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Unmasking female-centered bullying in schools

Unmasking female-centered bullying in schools

June 16, 2017

An anthropology professor chronicles her multi-year foray into a suburban high school to study female-specific bullying, competition, and aggression, concluding that actions assumed to be benign should be reclassified as violence.

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Gandhi Institute aims to heal hate with new youth program

Gandhi Institute aims to heal hate with new youth program

April 10, 2017

This initiative will provide grants of up to $1,000 for 12 local youth teams. “This project is intended to address the root causes of hate and incivility,” says Kit Miller, director of the institute.

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Public Safety is collecting holiday gifts to help children of domestic violence

Public Safety is collecting holiday gifts to help children of domestic violence

November 1, 2016

The Willow Center’s Purple Box campaign launches this time each year in recognition of national Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Cerulli awarded for empowering women

Cerulli awarded for empowering women

October 20, 2016

Catherine Cerulli, director of the Susan B. Anthony Center and the Laboratory of Interpersonal Violence and Victimization, was honored by the YWCA. She has worked on issues surrounding domestic violence and child abuse for more than 25 years.

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Department of Public Safety team to ‘Walk a Mile’ for domestic violence awareness

Department of Public Safety team to ‘Walk a Mile’ for domestic violence awareness

September 8, 2015

The annual event where many participants wear high heels and fun shoes during a one-mile walk around Ontario Beach Park, to benefit the Willow Domestic Violence Center (formerly known as Alternatives for Battered Women).

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Video gamers’ aggression linked to frustration, not violent content

Video gamers’ aggression linked to frustration, not violent content

April 7, 2014

The disturbing imagery of videos games are often accused of fostering feelings of aggression in players. But a new study shows hostile behavior is linked to gamers’ experiences of failure and frustration during play—not to a game’s violent content.

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Public Safety to conduct drill Jan. 9

Public Safety to conduct drill Jan. 9

January 3, 2014

The drill will simulate an emergency situation on campus, so members of the University community may see police and safety officers actively responding.

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