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Consent Fair kicks
off new semester
BY CLARE FORRISTER
On Wednesday, Sept. 10, Guilford College
students kicked off this year's Consent
Campaign with a kiss, some much-needed
education and a whole lot pf free t-shirts.
"(The Consent is Sexy campaign kickoff fair
is about) putting less focus on victim blaming
and more on treating consent as a positive
communication between people who want to
be intimate," said Kristie Wyatt '08, wellness
education coordinator and and community
directorfor Shore Hall, English Hall and Pope
House, to students gathered on the patio of
Founders Hall as the fair began.
Students had the opportunity to participate
in activities ranging from painting each other
with body paint after asking for consent to
putting lipstick on, puckering up and kissing a
poster wWch read "I love consent."
No matter the activity, the focus remained
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Recent crime raises safety concerns
After an attack on a student on Sept. 7, the community is left wondering
how to increase the security of an open campus.