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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...

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.

Rodney Davis encourages discussion at Campus Safety Summit

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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.

University a cappella groups compete to raise sexual assault awareness

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

University debuts sexual assault survivor resource website

University debuts sexual assault survivor resource website

By Marijo Enderle September 8, 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...

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