Ohio University students rally to “Take Back the Night”

    Ohio University students and community members rallied Thursday evening to “Take Back the Night” and advocate against sexual assault. Take Back the Night is a national organization designed to spread awareness about and put an end to sexual violence. Ohio University students have dedicated the entire week to Take Back the Night events,…

Ohio University students rally with student union

The wind was howling Thursday evening outside of Baker University Center and so were Ohio University students. A protest rally coordinated through the Ohio University Student Union encouraged students and organizations to join in solidarity and raise awareness for various university issues. Representatives from student social groups including Bobcats for Bernie, Fuck Rape Culture, Sierra…

Survivor Advocacy Program on “temporary” leave

Ohio University’s Survivor Advocacy Program was a unique campus organization dedicated to providing confidentiality and resources to victims of sexual assault until Coordinating Director Delaney Anderson announced her leave on Sept. 29, and the university failed to post a new opening for the position. Since Anderson’s departure in mid October, OUSAP has been temporarily shut…

Fuck Rape Culture marches to bring awareness

  On Friday, people from all walks of life gathered to rally in the second annual Fuck Rape Culture March. The march welcomed every race, age, gender and sexual orientation. The event brought in a diverse crowd and all in attendance listened intently as Bobcats stood and spoke on the topic. Speakers shared stories of their assaults,…

OU’s rape culture awareness leads to change

Ohio University no longer turns a blind eye to the rape culture on its campus. Notoriously ranked as a top party school, OU takes action to combat the rape culture that once flew under its small-town radar. Increased dialogue about rape culture on OU’s campus caused discussion, awareness and improved education. Much of the dialogue…