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Nadine El Nesr

Nadine El Nesr

#ItHappensHereToo

Responding to the powerful tremors of the #MeToo movement in our own community

After a momentous “#MeToo” movement that has produced tremors powerful enough to shake the institutionalized malpractices perpetuated by powerful men, victims of sexual assault are being heard for the first time in history. Men in the sphere of Hollywood, politics and beyond are finally being held accountable for their actions. TIME magazine’s editor called this movement “the fastest-moving social change we’ve seen in decades.”

But is this “high velocity shift” being extended to our own community? Are we talking about the presence of sexual assault?

Opinion Editor Anna Silver and male faculty discuss the necessity of speaking up.

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Sexual harassment can occur in the confines of our own community
Male faculty guest columnists share how men can be allies