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Preventing Sexual Violence act to go into effect Aug. 2016

October 14, 2015

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...

Gender inclusivity important to UI

October 6, 2015

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...

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.
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...

University debuts sexual assault survivor resource website

University debuts sexual assault survivor resource website
September 7, 2015

The University unveiled a new website intended to provide sexual assault and domestic violence survivors with information about University reporting and support resources.According to Amy Thomson, assistant...

Moms Association honors women on campus

Moms Association honors women on campus
April 7, 2015

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...

Man Talks creates safe discussion space

November 19, 2014

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...

“Red Zone” is most vulnerable time for sexual assault

October 22, 2014

It’s called the Red Zone — the period of time at the start of the school year when most college sexual assaults occur.  Although the time period is debated, ranging from the first six weeks of school...

Healing through Art: Project Unbreakable spreads awareness in campus lectures

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April 15, 2014

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,...

Anna Kaszuba aids on campus sexual assault awareness education

Sophomore Anna Kaszuba is working toward making a difference in sexual assault awareness on campus through her involvement in FYCARE and the Greek Committee for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
April 14, 2014

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...

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

Ninth
April 10, 2014

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...

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