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In the wake of the recent sexual assault allegations posed against BVSD students Curran English and Aidan Atkinson, Boulder High will be implementing some new policies regarding consent education.

Dr. Hill on Policy Changes Surrounding Sexual Assault

Clara Fraser, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

In the face of the recent events regarding sexual violence, I sat down with Dr. Hill to discuss the approach Boulder High is taking to deal with this issue. While Boulder High already has extensive policies...

Curran English Court Case

Jac McCarty, Editor in Chief February 13, 2020

Boulder High senior Curran English appeared in court for his preliminary hearing. He stands accused of a Class IV felony sexual assault against a classmate.

Curran English Preliminary Hearing: What There is to Know

Jac McCarty, Editor in Chief February 13, 2020

Boulder High senior and varsity soccer player Curran English appeared in court on Thursday, January 23, 2020 for his preliminary hearing. First arrested on November 27 of last year, English stands accused...

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...

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