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Traditional Campus Safety is Not Violence Prevention

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By Lauren Rives, Student Staff Member In April 2023, I applied for a position as the Director of Student Resources in the University of Utah student government, ASUU. The position is designed to “advance legislation related to campus safety initiatives” and more. When applying, I said I fit the requirements for the role because of […]

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Reflections from the Lauren McCluskey Memorial 5k

By Jilly McBane and Lauren RivesOn Saturday, October 21st, the second annual Lauren McCluskey Race for Campus Safety took place on the University of Utah campus, marking five years since Lauren McCluskey was murdered by a former dating partner. The 5K race was a collaboration between the Lauren McCluskey Foundation, the U of U Department […]

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Goodnight Nightcaps

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By Allie Moore and Whitney Hills Recently well-intended student groups at the University of Utah carried out an initiative to supply the campus community with Nightcaps. Nightcaps are scrunchies that have drink covers tucked inside them. The drink covers are intended to be used to prevent drugs from being put into unsuspecting humans’ drinks at […]

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Learn to set boundaries!

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By Brenda Payan Relationships are hard. There’s a million books, articles and podcasts focused on what red flags to look out for in a partner, what is okay, what’s not okay, what boundaries are, how boundaries are not for other people but for yourself…and the list goes on. While some resources can be useful, there […]

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The New Consent Narrative: Episode 2 — Considering Consent

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In the second episode of The New Consent Narrative, Jilly Mcbane and U student Oliver Liston talk about some of the nuances of navigating dating and sexual relationships as well as how college students understand consent and communication. The New Consent Narrative is a podcast from the McCluskey Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education about […]

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We have a podcast!!!

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By Jilly Mcbane “Hello and welcome to The New Consent Narrative. My name is Jilly Mcbane.” I hope you get used to hearing that as it is my honor to introduce to you our very own podcast from the MCVP! As you can probably tell by the introduction, the podcast is titled, “The New Consent […]

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