News and Media

Northfield News (5/11)

Philip Weyhe wrote another article, this time detailing the formative weeks of the working group:

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xoJane (5/9)

This is less related to our work on campus, but I wrote an open letter to my rapist several months ago and decided to share it on


Teen Vogue (5/5)

Laura Stampler wrote a great article detailing the progress we have made:

teen-vogue-logo (5/3)

Claire Lampen writes a long essay which covers very extensively the details of my experience with the sexual assault process, our protest and the administration’s response.


xoJane (4/29)

This is a piece I wrote for xoJane detailing the struggles of reporting my sexual assault:


Manitou Messenger (4/21)

Andrew Hoffman ’16 offered an editorial on the role of silence in campus activism.

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Photo Credit: Emma Johnson

Gender Justice (4/20)

Lawyers at Gender Justice write about the filing of an complaint with the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

Northfield News (4/19, for 4/20’s paper):

Jerry Smith writes an opinion piece imploring St. Olaf admin to “truly strive to change policies and procedures that have left many students feeling betrayed by their college.”

Philip Weyhe wrote an article on the formation of the working group, and about the concerns surrounding the working group:


Minnesota Public Radio NewsCut (4/13):

Bob Collins here reports on Associate Professor Emerita Olivia Frey’s statement regarding St. Olaf’s response to calls for policy change:


Northfield News (4/12, for 4/13’s paper)

Philip Weyhe wrote another very incredible article, which addresses the slow-footedness of St. Olaf’s administration in addressing sexual assault concerns as well as the relative speed with which Carleton addressed similar issues 7 years ago:

Additionally, Jerry Smith wrote an opinion piece on the need for transparency from President David Anderson’s administration when addressing issues of sexual assault:


Manitou Messanger (4/9)

An article from Amy Mihelich for the Manitou Messenger:

The Chad Hartman Show, WCCO Radio (4/8)

My interview with WCCO radio:

Hercampus (4/8)

A brief Q&A between myself and Ali Hinchcliffe:

Star Tribune (4/6, for 4/7’s paper) 

Maura Lerner and Mary Lynn Smith wrote an article for Thursday’s Star Tribune about our efforts.



Northfield News (4/5, for 4/6’s paper):

Philip Weyhe wrote an excellent longer article about our protest for Wednesday’s edition of the Northfield News.



Miss Matters (4/5):

’09 Olaf alum Angela Gulner writes a powerful piece on our movement called “Taking Their Power Back”:

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Feministing Article (4/5):

Mahroh Jahangiri wrote an article on about us! Check it out here:



WCCO Interview (4/1):

Click the text below to see an interview with WCCO (CBS Minnesota) from April 1:

St. Olaf Student Claims School Failed Her After Rape