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Rodney Davis encourages discussion at Campus Safety Summit

Rodney Davis encourages discussion at Campus Safety Summit

By Vivienne Henning

April 5, 2016


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Congressman Rodney Davis agspoke to students and faculty about sexual assault safety measures at the Illini Union Tuesday. Coinciding with Sexual Assault Awareness month, Davis spoke around the state Monday and Tuesday at the Campus Safety Summits for Southern Illinois University and Illinois S...

University a cappella groups compete to raise sexual assault awareness

University a cappella groups compete to raise sexual assault awareness

By Yi Zhang

February 3, 2016


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University students are hoping to bring awareness to sexual assault on college campuses through the power of song in the It’s On Us campaign’s “Til It Happens To You: Sing for Survivors Contest.”ssThe It’s On Us campaign, along with “The Hunting Ground” documentary and ROK Mobile, launch...

Illinois Student Senate releases fall 2015 budget report

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 3, 2015


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The Illinois Student Senate published its fall budget report on Wednesday. According to the report, the student senate’s current balance is $35,633.58 and the available balance is $23,588.12.Each Assembly the student senate receives $39,000 in funding to be spent how it sees fit. Money that is not spent...

University to participate in national week of action to stop sexual assault

University to participate in national week of action to stop sexual assault

By Samantha Jones Toal

November 8, 2015


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The spattering of orange and blue t-shirts with the statement “It’s On Us” is found across campus on students who signed a pledge to prevent sexual assault last year.“Almost every day I see someone wearing an “It’s On Us” campaign t-shirt,” said Matt Hill, Illinois Student Senate vice presiden...

UI student named to national "It's On Us" advisory committee

UI student named to national "It's On Us" advisory committee

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 6, 2015


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Matt Hill, Illinois Student Senate vice president-external, will serve on a national student-run It’s On Us advisory committee, according to a press release from Generation Progress and the Center for American Progress.The 17 students, who will be on the student advisory committee, were announced Tu...

Biden’s visit inspires continued interest in campaign to end sexual assault

Biden’s visit inspires continued interest in campaign to end sexual assault

By Maggie Sullivan

May 10, 2015


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By Maggie Sullivanstaff writerVice President Joe Biden visited the University to celebrate students’ efforts with the “It’s On Us” campaign to end sexual assault on college campuses. The White House launched the “It’s On Us” campaign in October and the University quickly led the pack in ...

Biden addresses male role in ending sexual assault

Biden addresses male role in ending sexual assault

By Declan Harty

April 23, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

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


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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


Filed under Life & Culture

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...

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