Daily Archives: April 15, 2015

Stay Aware of Campus Sexual Assault

By Lauren O’Connor, Contributing Writer

It’s time West Liberty University and its students have a serious conversation about sexual assault. Reports have shown that one in every five college-aged women are victims of campus sexual assault. Up to 10 percent of campus sexual assault victims are men, but those men are usually assaulted by other men. However, a recent report by the Department of Justice found that these statistics are much lower than is being portrayed. There have been several other reports that also had conflicting numbers.

Remembering Auschwitz

By Jessica Broverman, Editor

April 16 marks seventy years since the liberation of those held within the fences of Auschwitz. For many people it is a dark period of time in which we only know through photographs and stories, but for others it is a much darker memory. Over six million people were sent to the Nazi concentration camps in the 1940’s and a little over one million escaped with their lives.  Philosophers, authors, business people, and even an Olympian were some that went through the terrors of Auschwitz.