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Can lecture on ethics reduce sexual assaults in college?

The epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses continues unabated. The Carlisle Sentinel reports that Dickinson College is adding another approach in its efforts to reduce the number of sexual assaults on campus.

Dickinson Collge by kamikarin

Dickinson invited Harry Brod, an expert in men’s studies and a philosophy and humanities professor at the University of Northern Iowa, to lecture on the ethics of sexual consent. The timing of the lecture — “Asking For It: The Ethics and Erotics of Sexual Consent” — is perfect as students begin a new year, Brod said.

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Ed Kress
For over 35 years Ed Kress has been an instructor and student at the Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts, named "Best Overall Martial Arts School” worldwide by Black Belt Magazine. Master Fred Degerberg awarded Ed his 7th degree Black Belt in 2015. Growing up on Chicago’s Southside, Ed learned early in life to pay attention to his surroundings in order to avoid potentially dangerous people and situations. Along with local law enforcement officers and directors of campus security, Ed has developed a program which focuses on teaching personal safety on the streets, and as it relates to the high school and college experience. Ed has trained thousands of adult men and women as well as high school and college students to improve their personal and situational awareness and, when necessary, how to physically defend themselves using their brains as well as their bodies. Ed began his martial arts career when he started wrestling in 8th grade, taking 1st place in the Chicago Park District City Championships. He later wrestled varsity at Mendel Catholic High School where he was a Chicago Catholic League Conference Champion. During his college career at North Park University he was a Conference Champion and 2-time NCAA Div 3 national qualifier. He was on his way to qualifying for the 3rd time when a neck injury ended his college career. His record that year was 17 - 0. He continues to wrestle as Head Freshman Wrestling Coach at Loyola Academy. A position he has held since 2004.
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