” in a free public lecture Wednesday.

Lecture to explore role of consent in preventing sexual violence

While the concept of consent has permeated popular culture as a way to defuse sexual violence, does this focus really set the standard for healthy and ethical sexual relations?

Melanie Beres of the Department of Sociology, Gender, and Social Work at the University of Otago, New Zealand, seeks to address this question in a free public lecture Wednesday, November 19, at 4 p.m. in McPherson Lounge, Alumni Hall.

Winter orientation to welcome new students in January

The Educational Development Centre will be hosting Winter Orientation for both full-time and part-time students who will be attending the University in the upcoming 2011 winter semester.

The orientation will be held at the Ambassador Auditorium, CAW Student Centre, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 4.

Students who attend Winter Orientation will: