Feb. 7: Panel looks at impacts of Title IX
February 6, 2017

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Title IX and its impact on women and higher education in the United States will be discussed at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, in CUE 203 by a panel hosted by Washington State University’s common reading program.

Text messaging useful for reaching ‘at-risk’ teens about sex
April 23, 2015

willoughbyPULLMAN, Wash. – Text messaging that connects teens with sexual health educators is effective for delivering sexual health information, according to a recent study in The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University.

Sexual assault forum to be held
January 18, 2008

PULLMAN – The Pullman community will have the opportunity to interact with local and WSU experts and service providers through the “Sexual Assault Open Forum” at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Pullman City Hall Council Chambers. The event is free and open to the public.

“An educated community that is watchful, cares for its citizens, enforces laws and openly talks about sexual assault is less vulnerable to ongoing perpetration,” said Patricia Maarhuis, WSU Alcohol and Drug Counseling, Assessment, and Prevention Services (ADCAP) coordinator.

The forum is a means to educate the community about
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