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Preventing Sexual Violence act to go into effect Aug. 2016

By Aaron Navarro

October 14, 2015


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The Illinois Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act will go into action Aug. 1, 2016.The act will require employees, and student employees, at Illinois universities to be trained on how to prevent sexual violence and improve “awareness and responsiveness to allegations” of such acts. http:...

Gender inclusivity important to UI

By Imogen Lindsley

October 6, 2015


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Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly referred to Alex Nelson, intern at the Women’s Resource Center and graduate student in social work, as Alexandria. Additionally, the article referred to Nelson using female pronouns and should have used gender neutral pronouns. The article in...

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

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

By Jason Chun

September 16, 2015


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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...

Moms Association honors women on campus

Moms Association honors women on campus

By Victoria Snell

April 7, 2015


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Every year at the kick-off of Moms Weekend, one mother is presented with the Amelia Alpiner Stern Mom of the Year Award. While the lucky mom has yet to be announced, the Moms Association honors others who have made an impact on campus, as well as in the community. Get to know the winners of this year...

Man Talks creates safe discussion space

November 19, 2014


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While some male students on campus may not always feel comfortable discussing their masculinity, they now have the opportunity to speak openly about the subject at “Man Talks.” The free events are held the first, third and fifth Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Women’s Resource Center...

Healing through Art: Project Unbreakable spreads awareness in campus lectures

Healing through Art: Project Unbreakable spreads awareness in campus lectures

April 15, 2014


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Words and photographs are capable of sending powerful messages. For survivors of sexual assault, these pictures can have a deeper meaning: providing special healing powers. Participants of Project Unbreakable, an organization that seeks to raise awareness of sexual assault, are photographed with a m...

Anna Kaszuba aids on campus sexual assault awareness education

Anna Kaszuba aids on campus sexual assault awareness education

By Mara Shapiro

April 14, 2014


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Anna Kaszuba, sophomore in LAS, became involved with sexual assault awareness on campus after attending a FYCARE seminar during her freshman year. The class acted as a catalyst for Kaszuba’s work, and after attending, she took a class to become a facilitator.  “I like educating people and opening...

Ninth “Walk A Mile” event to promote sexual assault awareness

Ninth “Walk A Mile” event to promote sexual assault awareness

By Raymond Sobczak

April 10, 2014


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The sound of galloping heels will soon strut across the Quad. Students, faculty members and community members will whoop and holler as the ninth annual “Walk A Mile” event begins. On Friday, an estimated 500 men will gather on the Main Quad at 5 p.m. to walk four laps around the Quad while wearing...

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