What’s Current: Former all-star pitcher John Wetteland indicted on child sex abuse charges

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  • Former major league pitcher John Wetteland is indicted on charges of aggravated assault against a child under the age of 14.
  • Sharon Mclvor and Cherry Smiley will be speaking on a panel titled, “Why does women-only space matter? on April 5 at Concordia.
  • A heavyweight boxer is suspended after forcibly kissing reporter Jennifer Ravalo on camera. Ravalo is pursuing legal action, alleging that the boxer “grabbed her buttocks.” 
  • B.C. legislature staff told women their bare arms were “unprofessional” in a dress code enforcement on female employees.
  • Caitlin Coleman testifies on the violence and sexual assault she was subject to by husband Joshua Boyle, whom Coleman alleges was violent before, during, and after their five years as Taliban hostages.
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.

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