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SAPE/Facebook | Georgetown Sexual Assault Peer Educators (SAPE), an organization that aims to cultivate students’ awareness for sexual assault and sexual violence, will host programming such as Denium Day and Survivor’s Circles for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) during April.

SAPE Pushes for Survivor-Centric Campus During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Nora Toscano, Hoya Staff Writer April 12, 2024

CW: This article references and discusses sexual assault and rape. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Georgetown Sexual Assault Peer Educators (SAPE), a student...

Catherine Alaimo/The Hoya | H*yas for Choice and SAPE sold condom-grams and consent-grams in honor of Valentines Day.

Be Mine… if You Want to: Consent, Condoms and Valentine’s Day

By Lauren Doherty, Senior News Editor February 15, 2024

H*yas for Choice (HFC), a pro-abortion student group, and Sexual Assault Peer Educators (SAPE), a student group that advocates for sexual assault survivors, held Valentine’s Day inspired fundraisers...

GUSA Releases New Plans To Reform Sexual Assault Prevention Trainings

GUSA Releases New Plans To Reform Sexual Assault Prevention Trainings

By Liana Hardy September 8, 2020

The Georgetown University Student Association Senate plans to enhance student sexual assault prevention trainings for the fall of 2021 by revamping the training curriculum and expanding the number and...

JULIA GIGANTE FOR THE HOYA | GUPD released the 2019 annual security report on Sept. 30 showing increased reports of stalking and burglary incidents on campus.

Stalking, Burglary Incidents Nearly Doubled in 2018

By Annalise Myre October 4, 2019

Reports of stalking and burglary incidents in on-campus, nonresidential buildings have nearly doubled in the last year, according to the Georgetown University Police Department’s 2019 Annual Security...

SAMUEL NELSON/THE HOYA | Participants at listening sessions expressed concern on DOE proposals for narrowing the definition of sexual misconduct and raising the standard of proof in Title IX hearing processes, among other issues.

University Releases Draft Comment on Title IX Proposals

By Joshua Levy and Meena Morar January 25, 2019

The Georgetown community can now review the draft of the university’s comment to the U.S. Department of Education regarding proposed Title IX reforms. Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson and...

GU SEXUAL ASSAULT PEER EDUCATORS Georgetown University may not appoint a new Title IX coordinator until the spring semester, leaving the position empty for a minimum of seven months following Laura Cutways unannounced departure from the role in June.

Search for Title IX Coordinator Continues; University Completes 1st Round of Interviews

By Emma Wenzinger November 15, 2018

The hiring process for a Title IX coordinator is still in progress nearly five months after Laura Cutway’s June departure, with one round of interviews, including a student panel, complete. Student...

ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Health Education Services, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, and the Womens Center organized a month-long education campaign aimed at raising awareness about sexual violence.

SAPE Organizes 1st Monthlong Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign

By Olivia Eggers April 27, 2018

Throughout April, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, the Women’s Center and Health Education Services hosted events in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness month, the first time in university...

Carmen Livesay (COL 17) as protagonist Lexi and Katherine Pietro (COL 17) as her best friend Jessie

Black Theatre Ensemble Haunts With ‘Hookman’

By Kathryn Baker April 3, 2017

From Georgetown’s Black Theatre Ensemble comes the hauntingly thought-provoking “Hookman.” Adapted from the show by playwright Lauren Yee, it follows Georgetown freshman Lexi, played by Carmen...

SAPE Sees Expanded Reach

By Yasmine Salam October 28, 2016

Georgetown’s Sexual Assault Peer Educators program has educated 300 students in sexual misconduct policies and bystander intervention so far this year, putting it on course to exceed the 700 students...

Self-Defense Classes Expand Purview

By Tom Garzillo November 21, 2014

The Georgetown University Police Department will expand its self-defense class offerings, which have been limited to courses for women, to include a class for LGBTQ individuals and a class open to all...

GU Updates Sexual Assault Policy

By Maddy Moore September 9, 2014

Following the guidance of the White House and the Office of Civil Rights, the Office of Student Conduct introduced several changes to Georgetown’s sexual misconduct policy last week. Hearing panels...

Why We Won’t Endorse a Candidate for GUSA

By Nate Tisa and Adam Ramadan February 14, 2014

Last Wednesday night, election banners were unfurled, videos were released and — like clockwork — the GUSA campaign season was underway once again. Though we don’t miss the late nights and sore knuckles...

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