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Saying ‘No More’ to domestic violence
April 27, 2018

The National Women’s Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation has selected WSU Vancouver’s integrated strategic communication program to help with “WA Says No More.”

Men’s magazine article associated with sexual aggression
July 6, 2016

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

mens-fitness-magazinePULLMAN, Wash. – A recent article in Men’s Fitness magazine, “How to Turn a ‘No’ into a ‘Yes,’ ” has attracted angry messages on Twitter from readers who argue this approach encourages men to be sexually coercive. Research at the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication and the Department of Human Development at Washington State University shows why that’s true and why stories like this can promote sexual aggression.

Popular crime shows may help reduce sexual assault
October 8, 2015

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Stacey-HustPULLMAN, Wash. – A new study reveals viewers of “Law and Order” have a better grasp of sexual consent than viewers of other crime dramas such as “CSI” or “NCIS,” suggesting that individuals who watch programs in which sexual predators are punished may avoid sexual predatory behavior in real life.

Feb. 3: Survivor, author discusses campus sex assault, recovery
January 27, 2015

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

LauraGray-Rosendale-80PULLMAN, Wash. – In her latest book, “College Girl: A Memoir,” university professor Laura Gray-Rosendale describes the brutal rape and beating she endured as a Syracuse University junior in 1988 and the massive confusion and challenges she overcame in the months and years since.

WSU regents approve Food Quality Building addition
October 24, 2014

By Kathy Barnard, WSU University Communications

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Creamery will be able to turn a drain on its resources into a possible new revenue stream and educational tool, thanks to action by the WSU Board of Regents today.

WSU grant will address sexual assault, stalking, violence
September 29, 2014

Paula-Adams-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is one of about 20 institutions of higher education throughout the country working with the U. S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, to implement best practices to address violence.

Response to sexual assault focus of health campaign
March 24, 2014

By Carolina Garces-Zapico, Health & Wellness Services intern

cougs-helping-cougs-logo-250PULLMAN, Wash. – A campaign encouraging the Washington State University community to listen to, believe and support students who experience sexual assault begins March 24.

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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