Jaspers Host Take Back the Night Event on Campus

By Alexandrea Velez, Staff Writer The annual Take Back the Night event, hosted by the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center, raised awareness about gender-based violence and taught techniques to help support survivors. This student-coordinated event consisted of speakers and students on campus that shared their stories.  The overarching message of the event was that survivors are never alone, even though the situation they may … Continue reading Jaspers Host Take Back the Night Event on Campus

Fifth Annual Take Back the Night Honors Survivors of Sexual Assault

by Alexa Schmidt & Shannon Gleba, Features Editor & Staff Writer Manhattan College’s chapter of the national organization, Take Back the Night, hosted their fifth annual event on April 3 in Smith Auditorium. The concept of Take Back the Night started in 1975, and later became a non-profit organization dedicated to ending sexual, relational and domestic violence. The event began with an introduction and welcoming by the … Continue reading Fifth Annual Take Back the Night Honors Survivors of Sexual Assault

Manhattan College’s Fourth Annual Take Back the Night

by RIKKILYNN SHIELDS, Editor  According to RAINN, every 98 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Every eight minutes, that victim is a child. Meanwhile, only six out of every 1,000 perpetrators will end up in prison. On Thursday, March 22 in Smith Auditorium, Manhattan College held a fourth annual Take Back The Night event. TBTN is an international event and a non-profit organization whose mission is to … Continue reading Manhattan College’s Fourth Annual Take Back the Night

College Hosts Annual “Take Back the Night”

Manhattan College hosted Take Back the Night on March 21 in Smith Auditorium. The purpose of Take Back the Night is to end sexual assault and violence against women while providing education about rape culture and consent. As stated on their Instagram page, Take Back the Night is working to create safe and respectful communities for victims of sexual violence and works to strengthen and … Continue reading College Hosts Annual “Take Back the Night”

Also on Campus: Nov. 15, 2016

Take Back The Night Take Back The Night is an annual event on campus that highlights the importance of social justice, sexual health, self care, and a healthy relationship. An information session about the event will take place on Nov. 16. in preparation for the actual event that will take place next semester. For information regarding getting involved with the event, contact the department of … Continue reading Also on Campus: Nov. 15, 2016