Springfield Safe Zones provide inclusion and comfort

By Gianna DiPasquale Staff Writer “I like girls. No, I like boys. Do I like girls and boys? Am I attracted to anyone at all?” Although these thoughts often go unheard, these are questions that many may ask themselves in their childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Maybe you aren’t confused, but you feel alone and that … Continue reading Springfield Safe Zones provide inclusion and comfort

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Counseling center, SAVA helping hands in the most difficult of times

By Shawn McFarland Co Editor-In-Chief Sexual assault is despicable. It’s arguably one of the most heinous features of society. It can be difficult to talk about. Some find it uncomfortable, even embarrassing. But the victims of these unfortunate crimes don’t have to remain silent or go through it alone. At Springfield College, the Counseling Center … Continue reading Counseling center, SAVA helping hands in the most difficult of times

On rape culture at Springfield College: We are not immune

The writer of this column, a Springfield College student, chose to remain anonymous.   An oasis of manicured green grass, stately brick buildings. Student leaders smiling, all day, every day because everything is fine. Everyone you meet is polite and holds the door for the next person. A safe haven free of conflict, a bubble … Continue reading On rape culture at Springfield College: We are not immune

Revisiting reported sexual assault in Abbey Hall: An uneasy silence

By Greg Allen Co Editor-in-Chief Four months have gone by since an anguished evening in Abbey Appleton Hall--a night of reported sexual assault. And here at the end of February, well over 100 days since the Oct. 19 incident, there is still a silence on campus--a silence that has left many students uncomfortable. Springfield College … Continue reading Revisiting reported sexual assault in Abbey Hall: An uneasy silence