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William Harrison, from Belleville and Beth Cundy, from Dearborn, MI. at the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service (SACIS) tent at the 18th Street Farmers Market Vendorfest Saturday morning. Our job in counseling for those people and child who has been hurt, said Harrison. Both of them were there as a part of their internships at SACIS.

SACIS provides resources for sexual assault victims

Adriana Hernadez-Santana, Junior Feature Editor April 19, 2023

The Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service or SACIS is an organization that was designed for individuals who are struggling with any type of sexual assault to stay safe, protected and get...

Elise Keane, a sophomore neuroscience major, poses for a picture Monday evening,.

Recovering from sexual assault mentally, physically

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor April 13, 2022

Sexual assault can have many impacts on survivors in multiple ways afterwards and even years later. Following sexual assault, many experience various effects on their mental health, which could include: ...

COLUMN: We need to do more to protect women from sexual assault

COLUMN: We need to do more to protect women from sexual assault

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Columnist October 10, 2021

There is a movement I have noticed happening in universities across the nation: a movement against sexual assault happening on university campuses. Students at universities such as University of Iowa,...

Angie Hunt (left), Rachel Heicher and Erin Walters from SACIS and HOPE prepare material for students to come in to audition for “The Vagina Monologues” in the Casey Room at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Wednesday night. Auditions will continue Thursday night from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at 825 18th St.

FEATURE PHOTO: Prep for the ‘Vagina Monologues’

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor January 22, 2020

Angie Hunt (left), Rachel Heicher and Erin Walters from SACIS and HOPE prepare material for students to come in to audition for “The Vagina Monologues” in the Casey Room at the Martin Luther King Jr....

Health Fair gives students flu shots, educates people on community groups

Corryn Brock, News Editor October 8, 2019

Groups on and off campus came to table at the Health Fair Tuesday afternoon. Free flu shots were made available to students at the fair by Health Services, and Health Services ran out of shots around...

Annual walk raises awareness for survivors of sexual assault

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor April 28, 2019

The Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service hosted “Walk a Mile in Their Shoes” to support survivors of sexual assault. Erin Walters, SACIS’s executive director, said the turnout was smaller...

Community to walk a mile for victims of sexual assault

Logan Raschke, News Editor April 24, 2019

The Charleston community will show support for victims of sexual assault by coming together and walking around Morton Park for Walk a Mile in Their Shoes Sunday afternoon. Taylor Diskin, the social justice...

SACIS promotes sexual assault awareness

Inanna Weller, Contributing Writer April 21, 2019

The Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service stood strong Friday morning against 25 mph winds, educating people passing by the Doudna Steps about sexual assault awareness during Take Back the...

‘Take Back the Night’ moved to Friday in front of Doudna Steps

Staff Report April 18, 2019

Take Back the Night has been rescheduled to Friday due to rain on Thursday and has been renamed Take Back the Day. The Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service will host Take Back the Day alongside...

SACIS to host tabling event

Katelyn Edgington, Contributing Writer April 18, 2019

Anyone walking past the Doudna Steps Friday morning and afternoon can learn more about sexual assault awareness and the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service (SACIS) at the organization’s...

April marks Sexual Assualt Awareness Month

Melissa Jabek, Contributing Writer March 31, 2019

Monday begins Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service (SACIS) is hosting events during the whole month to help raise awareness. Sexual Assault can be defined...

TRiO, SACIS provide self-care tips to students

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter September 26, 2018

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...

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