The Daily Eastern News

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 ‘Take Back the Night’ Thursday starting at 6 p.m.

Staff Report

April 17, 2019

A march will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday for sexual assault survivors to “take back the night.” According to the Take Back the Night Foundation, the event is meant to “create safe communities and respectful relationships through awareness events and initiatives.” The goal of the foundation...

Students march against sexual violence at ‘Take Back the Night’

Imani Ryan, a sophomore family and consumer sciences major, holds up her “No Means No” poster during Take Back the Night on Tuesday evening.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz , Associate News Editor

April 24, 2018

Students gathered at the Doudna Steps to speak up against sexual violence at “Take Back the Night” on Tuesday evening. Organized by Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service and EIU FEM, students wrote their feelings and facts about sexual violence in chalk on the Doudna Steps and proceeded...

Take Back the Night march to support survivors of sexual violence

Precious Williams, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018

Marchers and organizers of Take Back the Night aim to show support for survivors of sexual violence and make their voices heard at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday starting at the Doudna Steps. Alana Reinhardt, the president of EIU FEM and a junior public relations major, said this march allows survivors of sexual...

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,...

SACIS to host 5K race

Blue jeans are displayed on the stage of the Seventh Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union during Take Back the Night on April 10.  The denim was adorned with accessories and fabric paint in honor of a case in which a woman's battle against her attacker was challenged because she was

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...

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