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Southern celebrates 64 Days of Nonviolence for its 13th year


Taylor Nicole Richards – News Writer Southern is participating in the 64 Days of Nonviolence for its thirteenth season. This observance started on Jan. 30, the day Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated, and ends on April 4, “the day we commemorate Dr. King,” according to the official online posting for the event. Sixty-four Days of Nonviolence is not one event, but a series

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SCSU comes together to “Take Back the Night”


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter  “Sexual Assault” is defined as including “any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient. Falling under the definition of sexual assault are sexual activities as forced sexual intercourse, forcible sodomy, child molestation, incest, fondling, and attempted rape,” according to the U.S Department of Justice. Sexual assault

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Women’s Center strives to raise awareness with annual Take Back the Night event


Melissa Richard, Freda Grant, and Julian Wilson from the Women’s Center pose in front of a Take Back the Night banner.  Aaron Berkowitz – General Assignment Reporter  Although Sexual Assault Awareness Month isn’t until April, Graduate Intern in the Women’s Center, Freda Grant said her staff tries to raise awareness for the issue year-round. “We’re all responsible and can contribute

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Awareness present but not enough student support


Michelle Hennessy – News Writer College campuses nationwide don’t do enough to implement laws on sexual harassment, according to Madison Breuer from SCSU’s Women’s Center. “It’s a giant problem especially on college campuses and the universities aren’t responding to it,” said Breuer. “Every year it’s getting higher and higher and no one’s doing anything about it and people aren’t taking it

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SCSU brings attention to Domestic Violence Month on campus


Michelle Hennessy – News Writer Every day in the US, more than three women will be murdered by their husbands or boyfriends, according to Domestic Violence Statistics. In an effort to lower domestic violence for Southern students, graduate intern at the Women’s Center, Freda Grant, said their aim is to educate people about it. “I think once people have the information

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