The Daily Eastern News

SACIS promotes sexual assault awareness

Inanna Weller, Contributing Writer

April 21, 2019


Filed under News

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 Day and SACIS on the Steps. Take Back the Day included fun activities for students to participate in,...

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

Staff Report

April 18, 2019


Filed under News

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 its tabling event called SACIS on the Steps. Both events will be at the Doudna Steps from 10 a....

SACIS to host tabling event

Katelyn Edgington, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under News

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 informational tabling. The event is called SACIS on the Steps and Stephanie Anderson, volunteer c...

April marks Sexual Assualt Awareness Month

Melissa Jabek, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2019


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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 as “anytime anyone is discriminated against sexually, in the form of sexual violence, sexual hara...

TRiO, SACIS provide self-care tips to students

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


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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 13, 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...

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