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Connections: How colleges teach students about sexual assault awareness

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Part of a presentation about sexual assault awareness at a local college has led to heated discussions about how the subject is taught. The presentation, which took place during a freshman orientation at RIT, included the Disney character, Roo, and the caption, "self-gratification can prevent sexual assault.” Critics say the graphic sends the wrong message. We’ll hear from a number of local colleges about how they educate students about the dangers of sexual assault. Our guests:

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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