Carson Bechtel is a 20-year-old sophomore political science major at the University of La Verne, who identifies as non-binary with the pronouns he, him and they, them. His personal story of being a victim of sexual assault and rape begins when he was made to leave his father’s home in Phoenix in 2019.
As I heard the news that South Carolina removed the exceptions on rape and incest to their abortion law I could not help but be filled with anger, confusion and tears. How could the country that I live in deny autonomy to the lives of so many women?
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled film producer and sexual predator Harvey Weinstein, but not other notable abusers — including Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski and Casey Affleck — showing that they are just saving face and are willing to let other abusers off the hook.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced her intention to roll back Title IX guidelines for addressing sexual assault on college campuses, on Sept. 7, during an address at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.