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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

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Sexual assault awareness, one social media post at a time

Nikki Roberts November 6, 2017

If your Facebook timeline looks anything like mine, then you’ve seen an abundance of posts over the past few days that contain two haunting words: “me too.” Started by actress Alyssa Milano in response...

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....

DePaul’s Feminist Front sits with a symbol of sexual assault on campuses and invites passerby to hangout. (Megan Deppen / The DePaulia)

DePaul Feminist Front hangs positive messages for assault survivors

Megan Deppen April 19, 2015

Students walking past the quad last week may have noticed a bare mattress propped against a tree with the words “Carry That Weight” taped on it. A nation-wide movement to support rape survivors...

Students at the University of California, Berkeley, speak to the press after filing federal complaints against the school for failing to protect women from harassment and assault. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News)

Student voices for sexual assault problems

Rachel Hinton April 19, 2015

The anger that lead to last year’s sexual assault protests and rallies seems to be simmering now in conversations at campuses around the country, as students begin to work with administrations to...

Consent the D movement ends citing outside sources

Consent the D movement ends citing outside sources

Grant Myatt November 4, 2014

Consent the D, the student-led movement aimed at raising awareness about sexual violence and consent, ended abruptly when the founder posted on the group’s Facebook page Monday morning. A video...

Letter to the editor: Why lets stop talking about sexual assault is problematic

Letter to the editor: Why ‘let’s stop talking about sexual assault’ is problematic

DePaul Educational Theatre Company October 31, 2014

In light of the recent DePaulia article, “DePaul makes an effort to meet student and national concerns on sexual assault,” we, the DePaul Educational Theatre Company 2014 cast members and team, felt...

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DePaul students participate in ‘Carry That Weight’ campus sexual assault awareness rally

Dylan Fahoome October 30, 2014

[slideshow_deploy id='5153'] More than 50 students took to the streets downtown Wednesday night in solidarity with Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia University student whose senior thesis performance piece...

Randy Vollrath (center), a senior at DePaul, holds the preliminary T-shirt design for the Consent the D movement he started.  Vollrath says this is the student response that is “ long overdue” and hopes to put DePaul on the map, demonstrating that students care and are doing something proactive about sexual assault. (Grant Myatt / The DePaulia)

Taking a stand on consent: DePaul students respond and lead pro-consent movement ‘Consent the D’

Brenden Moore October 26, 2014

Update 10/27, 10:15 p.m.: an earlier version of this story omitted the fact that 50 percent of the T-shirt sales will go to Rape Victims Advocates, a non-profit in Chicago. As a response to...

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