Fighting Back Against Sexual Violence

EUGENE/CORVALLIS, Ore. — According to a study done by the U.S. Department of Justice, one in five women and one in sixteen men are sexually assaulted during their college years. While college is all about learning more about the world and yourself, there are some experiences that are better left alone. In September, the Obama … Continue reading »

UO Students React to Task Force Report

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Senate Task Force is addressing sexual violence on campus. It presented a list of recommendations to Interim President Scott Coltrane on Wednesday night. Students agree bringing this topic to the table is a step in the right direction, and they like the idea of tackling the issue head … Continue reading »

UO Funds to Prevent Sexual Violence

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is upping its efforts to prevent sexual violence by setting up an emergency fund. The interim president says the $15,000 will come out of the president’s discretionary fund. It will be used to provide services to alleged victims of assault. Scott Coltrane says there’s also a university task … Continue reading »

City Rallies to Take Back the Night

EUGENE, Ore. — Sexual violence is prevalent across campuses nationwide–that’s why students are trying to raise awareness and protest against sexual violence. Survivors of sexual violence and their supporters will rally together at the University of Oregon to protest continued sexual violence in their communities and around the world. The rally at the EMU Amphitheater … Continue reading »

Interview: Take Back The Night

EUGENE, Ore. — Every two minutes in the United States, someone becomes a victim of sexual violence. The majority of them are women. Take Back the Night is part of a world-wide movement to end violence against women. The event started in 1976 in Belgium, and Eugene has held its event for several years. The … Continue reading »