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Mikie Believes Take Back the Night brings in good support and awareness for those effected by sexual assault. Photo credit: Kelsi Sibert

Take back the night: A place for survivors to tell their story

Kelsi Sibert // April 23, 2018

Since the 1970s, Chico State's Gender and Sexuality Equality Center, formerly known as the Women's Center, has put on an event called "Take Back the Night." Each year a different theme surrounding sexual...

Alix MacDonald holds up an example of a Clothesline Project shirt. All students are welcome to design a shirt any way they want to express their feelings on sexual assault.

Chico State’s ‘Clothesline Project’ provides artistic outlet for sexual assault awareness

Alex Grant // April 17, 2018

Safe Place, Chico State's confidential sexual violence prevention and intervention center, is organizing an artistic project to call attention to sexual assault issues in Chico. Students are invited...

Photo courtesy of Safe Place.

Chico State’s Safe Place celebrates sexual assault awareness month

Carly Campbell // April 5, 2017

April is national sexual assault awareness month. Chico State's Safe Place will be hosting a number of events to support this movement. The events that will be held are as follows: April 6:...

Photo credit: Dongyoung Won

Awareness month: The forgotten month?

Emma Vidak-Benjamin // April 25, 2016
Chico State students remain blind to the importance of awareness-raising efforts.
Safe Space on campus hopes to focus on sexual assault awareness. Photo courtesy of National Sexual Violence Resource Center.

Safe Place launches ‘Prevention is Possible’ campaign

Eric Mcguire // April 9, 2016

This month, Safe Place takes a new approach to preventing sexual assault. April is the month dedicated to raising awareness about sexual assault. Most years the emphasis is on survivors and ways to avoid...

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