Students reclaim power at Take Back the Night 2021

Written By: Grace Carlo, Staff Writer Editor’s Note: This article contains mentions of sexual violence. As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, members of the Xavier community came together for last Friday’s Take Back the Night (TBtN) to stand up against sexual violence.  The first TBtN event happened in San Francisco in 1978. It has since become an international event and non-profit organization with the mission of stopping sexual violence.  Last Friday, Xavier conducted their own march, organized by the 2021 Sexual Assault Awareness Month Planning Committee. This was the first Xavier TBtN to happen in three years.  Co-hosted … Continue reading Students reclaim power at Take Back the Night 2021

Response to: Sexual assault and violence on campuses

By: Dave Johnson & Greg Christopher In the Aug. 24 edition of the Newswire, Taylor Zachary wrote an op-ed article articulating his commitment to combat sexual assault on college campuses. We share his commitment. Integrity is important at Xavier. Integrity is featured prominently in the University’s vision statement, in Athletics’ mission statement and in the mission of the Office of the Dean of Students. Perhaps the most eloquent articulation of Xavier’s commitment is in the Student Commitment: “We act with integrity, justice and generosity. All for one and one for all.” It is out of our shared commitment to integrity … Continue reading Response to: Sexual assault and violence on campuses