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TRiO, SACIS provide self-care tips to students

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under News

A self-care session, hosted by TRiO and the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service (SACIS), provided tips for how people can take care of themselves on Wednesday afternoon. Taylor Diskin, social justice and empowerment services coordinator at SACIS, and Amanda Feder, director of prevention ...

Art culture was expressed, empowerment for mental disabilities was conveyed at Muse Fest

Art culture was expressed, empowerment for mental disabilities was conveyed at Muse Fest

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 4, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase

The art culture was expressed, live music was played and food and drink were served, all while spreading awareness for mental disabilities at the fourth annual Muse Fest in the Charleston Square Saturday. Muse Fest Arts & Craft Festival was coordinated by CTF Illinois, a not-for-profit organization...

‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ to support survivors of sexual assault

Staff Report

March 27, 2018


Filed under News

Whether it is in high heels or sneakers, participants can “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” to support survivors of sexual violence on April 22. The walk is set to start at 2 p.m. at Morton Park. “Walk a Mile” is open to people of all genders and ages. Registered student organizations can sponsor...

Lead by example, teach respect

Liz Stephens, Columnist

November 12, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinions

There is currently a Buzzfeed article being shared on Facebook that shows how a student at Clatsop Community College in Oregon created photographs of quotes from our president on women’s bodies. One of the photos has a woman in only her underwear on her knees with Trump’s quote “Must be a pretty...

SACIS 5K shows support for survivors

SACIS 5K shows support for survivors

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

For Megan Haley, Courtney Dundee and Sydney Menigoz, three graduate students in the clinical counseling program, it takes a village to put an end to sexual violence. But for the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service, it can also take a 5K. Eastern students and Charleston residents bundled...

Support the work SACIS does

September 28, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Since The Daily Eastern News delivers news and sports content to a primarily college-based audience, the staff is familiar with the unfortunate fact that sexual assualt has been a reoccurring (not to mention unnecessary) problem on college campuses. Therefore, with a staff made up of primarily women, w...

SACIS prepares for upcoming 5K run/walk

Travis Moody, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under News

Community members and students will “Take Back the Day” on Saturday at Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service’s annual 5K Run/Walk at Sister City Park. Amanda Feder, the preventionist for SACIS, said the entire team has been working together to make this event possible. “I’m...

Community ‘walks a mile in her shoes’

Community ‘walks a mile in her shoes’

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

April 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Students and community members, some wearing brightly-colored high heels, “walked a mile in her shoes” Sunday afternoon at Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service’s fourth annual mile-long walk. “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” is a way to raise awareness for those affected by sexual violence. After...

Annual SACIS walk to support survivors of sexual assault

Staff Report

April 20, 2017


Filed under News

  The fourth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes will take place 2 p.m. Sunday at Morton Park. “Participants of all ages and genders are invited to don high heels (or wear the comfortable shoes of their choice) in symbolic support of women survivors of sexual abuse,” according to a press release...

HERC compares sex to ordering pizza

HERC compares sex to ordering pizza

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter

January 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Students gathered Tuesday to practice sexual consent by building fake pizzas together in an event called “Sex is Like Pizza.” Courtney Carver, the mental health promotion coordinator for the Health Education Resource Center, used pieces of felt representing pizza toppings to compare the activity...

SACIS helps trafficking victims year-round

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

January 11, 2017


Filed under News

January is Human Trafficking Awareness month in the United States with Wednesday being a whole day dedicated to awareness. However, Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service in Charleston brings attention to this topic year-round. SACIS opened in 1977 with the main goal being to provide...

Annual concert looks to help end sexual assault

Mercury Bowen, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under News

  Many local musicians including Reverend Robert, JB Faires, Jay Ferguson, and The Moondogs will perform in “Rock Out Against Rape” 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mother’s Bar. Rock Out Against Rape is an annual concert sponsored by the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service to work...

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