Tag Archives: sexual violence

Take Back the Night, a rally against sexual violence


Josh LaBella – General Assignment Reporter Life after rape is not easy and it takes support, said UCONN student Suzy Berthiaume. On Tuesday April 18, Southern hosted Take Back the Night, a rally against sexual violence. Berthiaume, the keynote speaker, said it is important for allies to be there for victims of sexual violence. “Listen to hear them,” said Berthiaume,

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SGA approves new Peace Club and discusses other changes on campus


Lynandro Simmons – General Assignment Reporter Friday April 7, Student Government approved the start of the new Peace club organization. “The purpose of Peace is to bring more awareness to sexual misconduct on campus,” said Jessica Holman. Holman, a student worker and representative for the organization, said Peace would also show students how they can actively be involved in preventing sexual

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Take Back the Night: ‘We are united. We will Believe. We can end it’


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter Since 1998, “Take Back the Night” has been an event designed to establish a safe, empowering space where survivors of sexual assault and their allies unite to share their experiences and take a stand against sexual violence, said Catherine Christie, Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy and Support Center director. Christie said normally the VPAS Center is geared

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