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Senior Sierra Scanlan reads a piece aloud at the gathering. Photo by Brady Johnson.

Clothesline project rallys after attack

October 28, 2017

There was a large turnout for the solidarity event put on by the Women and Gender Studies department in response to the violent acts that took place against their Clothesline Project display in the quad....

Putting priorities in perspective

February 5, 2015

I became a “fag,” a “pussy” and a “liar” on Jan. 30. I was accused of “intentional defamation,” “malice” and “one-sidedness.” Within hours of publication of last week’s article...

Sarah Ritter/Observer staff
At all times, different Christian Care volunteers stay at the safe houses with the clients. Volunteers who work during the night shift arrive at 4 p.m. and stay until the morning. There is an office space in each house for volunteers and Christian Care employees to work.

A House is not a home: A glimpse inside domestic violence and Christian Care

January 29, 2015

She’s been in hiding for four months.  But for the first time, Mary Hill has found peace. She sits in her new bedroom in Rock Island. Curfew is 6 p.m., but she doesn’t mind. She has time to herself,...

Faculty: New media influence Rice exit

September 10, 2014

The indefinite suspension of running back Ray Rice from the National Football League on Monday showed the power of social media, communication studies professor Stephen Klien said. Rice was recorded striking...

Clothesline Project

Clothesline Project

October 15, 2013

To the Editor: Last week, some students walking across the Quad may have experienced a heightened sense of discomfort; they may have worried that they were the targets of unwanted attention and took measures...

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