While education institutions may have control over student dorms, Corvias, a private firm, lurks with a potentially viable “legal action” at any moment. It’s not surprising then that speculations of Georgia schools kicking their students out of campus housing – but keeping the money – percolated in these conditions.
Politics are complicated. The systems putting our elected officials into office aren’t as simple as we were taught in school. Georgia’s complicated system of counties and commissions results in hundreds of government officials at the state level. AY looked into Georgia’s officials for the recent primary election and now we’re looking at the process to get on the ballot.
COVID-19 has drastically altered the way we live. Although the virus is different from the 1918 flu, we’re still experiencing a shut down that the world has only experienced during the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic. Our lives have been, for the most part, disrupted.
Surviving sexual assault does not end at the hospital, especially if a victim decides to press charges. Should an individual decide to go to court, there’s information they should know. I sat down with Jude Claire Jason, a Dekalb county magistrate judge, to learn about how sexual assault cases might be handled in the courtroom.
It’s important for those impacted by assault, both victims and their loved ones, to know where and how they can get access to medical care and therapy. I sat down with Jasmine Gendry, a medical student, to learn about what Crisis centers are and how they can help victims of sexual assault.