April 22, 2015

by Amy LaCount & Casey Tran The statistics are staggering: one in five women are sexually assaulted in college. Once a secret obscured from public view, the prevalence of “date rape,” the term coined in the 1980s, has slowly come to light, with activists drawing further attention to the epidemic …

February 2, 2015

Lewis University News Release January 30, 2015 From Feb. 2-14, Lewis University will participate in a public awareness effort aimed at stopping dating violence on college campuses. The project, calledThe Red Flag Campaign, helps students identify “red flags” for dating violence in their friends’ relationships and encourages them to intervene. …

October 29, 2014

NetNewsLedger October 23, 2014 by Jayal Chung THUNDER BAY – TAKE BACK THE NIGHT organized by Lakehead University Student Union’s Gender Issues Centre will be on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM at the Agora of Lakehead University. This international grassroots movement raises awareness about the systemic issue …

October 29, 2014

timesfreepress.com October 26, 2014 By Claire Wiseman After a week of violence and protests rattled Chattanooga, Saturday’s Call to Action conference seemed particularly timely. “This week alone in Chattanooga, there have been countless shootings, countless arrests, countless anger, countless frustration,” keynote speaker Dr. Lakweshia J. Ewing said. “Everybody is heated. We’re …