Author: Aliyah Purnell

S.E.S.A.M.E. nonprofit works to stop childhood sexual misconduct

We all hear the stories coming into college— women getting roofied at parties, sexually assaulted while intoxicated, sexually harassed walking home in the dark. The statistic— one in five women experience sexual harassment while in college— is in orientation presentations and periodic newsletters. So naturally, college seems like the time when women are most vulnerable

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An open letter: Is Cal Poly in crisis, or are we overreacting?

*** Aliyah Purnell is a business administration junior, a senior contributor for The Wire, and the president of the Cal Poly Black Student Union. The views represented in this article do not necessarily represent the views of Women in Business and its members.  This whole week, leaders of cultural organizations at Cal Poly have been receiving emails,

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