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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...

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
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...

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

Rachael Denhollander takes 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.
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...

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

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,...

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...

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