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A Law & Order love letter

A Law & Order love letter

Caroline Traylor

April 20, 2017

I am a twenty-something who has devotedly watched Law & Order: SVU for over ten years but have never paused to examine what it is exactly about this melodramatic crime drama that has hooked me so effectively and resonated with me so profoundly throughout my adolescence—until now. DUN DUN. I...

It’s sexual assault, not “locker room talk”

Statistics from 2016 National Sexual Violence Resource Center Report. Graphics by Brady Phelps

Editorial staff

October 12, 2016

Warning - graphic content The U.S. Department of Justice defines sexual assault as “any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient.” Language is important when discussing sexual violence and misconduct - for legal reasons and lucidity.   ...