Every 92 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. 15 percent of sexual assault victims are between 12-17 years old, and 54 percent are 18-34, according to Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN).
Seven RBHS students, current and former, have stepped forward to share their experiences.
For legal and ethical reasons, “Bearing News” has made all of the following sources, except Psychotherapist Dr. Jim Gerber and outreach and crisis counselor Lesley Thalhuber, anonymous.
Trigger warning: sexual assault, rape
Stories by Ann Fitzmaurice. Illustrated by Moy Zhong. "Sexual assault leaves lasting impact" by Katie Whaley.
For a very long time, schedule pick-up day has been the same. Every year there are long lines, tightly packed people, stations, and posing for photos. Near the exits, exclamations of disappointment or joy fill the halls when students compare schedules. Now that atmosphere will change. Instead of going to......