Caitlin Rodgers*, then a student at Christopher Newport University, felt comfortable around the man that her friend brought to their sorority formal that night. When she was locked out of her dorm room, she had no reason not to trust him.
When the sexual assault charges against Jameis Winston were dropped, the reaction was mixed. Some celebrated that the Florida State University quarterback and recent Heisman winner was cleared. Others, including the unidentified victim, thought it could hold others back from reporting similar crimes.
By Tiffanie Reynolds | firstname.lastname@example.org
The whir of her cell phone, set to vibrate, goes off beside Susan Peters’ bed. She picks it up, already knowing the call is from the Betty Griffin House, walks to the bathroom, puts on her already folded change of clothes and drives to Flagler Hospital.
By Phil Grech | email@example.com
Recently a friend of mine was physically and sexually assaulted at a party. After she pushed the guy off her, he called her a slut and a bitch. While her friends came to her defense, no male did and the attacker’s friends encouraged his behavior.