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FEATURE PHOTO: Prep for the ‘Vagina Monologues’

FEATURE PHOTO: Prep for the ‘Vagina Monologues’

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor

January 23, 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. University Union Wednesday night. Auditions will continue Thursday night from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m....

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 12:30 p.m. The Coles County Health Department was also there to provide flu shots to faculty, sta...

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 than it has been in past years but the amount of support for the event was as big as it is e...

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 and empowerment coordinator for the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service, said people w...

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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