What message can we take from the Stanford student sexual assault case?
Eleanor Doward

What message can we take from the Stanford student sexual assault case?

Brock Turner, a 20-year-old Stanford student, was convicted recently of three counts of sexual assault including intent to rape an intoxicated person. He was sentenced to just six months, though the maximum is 14 years. He is expected to serve just three months. This high profile case, covered by media across the world, sent out … Continue reading

Those who have never needed ‘Safe Spaces’ need to stop treating them with contempt
Eleanor Doward

Those who have never needed ‘Safe Spaces’ need to stop treating them with contempt

I came across a quote attributed to Larry Winget (a motivational speaker, self-nicknamed the ‘Pitbull of Personal Development’) which had been shared by thousands on Facebook. It was addressed to ‘College Students’ and said that ‘you don’t need safe spaces to protect your fragile ego’. What university students need is apparently ‘ideas that will offend … Continue reading