Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Activist Ruchira Gupta exposes sex trafficking crimes

Posted on March 23, 2015 by Zachary Searles in News

Activist Ruchira Gupta visited USM last week to speak on her experiences fighting to abolish sex trafficking. She started her career as a journalist and won an Emmy for her documentary The Selling of Innocents which explores the plight of young girls in India being taken from their homes and sold into prostitution to work […]

Safe Sex at Portland’s first Sexpo

Posted on March 09, 2015 by Zachary Searles in News

To drop some must-have sexual knowledge on USM students, social work graduate students Christina Cook and Sarah Milnor organized the first ever ‘Sexpo’ in the Woodbury campus center last week. “We just wanted to throw a sex positive event and maybe start some conversations,” said Milnor. Some of the activities students could engage in was […]

USM takes precaution against measles

Posted on March 02, 2015 by Zachary Searles in News

Over February break, USM Health & Counseling services sent out two emails to update students about the measles outbreak that has occurred, starting in California and has started to make its way eastward across the United States. Measles is a viral illness that causes symptoms similar to the flu, and shortly after these symptoms arise […]

No consequences set for ‘mandatory’ training

Posted on February 04, 2015 by Zachary Searles in News

Consequences are yet to be set for the majority of students who haven’t completed the mandatory sexual assault prevention training. In the middle of November an email was sent out to students, paired with a message on Maine Street, making students aware that the training must be completed. Originally, the training was supposed to be […]