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#MeToo shows improvement in discourse on sexual assault and harassment

The #MeToo movement is an effective way to raise awareness and show support for those who have experienced sexual assault and harassment, said BYU-Hawaii students.

DeVos plans to replace Obama-era Title IX policies, allows flexibility in dealing with accused students

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced her plans to implement a new policy that will allow colleges to have more flexibility in balancing the rights of accused students, according to the New York Times.

California law requires long-term care professionals use preferred pronouns for transgender patients

California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill No. 219 into law, which demands long-term care professionals to address senior transgender patients by their preferred pronoun, according to the Associated Press.

Women say Boy Scouts policy to allow girls isn’t necessary–improve GSA and YW programs instead

After the Boy Scouts of America announced it will accept girls into the program, female BYU-Hawaii students said they wouldn’t have joined when they were younger.

Trump adds non-Muslim countries to travel ban, House Senate meeting addressing original ban cancelled

Trump has included Venezuela, North Korea, and Chad to his travel ban, an action that caused the cancelation for the hearing on the accused unconstitutional travel ban put in place in February, according to CNN.

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