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Virtual ‘Take Back The Night’ focuses on sexual assault survivors during COVID-19

Virtual 'Take Back The Night' focuses on sexual assault survivors during COVID-19

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 16, 2020

A group of women dressed in black sheets armed with brooms marched across the University of Southern Florida’s campus in 1973. Just a few years prior in Belgium and England, women staged protests against how women couldn’t safely walk the streets alone. After a microbiologist was murdered near her home one ...

Rachael Denhollander takes back the night

Denhollander visited campus Tuesday to speak as part of Take Back the Night.

Kane Mitten, Reporter

April 23, 2018

“The most powerful thing you can do with your voice is speak the truth to a society that often does not want to hear it,” Rachael Denhollander said to over 75 students in the University Center ballroom last Tuesday. She spoke as part of the sixth annual Take Back the night, an event within NKU...

Take Back the Night: Survivors share their stories

Gabby Dralle and Khrys Styles share their stories about domestic abuse.

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

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

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...

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