Local Marchers Take Back the Night

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of people are expected to march in the annual Take Back the Night, protesting against sexual violence. Organizers say this event serves as an opportunity for those impacted to speak out in unity. The event, which began in Belgium in 1976, has since gained traction in the United States and abroad. … 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 »

Film Screening Discusses Sexual Assault

EUGENE, Ore. — A local veteran and sexual assault survivor teamed up with students at the University of Oregon to spread awareness about sexual assault in the military. Students will hold their annual Sexual Violence Prevention Week. The week kicks off with a screening of The Invisible War on Monday night. The film covers the … Continue reading »