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16 Days of Activism addresses gender gap in violence

16 Days of Activism addresses gender gap in violence

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

December 13, 2019

Our world has reached a point in which the value of free speech is crucial nowadays. Through countless movements, substantial progression toward a common goal has been on the rise. The thousands upon thousands of voices that have been muted throughout the years are becoming a thing of the past as people a...

Top 5: Opinions Section

Mia Irvin, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2018

2018 has been an intense school year. The headlines were dominated by a new controversial event daily, which means debates were heated and issues were divisive. But throughout all this chaos, people united under common opinions and found solace in one another’s understanding. The Precedent has compiled a list of our top op...

#MeToo

Lauren Fountain, Opinions Editor

February 16, 2018

In 2006, sexual assault survivor Tarana Burke started the Me Too campaign as a way to unite victims of sexual harassment and assault. In 2017, #MeToo swept the Internet, with celebrities and everyday people detailing their own experiences of unwanted advances by those in power. On Jan. 1, 2018, over...

Unsigned: An open letter to all who have shared their stories throughout the #MeToo movement

Precedent Staff

February 16, 2018

To the women of 2017. To TIME’s “Silence Breakers.” To the Olympic gymnasts. To the actresses, politicians, and human beings who said #MeToo. To the teachers, doctors, lawyers, mothers, and daughters who shared their stories. Thank you. You were little girls left without childhoods. You were actres...

Minute with Mia: Should the past movies of the accused be tossed out?

Mia Irvin, Editor in Chief

February 15, 2018

As more and more reports of sexual assault and abuse flood into our news feeds, certain questions related to these stars and their life off camera are likely to arise. As of late, those questions have revolved around sexual misconduct. Women and men from all fields have come forward with their stories...

#MeToo encourages survivors to come forward

Mia Irvin, Editor in Chief

December 20, 2017

If you were to pull up Google and type in just the number sign, the hashtag #MeToo is the first result that will pop up. Out of all the hashtags in the world, one that intros the stories of sexual assault is the most predictable search option. Everyday, the movement’s social media presence grows. More and...

Social media hashtag #MeToo brings sexual assault awareness

Mia Irvin, Editor in Chief

November 29, 2017

If you were to pull up Google and type in just the number sign, the hashtag #MeToo is the first result that will pop up. Out of all the hashtags in the world, one that intros the stories of sexual assault is the most predictable search option. Everyday, the movement’s social media presence grows. More and...

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