Dating violence on college campus
Intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual assault, and stalking can occur independent or concurrent to one another.
"Having an abuser write a book report is not going to encourage survivors to come forward.
They need to know that violent people cannot continue to be violent with impunity.
On Black Friday, Nadia Ezaldein, a University of Chicago student, was working at a Chicago Nordstrom when her ex-boyfriend entered the store, found her in the accessories department, and shot her to death. A day earlier, on Thanksgiving, Shannon Jones, a student at Cornell University, was allegedly strangled to death by her boyfriend during an argument.
Police described the murder as a "domestic incident." The two cases are not the only abusive relationships to end in the death of a college student in recent months.
Thirteen percent of college women say they have been stalked, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.