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
By: Hannah Sgambellone ~Staff Writer~ Though it was once a taboo topic of conversation, campus rape is now a much more common subject of conversation and controversy. After media-grabbing preventative measures such as Lady Gaga’s “Til It Happens to You” and the documentary film “The Hunting Ground,” sexual assault on college campuses can no longer be ignored. This April, Xavier is taking several steps to combat sexual assault on and off campus. Xavier hosted awareness-raising events such as the Phallacies male theater troupe, who spoke on men’s role in ending rape culture. On April 20th, students will have the opportunity to … Continue reading Sexual Assault Awareness Month Speakers, events aim to raise awareness
By: Lauren Young The Xavier University Women’s Center will host a gathering before proceeding to downtown Cincinnati for the 24th Annual Greater Cincinnati/ Newport Take Back the Night March. This is the final event that Xavier is partaking in as a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Xavier community has been involved with this march since 2008. The festivities will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 25 at the Women’s Center, located on 1415 Dana Ave. There, survivors of sexual assault will speak, supporters will help raise awareness and free pizza and T-shirts will be distributed. Buses depart … Continue reading Women’s Center celebrates Take Back the Night March
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