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It’s On Us to use 1 year anniversary to launch new task force

Alma Mater stands near the Main Quad wearing an It's On Us campaign shirt.

By Jason Chun

September 16, 2015

The Illinois Student Senate will recognize the one-year anniversary of the It’s On Us campaign with the launch of a new task force on Sept. 19.The task force will attempt to bring together students from across campus to raise awareness about sexual assault.The goal of the task force is to build on t...

Biden addresses male role in ending sexual assault

Vice President Joe Biden spoke to University students at Campus Recreation Center East on Thursday about the

By Declan Harty

April 23, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden stressed the importance of the role of men in speaking out and supporting survivors of sexual assault at the “It’s On Us” rally at Campus Recreation Center East on Thursday.Biden commended survivors for their courage when speaking out about their assaults and encourage...

LIVE: Biden speaks on supporting survivors

LIVE: Biden speaks on supporting survivors

By Daily Illini Staff Report

April 23, 2015

2:15 p.m.: Joe Biden visited the Alma Mater before going back to Washington. {{tncms-asset app="editorial" id="ee165780-e9f3-11e4-bab5-771c464104a6"}} ** 1:55 p.m.:  The event has ended and the crowds are leaving CRCE. ** 1:35 p.m.: Sexual assault statistics have not changed in the past 20 years, Bi...

Biden visit to UI to stress accomplishments in 'It’s On Us' Initiative

By Declan Harty

April 23, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden will be accompanied by actress Jessica Szohr on his Thursday visit to the University to stress accomplishments made by students at the University and recognize the importance behind Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, according to a press release.Biden will also release de...

Illinois softball looking to carry Needham’s performance into upcoming tournament

By Charlotte Carroll

May 7, 2014

Illinois softball’s Brandi Needham was studying at Irwin Academic Center on Monday when her phone started buzzing. The first message came from her head coach Terri Sullivan and what followed were a slew of congratulatory texts.   Needham closed out her last regular season weekend against Penn State by being nam...