Today: Apr 19, 2024



Donald Trump’s affect on rape culture

Melissa Nunez – Opinions and Features Editor As of Jan. 20, Donald Trump, a New York billionaire, assumed responsibility as the 45th president of the United States. But Trump was renowned long

SCSU Unsung Hero: Cathy Christie

Melissa Nuñez – Opinions and Features Editor     Cathy Christie, director of the Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy and Support Center and coordinator of the Sexual Assault Resource team, started her Southern career in

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

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

A stance against domestic violence

Alexandra Scicchitano – Reporter The Red Flag Campaign’s intention is to educate students on what a “red flag” is in a relationship and how to participate in bystander intervention, said Melissa Kissi,

Take Back the Night

August Pelliccio – News Writer Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy and Support (VPAS) Center student workers Kristina Filomena and Sabrina St. Juste said, respectively, supporters of Take Back the Night are tired of

Three years later: Brock Turner and sexual assault

Victoria Bresnahan – General Assignment Reporter Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy, and Support Center (VPAS) graduate intern Mary Xatse said with new sexual assault allegations emerging, Brock Turner’s case has resurfaced. “There is
Students sit on the ground listening to the keynote speaker, Suzie Bertichelle. PC: Josh LaBella

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