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Take Back the Night empowers campus and supports survivors

Martha Tomesen May 1, 2019

On Sunday, April 28, the Take Back the Night rally was held in the Olin auditorium. The event was organized by the students from the introductory women studies course, Women and Change, taught by Dr. Jane...

Senior Emma Nordmeyer bends down to write a message in chalk near midnight on Thursday, April 25. Members of the #MakeAChange movement chalked the lower quad, Old Main stairs and 7th avenue sidewalk. Photo by Thea Gonzales.

Students demand Title IX reform through upcoming demonstrations

Natalie McMillan April 26, 2019

After recent incidents involving sexual assault conversation occurred on campus, students are organizing a set of protests under the #MakeAChange for Friday, April 26. According to sophomore SophiaRose...

Dat Poetry Lounge vocalizes social issues through poetry

Jackson Mainellis April 11, 2019

Art, spokenword, short story, rap, written word are all topics shown within the new group on campus: Dat Poetry Lounge. As a group, Dat Poetry Lounge gives marginalized people and people of color a place...

Event stresses student safety

April 23, 2015

Students and faculty will be walking across campus Sunday night to raise awareness of sexual violence and other acts of violence as part of the national event, Take Back the Night. The event, organized...

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