Is Haverford Any Different?

Though he didn’t mention it in the State of the Union, last week Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum, establishing a new task force to address the issue of rape and sexual assault on college campuses. Coinciding with this announcement, the White House Council on Women and Girls released a report with updated statistics on this issue. And, for another take on the task force, read this.

***Trigger Warning for Statistics/Discussion of Rape & Sexual Assault*** Continue reading


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As a surprise for the end of Sexvember, ASC has decided to get back to its roots and return to the wonderful world of WordPress!

In addition to reopening this blog as a public discussion space for the Haverford community, we’re also hosting some events in the non-virtual space (arguably the “real world”).

Come hang out with us this Friday, November 22nd, at 7:30 PM in Stokes Auditorium for a talk by one-of-our-first-feminist-crushes Jaclyn Friedman who is, among many other things, the editor of the amazing Yes Means Yes!: Visions of Female Sexual Power and A World Without Rape. If you’re interested in being a part of a discussion or dinner with Jaclyn in the afternoon before her talk, e-mail one of ASC’s co-heads Julia at to sign up!


And, in the news: Title IX Network Takes Colleges to Task for Mishandling Rape Reports. Thoughts?

As always, feel free to comment, e-mail us at, or post for yourselves!