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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
The annual event is hosted by Norse Violence Prevention
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...

Rachael Denhollander takes back the night

Denhollander visited campus Tuesday to speak as part of Take Back the Night.
Denhollander, an advocate for victims of sexual abuse and a Time 100 honoree, was the first woman to publicly accuse Michigan State doctor Larry Nassar. She came to campus on Tuesday to share her story.
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...

Take Back the Night: Survivors share their stories

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

Finding strength in speaking out

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

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