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VPAS provides sex education through tabling event

Jackson Volenec – Reporter The Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy and Support Center is holding informationals on campus to educate people about the resources available to any students who are victims of violence or abuse of any kind, and allows for students to get support they need. VPAS group has been a resource for students for several years on campus, and

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The 22nd time

Essence Boyd—Copy Editor & Alexandra Scicchitano—Online Editor For the 22nd year, university members spoke out against sexual violence last week at Take Back the Night, an open mic for survivors of sexual assault and abuse. A large group of survivors, supporters and allies marched across the pedestrian walkway and chanted, “Yes means yes! No means no! However, we dress, wherever we

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VPAS brings forward dialogue about romanticized stalking

Essence Boyd—Copy Editor Stranger Things. Pretty in Pink. The Notebook. What do all these classics have in common? They all portray stalking as a harmless and intense expression of love. According to Violence Prevention Victim Advocacy and Support, it is anything but. On March 27, VPAS hosted a screening of “Stalking in Love,” which was followed by a round table

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VPAS continues campaign against sexual violence

Jacob Waring—Opinions & Features Editor Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy and Support Center hosted an informational table that educated students on strategies for bystander intervention. According to Benjamin Yambao, a senior social work major that bystander Intervention is done throughout the year and is one of their ongoing campaigns. “Our ongoing campaign [is] to really teach students how to engage in

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The Vagina Monologues: a tradition in trying times

Alexandra Scicchitano—Online Editor The Vagina Monologues takes place on Feb. 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. in Engleman A120, and its goal is to expose students and to help them understand the experiences that women and women identifying people go through, said Jessica Troy, the director of The Vagina Monologues. “I think it would be good for people, for folks,

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