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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

April marks sexual assault awareness month

April marks sexual assault awareness month

Alayne Trinko, Contributing Writer April 25, 2021

 DePaul’s Office of Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW) helped students and faculty observe sexual assault awareness month (SAAM) through virtual programming and by welcoming Sara Heidbreder as the...

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Trauma-informed response training equips DePaul faculty and staff with survivor-focused direction

Patsy Newitt, Contributing Writer April 15, 2019

Stories of sexual violence seem to be unsettlingly embedded in the modern college narrative, but proper mechanisms to navigate discussions between institutions and students often fall short, leaving both...

Vanessa Garcia, a freshman secondary education and English major, signs a poster expressing her support for victims of sexual abuse.

‘Carry the Weight’ aims to spark discussions of sexual violence on campus

Ella Lee, Focus Editor April 15, 2019

As students rushed through the Schmitt Academic Center on April 10, senior Grace Gubbrud stood silent and still. She took her stance on the edge of the “pit,” holding a red-and-black painted box meant...

New sexual and relationship violence prevention specialist: Im here to talk about anything

New sexual and relationship violence prevention specialist: “I’m here to talk about anything”

Rachel Hinton April 10, 2016

In the Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW) office on the third floor of the student center Friday, an official unveiling of sorts was underway. Hannah Retzkin, the new sexual and relationship violence...

DePaul senior Emily Beh speaks to DePaul students and faculty at the start of DePaul Feminist Front’s annual Take Back the Night rally.  (Erin Yarnall / The DePaulia)

DePaul students take stand against sexual assault at Take Back the Night

Erin Yarnall April 26, 2015

“Claim our bodies, claim our right. Take a stand, take back the night,” could be heard throughout the quad on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus April 23, as protesters and marchers made their stand...

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Sexual Assault Awareness month: It’s time for consent culture

Summer Concepcion April 26, 2015

As the discussion on what it means to consent has gained popularity on college campuses, advocates push to bring the topic to a younger audience One in five women in college are sexually assaulted....

Joe Biden on campus sexual assault: ‘No means no and no exceptions’

Courtney Jacquin April 23, 2015

URBANA, Ill. – Vice President Joe Biden visited the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus Thursday to applaud the efforts of the university’s “It’s On Us” campaign. The “It’s...

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