The Daily Eastern News

Risk higher for sexual assault during ‘Red Zone’

Morgan Murray, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2014

Female students are more susceptible to sexual assaults in the first 12 weeks of the fall semester. This period of time is called the “Red Zone.” Women and men have banded together to start a campaign in the hopes of changing this trend. Jeannie Ludlow, the coordinator of women’s studies,...

Take Back the Day brings awareness to sexual assault

Take Back the Day brings awareness to sexual assault

Samantha Middendorf, Entertainment Editor

September 29, 2014

Roughly 80 people went out Saturday to run a 5k in support of the Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service as well as ending sexual assault and violence in Sister City Park for the first Take Back the Day 5k. Participants, including community members and Eastern students and faculty members,...

Jackson Avenue Coffee to host Night of Hope

Jackson Avenue Coffee to host Night of Hope

Cassie Buchman, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2014

The HOPE center of East Central Illinois will host a benefit at 5 p.m. Friday at Jackson Avenue Coffee. HOPE, which stands for Housing, Outreach, Prevention and Education, is a non-profit organization that runs a shelter for victims of abuse. HOPE provides housing for battered women as well as many progra...

SACIS to host 5K race

SACIS to host 5K race

Kyle Burton, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2014

Members of Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Services are hosting the Take Back the Day 5K on Sept. 27 at Sister City Park in order to be one step closer toward ending sexual assault. The decision to host a 5K stemmed from an analysis of the demographics in the community, which holds a large...

New location, same services for SACIS

Katie Smith, Online Editor

September 9, 2014

Since Charleston’s Sexual Assault Counseling and Informational Services (SACIS) has settled into its new off-campus facility, its counselors have noticed  a positive response from the both their community and university clientele. In May SACIS made the move from the basement of Lawson Hall to their...

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