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Norse Violence Prevention Center hosts 'Take Back The Night'

Norse Violence Prevention Center hosts ‘Take Back The Night’

Autumn A. Howard, Reporter April 14, 2021

The Norse Violence Prevention Center (NVPC) Peer Ambassadors hosted a two-part “Take Back The Night” event Tuesday evening. About 20 people virtually attended the first part of the event that featured...

SGA now meets virtually on Mondays at 3:30 pm following NKU's transition to mostly remote learning.

What you missed at SGA: VP Derks’ tweet, NVP funding, more

Rachel Smith, News Editor November 2, 2020

SGA discussed the first reading of a resolution that would protect positions at Norse Violence Prevention Center and gave COVID-19 updates in its first entirely online meeting of the semester. Vice President...

VIDEO: What’s coming up with NVP

Collin Hudson, Abby Behrens, and Jacob Kinman October 4, 2020

Norse Violence Prevention Center (NVP) is an engaging on campus community that helps those affected by violence and sexual assault. Kendra Massey, Director of NVP, discusses her overall goal of the organization,...

Dating in the digital age: safety, awareness

Dating in the digital age: safety, awareness

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor November 21, 2019

They met on Tinder and decided to stop for coffee at Carabello in Newport. He was sweet, she remembered. He brought her the coffee she ordered, which came with a caramel candy on top. She noticed it was...

VIDEO: It’s On Us at NKU

Tyler Vandervort , Reporter November 4, 2019

Kendra Massey, director of the Norse Violence Prevention Center, tells Northerner reporter Tyler Vandervort about "It's On Us", a national campaign aimed at preventing sexual violence on college...

When the #MeToo hashtag trended on Twitter, people took to the platform to express their experiences with sexual assault.

R*pe culture: Being a survivor in the #MeToo era

Content Warning: This article addresses topics of sexual assault.
Noël Waltz, Reporter March 5, 2019

Content warning: This article addresses topics of sexual assault. I still remember the day I woke up to #MeToo trending on Twitter. Thousands upon thousands of survivors took to social media to combat...

Jessica Ulrich, a senior integrative studies major, shares her story of sexual assault to promote understanding and awareness.

Finding strength in speaking out

The story of a survivor of sexual assault
Abby Anstead , Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2016

She felt it like it was sitting on her chest. Suffocated by her thoughts in a room full of strangers, Jessica Ulrich stared at the microphone in front of the room. Somehow its slender stand seemed to...

NKU's It's On Us campaign featured a week-long series of events on Sept. 26-30. The campaign has received mixed criticism in light of an ongoing federal lawsuit involving a sexual assault case.

Feelings mixed on NKU’s It’s On Us campaign

Campaign comes a month after NKU filed for gag order in ongoing federal lawsuit
Abby Anstead , Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2016

Reva Short thinks it’s important to bring awareness to the issue of sexual assault. The NKU junior supports the national It’s On Us Campaign, an initiative focused on shifting the way people think...

It’s On Us campaign encourages NKU to take action

It’s On Us campaign encourages NKU to take action

Emily Osterholz, Arts & Life Editor September 26, 2016

The Norse Violence Prevention Center and The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life organized a movement across NKU calling students to make a commitment to create a community where sexual assault is...

The Carry the Weight protest, which was organized by an individual group of students, took place on Sept. 10 on NKU's plaza. Protesters stood with signs to protest against rape and domestic abuse.

VIDEO: Carry the Weight protest raises awareness

Sarah Clark, Contributor September 12, 2015

Outside the Student Union, the sun was shining and the weather was perfect, but Thursday at lunchtime, as students went from class to class, what was seen and heard was anything but calm.   “Yes...

An internship to help the community

Courtney Ferguson, Reporter September 10, 2015

The Norse Violence Prevention Center opened in April 2014 after receiving a three year grant from from the Department of Justice and the Office on Violence Against Women and accepts interns. This year,...

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