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Students break silence about sexual assault

Students break silence about sexual assault

Nicole Zelniker, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014

The dim light from one lamp reveals the faces of many. The silence is so thick, no one wants to contaminate it with words. People struggle with what to say and if they should say it. Finally, someone speaks. It is April 16, and we are taking back the night. The annual Take Back the Night event...

Sexual assault on campus: Preventing sexual violence on campus

Hannah Waller, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

About one in every five women is sexually assaulted during college. The same is true for about 6.1 percent of college men. Numbers like these make it clear that institutions of higher education, including Guilford College, need to be doing more to prevent sexual assaults from occurring on their campuses. Adequate...

Take Back the Night

April 26, 2013

SAASA (Sexual Assault Awareness, Support and Advocacy) presented Take Back The Night on Thursday, April 18th. It started on the steps of Founders, sponsoring a free student dinner and t-shirt making. Later, a vigil that supported sexual victims carried attendees to a bonfire by the lake. There, students,...

Students stand together to face their fears, fight the silence and take back the night

Students stand together to face their fears, fight the silence and take back the night

C.J. Green and Daphne Hankins

April 20, 2012

Silence illuminates the night sky and amplifies the crackling flames in the bonfire pit. A circle of people forms around the fire, as wind and fear will not stop them from their goal: at this moment, they will take back the night. This was the scene last Wednesday night, April 11, as Guilford students...