Activist to discuss gender violence

Jackson Katz, the creator of a gender violence program entitled “Mentors in Violence prevention,” will speak at an upper school assembly April 20. Katz’s organization has been heavily marketed by multiple sports leagues and organizations. “We are lucky to have him coming as he is a vocal activist in the movement against the violence that […]

Take a stand against rape culture

When I first saw miniature pairs of jeans cut out from denim dangling from the second story of the Munger Science Center, I did a double take. Then I remembered Denim Day. When I walked further into campus and saw the walls adorned with jeans decorated with phrases like “No means no,” I thought only […]

Denim Day raises awareness on rape

A panel of presenters speaking about sexual assault was organized by Trishta Dordi ’15 as part of a series of events leading up to Denim Day April 23. Presenters included Harriet Kerr from the UCLA Rape Treatment Center in Santa Monica, representatives from the South Asian Helpline and Referral Agency and Angela Parker from the […]

Panel informs students about sexual assault

A panel of experts spoke on issues surrounding rape, sexual assault and sexual abuse during break today in Ahmanson. The panel was organized by Trishta Dordi ’15 as part of a series of events leading up to Denim Day April 23. Presenters included Harriet Kerr from the UCLA Rape Treatment Center in Santa Monica, representatives […]

Self-defense classes planned for Denim Day April 21

Self-defense classes and a panel of rape experts will  number among the activities intended to celebrate Denim Day April 21. Trishta Dordi ’15 has organized Denim Day on campus for the past two years, but was inspired to make it a “bigger deal” this year after hearing about what she felt were even more cases […]