Texas State student goes nearly naked to make statement about sexual assault

Students at Texas State University may have expected their walks to class on Monday April 27 to be like those of any other day. What they saw, however, was a nearly naked, female student perched on the steps of the school’s Albert B. 650 more words


the speech that never was

Below, you will find the speech I had intended to give at the YWCA’s event in town this past Tuesday, the event called “Take Back The Night”. 738 more words


Commissioner Bratton, Elected Officials Mark Denim Day With Rally Against Sexual Violence

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Wearing a denim shirt, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton joined several elected officials on Wednesday to rally against sexual violence.

The gathering at City Hall was to mark Denim Day, an annual event in which people are encouraged to wear jeans to raise awareness of rape and sexual assault. 257 more words


Chapter 1: Hear my Voice

My name is Theresa Weatherford and I have been sexually assaulted three times. One of these incidents happened on my own college campus. In this first blog, I am going to tell you about each experience and in later blogs I will tell you how they have changed me as a person (for the better). 1,117 more words


I Knew I Loved You

By: Rachel Mandel

I loved you by the sound of your voice
your warm embrace
the scent of your skin
your touch, your kiss
your childlike sense of humor… 209 more words

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

A teal ribbon is the symbol for prevention against sexual assault, which can be seen pinned to CMU student’s clothing, hung up on a banner at the Bovee Center or on the campaign logo of any of the signs for sexual assault prevention hung around campus this month. 1,191 more words