Tag: sexual assault

#BLM, TV, Venue

I May Destroy You: an eye-opening watch

Michaela Coel is such an amazing creative force. She’s completely unapologetic and tells it like it is. Her portrayal of sexual assault in I May Destroy You is no different. The main character, Arabella, is a young Black woman who is struggling to finish her novel when she is date-raped on a night out. The…

News

Universities accused of ‘silencing’ students

Up to a third of UK universities have used ‘gagging’ clauses to prevent their students going public with complaints ranging from sexual assault, to poor teaching since 2016, according to research done by BBC.  Students have felt pressured into signing non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), a move which Universities UK, an organisation which represents 136 higher education…

Arts

Review: Stacy at London’s Etcetera Theatre

Inkwell Productions set up by UEA students Seàn Bennett and Keelan Swift-Stalley with their friend Ruby Lambert, staged Jack Thorne’s Stacy, at Etcetera Theatre, London. Ned Caderni and Caoimhe Blair both made their debuts, in producing and directing respectively. The one-man play follows Rob, played by Peter Hardingham. In his twenties and working as a…

Features

Beth Bacon revisits the NeverOK campaign

How do you follow up with someone that has been sexually harassed or assaulted in the LCR? There’s a number of ways that we can follow up with someone – almost all of what happens next is down to the survivor to define what they want to happen. Students can anonymously report any incident so…

Main Stories

Is there a sexual assault epidemic at UEA?

The highest number of reported incidents of rape, assault and harassment at a university took place at UEA over the past five years. 135 incidents were reported at UEA, an ITV News investigation found. UEA said the higher number signifies a positive reaction to their assault and harassment awareness campaigns. However, the accuracy of these…

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