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Take Back the Night extends support to sexual violence survivors, highlights institutional shortcomings

Students write suggestions for how to curb sexual assault on campus on a white board at the Take Back the Night event.

Ella Lee and Cailey Gleeson

April 22, 2019

Technicolored shirts displaying personal narratives and messages of support for survivors of sexual assault covered the Schmitt Academic Center as a part of the Clothesline Project, just one component of DePaul’s Take Back the Night. Charlotte Byrd, one of the event’s organizers and member of Students for Reprodu...

Joy is Coming: Take Back the Night gives platform to survivors of sexual violence

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Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

April 30, 2018

On Wednesday evening, in room 302 of the Arts and Letters Hall, an intimate moment was taking place. Sitting in a circle gathered around bunches of white flowers, a heart shaped stone with the word “healing” engraved on its face and a glass figurine of a pink swan, fellow graduate students Fabiola Rosiles ...

DePaul, other universities make strides, still struggle to fight sexual assault

(From left) Laura Springman, Kara Rodriguez and Adina Babaian lead DePaul’s annual Take Back the Night march Thursday. (Erin Yarnall / The DePaulia)

Courtney Jacquin

April 26, 2015

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n an unseasonably warm evening in mid-April, about 20 students — a few alumni as well — met in a lecture hall in McGowan South. They weren’t there for a chemistry lecture, but instead for a lesson on consent, why the phrase “Consent is Sexy” is “problematic,” what the “pizza model” of consent is, and ...

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

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)

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 against sexual assault and violence at the annual Take Back the Night event. Read More »...

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