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Rinks have long been the center of a culture of abuse.

Toxic Culture in Youth Sports Perpetuates Abuse- Here’s How

Annika Bjorklund, Editor-in-chief March 1, 2022

On December 13, 2021, USA Gymnastics settled with over 500 survivors of Dr. Larry Nassar, agreeing to pay 380 million dollars in total. In 2018, the #MeToo Movement exposed the systemic, generational,...

Amaya Brooks, junior, Lili Stevens, Rory Mendelow Sara Proctor and Ellory Boyd, seniors, posed with pictures they colored during the first Student Alliance for Consent and Sexual Safety meeting.

The Student Alliance For Consent and Sexual Safety

Akasha Brahmbhatt, Webmaster April 2, 2020

The Student Alliance For Consent and Sexual Safety is a new program at Boulder High School started by seniors Sara Proctor, Ellory Boyd and Izzy Perez. It was an hour of discussion on Wednesday that concerned...

A Boulder High senior appeared in court for his preliminary hearing. The student stands accused of a Class IV felony sexual assault against a classmate.

Sexual Assault Preliminary Hearing: What There is to Know

Jac McCarty, Editor in Chief February 13, 2020

Editor’s note: The charges against this defendant were dismissed and the records in this case were sealed by a judge. As a result, The Owl has elected to remove the defendant’s name from this article. A...

The controversial meme in question, proclaiming Atkinson to be career-a-gon. Via @skothers on Instagram.

We Need to Talk About This: Memes and the #MeToo Movement

Gavriel Mulligan, Editor-in-Chief February 3, 2020

We cannot launch into this coverage until we first extend our condolences to the Fairview community for the period of tumult they are experiencing and to victims of sexual harassment and assault who we...

For many of us, consent remains a murky concept. However, at its core, its definition is as black and white as any other; the only difference is that we dont teach it that way.

Consent: A Black and White Issue

Jac McCarty, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2020

Consent. It’s an idea that, more often than not, adheres to the time-tested saying of ‘you know it when you see it.’ Many cases are clear-cut. Black and white. A woman saying no. Powder slipped...

While we live alongside or even as survivors of sexual assault in our own community, victims are almost always relegated to the background of the case. Photo by Pawel Szvmanski on Unsplash.

Her Side of the Story

Gavriel Mulligan, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2020

According to statistics provided by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center from 2010, one in five women and one in seventy-one men will be the victim of rape at some point in their lives. These statistics...

A poster from the Womxns March in Seattle declaring A womans body is not yours to take by Cindy Shebley via Creative Commons.

Sexual Harassment in Schools

Zoe Scott , Staff Writer November 7, 2019

Any form of unwarranted comments or unwanted touch can foster feelings that range from discomfort to feeling threatened. Sadly, these interactions are way too common in day-to-day life for many people,...

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