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“StepUp!” walks against power-based violence

“StepUp!” walks against power-based violence

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

March 7, 2019

“StepUp! End Power-Based Violence” invited all men and women on campus to walk a mile around campus this past Wednesday to raise awareness for sexual assault, gender-violence, intolerance and gender-inequality.

What you missed at SGA Feb. 19

What you missed at SGA Feb. 19

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

February 20, 2018

SGA read a resolution to establish a warning system for hate speakers on campus and trained with Norse Violence Prevention Center to define consent.

What you missed at SGA Feb. 12

What you missed at SGA Feb. 12

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

February 13, 2018

SGA passed a resolution to expand the NKU Violence Prevention Center and appointed two new senators at Monday’s meeting.

For survivors of sexual assault, NVP provides space for self-care

For survivors of sexual assault, NVP provides space for self-care

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018

The contents of Gabby Dralle’s office: a “tranquility” jar marked with the words “let it go” sits by her desktop, filled with purple liquid that shimmers as you move it. To the left, a lilac dream catcher hangs on the wall, flanked by newspaper clippings and posters. Beside a pile of conse...

‘Forward Together’: Student community forms for sexual assault survivors

‘Forward Together’: Student community forms for sexual assault survivors

Natalie Hamren, Assistant News Editor

February 5, 2018

Forward Together--a six week training group for survivors of sexual assault--will be offered to students by Health, Counseling and Wellness in collaboration with Norse Violence Prevention Center. It was student requests that inspired the creation of the group, said Gabby Dralle, the director of NVP. ...

Take Back the Night: Survivors share their stories

Take Back the Night: Survivors share their stories

Brittney Gunter, Reporter

April 14, 2017

Students shuffled around a white leather couch and tried to find a seat in the University Center Ballroom. Names that represent survivors are written on the shiny material in purple ink.   The couch, and all that it represents, is a part of The K.A.S.S.I.E. Project. The K.A.S.S.I.E. Project helps sur...

Finding strength in speaking out

Finding strength in speaking out

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 tower over her. I need to get up and do this. Driven by the desire to share her story, the 21-year-old stood up from her seat. This is who I am. She felt her stomach turn...

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

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

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 about and respond to sexual assault, but she also thinks the university’s participation in the c...

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