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Students create fun, safe environment

Students create fun, safe environment

Alyssa Brooks, Assistant Lifestyle Editor May 6, 2019

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, students in Dr. Kate Ksobiech’s Health Advocacy class hosted the third annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month trivia night to increase awareness about sexual...

April and advocacy

April and advocacy

Shannan Lojeski, News Editor April 15, 2019

A campus-wide email sent on April 11 notified students, faculty and staff of details of sexual assault that was reported to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on April 9. The individuals involved...

Survivors and allies are “Taking Back the Night”

Survivors and allies are “Taking Back the Night”

Gabriella Neurock, Lifestyle Editor May 1, 2018

There is nothing more empowering than someone finding their voice through the support of many. The Coalition Against Sexual and Interpersonal Violence organization (CASIV), recently sponsored their...

Take Back The Night event vital to moving forward

Take Back The Night event vital to moving forward

Royal Purple , Editorial Staff Opinion April 30, 2018

It has always been important for us, both as individuals and as a society, to take April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month seriously. Each year, the month needs to serve as a check on ourselves. We...

‘If you see something, say something’

‘If you see something, say something’

Gabriella Neurock, Lifestyle Editor April 9, 2018

Every 98 seconds an American is sexually assaulted, according to a finding by the Abuse and Incest National Network. College students are among those most affected –especially new students. Sexual...

Letter to the Editor: Dance to prevent assault on campus

April 12, 2016

I am proud to be a student at UW-Whitewater and refer to this campus as my temporary home. I enjoy the relatively peaceful walks to classes, being in a place where professors actually know your name, and...

Letter to the Editor: All students need to help prevention

April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This year’s campaign focuses on sexual assault on college campuses. Campus sexual assault has long been an issue and now it is...

Students save time to ‘take back the night’

Students save time to ‘take back the night’

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Allyson Karnowski   One in four college women have been victims of sexual assault or an attempted assault, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Several...

Wearing heels for hope: Walk A Mile In Her Shoes promotes sexual assault awareness

Wearing heels for hope: Walk A Mile In Her Shoes promotes sexual assault awareness

May 1, 2013

Men in high-heeled shoes are not a typical sight on the UW-Whitewater campus, but on Wednesday, April 24, men and women from the campus and community put on the tallest shoes they could find and walked...

Men walk in heels to raise awareness

April 24, 2013

Participants from the Whitewater community, including students on campus, will join together today at 6 p.m. to raise sexual assault awareness with the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. Walk A Mile in...

Perceptions of rape, assault need to change

April 3, 2013

April is sexual assault awareness month. The timing seems fitting this year with the prominent rape trial of two star high school athletes from Steubenville, Ohio, concluding just over two weeks ago. For...

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Events promote sexual assault awareness

April 3, 2013

  If you wear skinny jeans, you cannot be raped. That is the message that was sent by Australian courts in 2010 and South Korean courts in 2008. In both countries, two men were not charged with...

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