This Op/Ed came in response to a poster campaign (posters put up with sexist quotes overheard on campus), the college's official sexual violence reporting numbers, and the designation of a new Task Force on the Status of Women in 2007. In a scathing…
After an IHH organizer, Taite Shomo '20.5, had begun to advertise the go/link for students to submit locations on campus that they'd been sexually harassed or assaulted, she spoke to The Campus about the project's history and goals.
The Campus covered the second rendition of The Map Project, which showed 108 "red dots" and was displayed in Davis Library. Several students spoke about their reactions and the urgency they felt about combatting sexual assault on campus.
Prompted by The Map Project, The Campus Editorial Board makes several recommendations regarding how to fight rape culture at Middlebury, including new in-person trainings, making reporting sexual assault easier, and changing party culture on campus.
Ahead of the upcoming third annual IHH storytelling event, The Campus interviewed co-founder Luke Carroll Brown, who spoke about hoping to reduce the stigma around sexual violence. Two other students speak to the importance of the event.