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Student Spotlight: Dallas Jessup

Student Spotlight: Dallas Jessup

- Inside Vandy
Senior Dallas Jessup released her first film, Just Yell Fire, while still in high school. The film, which aimed to teach girls ways to stay safe and defend themselves, garnered attention and awards from across the country. Now, drawing on her experience at Vanderbilt, Jessup has released a new film, "Just Yell Fire: Campus Life." In the light of the new film’s release, The Vanderbilt Hustler sat down with Jessup to get her advice for Vanderbilt students.
Dallas Jessup’s tips...

Student delivers testimony in D.C. this morning

Student delivers testimony in D.C. this morning

- Inside Vandy
Freshman Dallas Jessup testified in front of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in Washington, D.C., today.
Jessup, the founder of the non-profit organization Just Yell Fire, testified at the hearing titled "Human Trafficking: International and National Implications" and spoke about how "young women should be taught to turn the tables on human traffickers."
“The premise is simple – if you make self defense, personal rights awareness and danger...

Vanderbilt Freshman to Testify on Capitol Hill Tomorrow

Vanderbilt Freshman to Testify on Capitol Hill Tomorrow

- Inside Vandy
Freshman Dallas Jessup will testify in front of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in Washington, D.C., during a federal human trafficking hearing tomorrow.
Jessup, the founder of the non-profit organization Just Yell Fire, will testify at the hearing titled "Human Trafficking: International and National Implications" and will speak to what self-defense moves young women can do to prevent being a part of the statistics of human trafficking.
The commission is...