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Prestigious institutions aren’t immune to sexual assault

By Isabella Winkler, Columnist

August 9, 2016

United States politicians have been involved in over 40 sex scandals since 1980. Between affairs and harassment allegations, it is frustrating to see men who are held to such high standards manipulate their powers. Many of these men are plucked from the most prestigious colleges across the country. We...

Rodney Davis encourages discussion at Campus Safety Summit

U.S. Representative Rodney Davis (R-Ill) meets with student leaders and university officials to talk about issues including sexual assault and safety at the Illini Union on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016.

By Vivienne Henning

April 5, 2016

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...

Campus takes steps to combat sexual assault

By Vivienne Henning

April 3, 2016

April is national Sexual Assault Awareness Month, with communities across the country encouraged to take up action to combat sexual assault.ejThe University, Parkland College and the Champaign-Urbana communities will be hosting a range of events in efforts to raise awareness.ejMolly McLay, assistant dir...

UIPD issues notice reporting sexual assault at fraternity house

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 8, 2016

The University of Illinois Police Department issued a Campus Safety Notice on Monday to inform the campus community about a sexual assault that occurred Sunday morning.According to the notice, the incident occurred early Sunday morning at a fraternity house. The assault was committed by a person known t...

University issues update on Title IX policy

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 4, 2016

Renée Romano, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, issued a University Massmail on Wednesday reminding them of resources available to those impacted by sexual misconduct.“As we begin a new semester, I want to make sure that you are aware of the resources available to help educate about, prevent, support those impa...

University a cappella groups compete to raise sexual assault awareness

No Strings Attached A Capella (pictured) is one of nine groups performing at Acatoberfest. Kirsten Myles (center) performed with No Strings Attached at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella in 2014.

By Yi Zhang

February 3, 2016

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...

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

The it's on us campaign raises awareness for sexual assault by the Alma Mater on Oct. 29, 2015.

By Samantha Jones Toal

November 9, 2015

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...

UIPD reports campus sexual assault

By Samantha Jones Toal

October 29, 2015

A sexual assault occurred Wednesday in a University residence hall at 4:30 a.m. according to a Campus Safety Notice sent out to students Thursday morning.According to the notice, a student was sexually assaulted by a person known to the victim. The notice was issued to students at around 10 a.m. Thur...

UI to conduct first-ever sexual assault campus climate survey

UI to conduct first-ever sexual assault campus climate survey

By Abigale Svoboda

October 25, 2015

The University will conduct its first campus climate survey on sexual assault this fall.Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Renee Romano, who helped organized the survey, emailed students Tuesday morning inviting them to participate in the survey. SO"It’s also going to ask, ‘do you feel the University...

UIPD release safety notice on sexual assault, address 'red zone'

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 22, 2015

A Campus Safety Notice was issued by the University of Illinois Police Monday evening informing the campus community of a sexual assault which occurred Sunday. According to the notice, the assault occurred at an Urbana apartment and the offender was someone known to the victim. The last safety notice ...

UIPD issues Campus Safety Notice about sexual assault

September 11, 2015

A sexual assault occurred Wednesday around 2:30 a.m. in a University private certified housing building according to a Campus Safety Notice.The notice was issued Thursday by University of Illinois Police Chief Jeffrey Christensen around 5 p.m.According to the notice, the Champaign Police De...

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