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Jones and Gorre-Clancy lead marchers down Ivy Street. Photo taken April 21.

Take Back the Night: silent march speaks volumes

Noah Herbst, Copy Chief // April 26, 2022

The evening sun had just begun to peer through the clouds as a collective of students and community members marched silently, with the exception of the occasional splash — a result of the occasional...

A student reads a personal poem about sexual abuse at the Take Back the Night event on Thursday. Photo credit: Josiah Nicholl

Chico State hosts Take Back the Night

Josiah Nicholl // April 27, 2018

Take Back the Night, an event meant to raise awareness of sexual abuse, took place Thursday from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Bell Memorial Union (BMU).The event marked the end of Take Back the Night week,...

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...

Sexual Assault by the Numbers Photo credit: Victoria Rohrer

Wildcats ‘Take back the night’

Victoria Rohrer // May 1, 2017

Students and the community came together to bring light to the issue of rape culture and violence against women at the Gender & Sexuality Equity Center’s annual Take Back the Night Week. “It’s...

Analicia Hawkins prepares supporters for the march. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

‘Take Back the Night’ at Chico State

George Johnston // April 24, 2016

A silent candle-lit march ignited hope in downtown Chico Thursday night. Earlier that evening, the Gender & Sexuality Equity Center hosted "Take Back The Night" as part of sexual assault awareness...

Community marches in solidarity for sexual violence awareness

Community marches in solidarity for sexual violence awareness

Dylan Dewit // April 24, 2015
Despite an unexpected thunder and lightning storm, the Gender Sexuality & Equity Center's "Take Back the Night" candlelit march had a large turnout.
The 2015 Take Back the Night flyer. Photo courtesy of the Gender and Sexuality Equity Center

GSEC hosts Take Back the Night week

Madeline Merlic // April 19, 2015
The Gender and Sexuality Equity Center hosts first Take Back the Night week long event.

Chico students, community Take Back the Night

April 7, 2014
Take Back The Night is a night for sexual assault survivors to share their experiences and come together as a community. It is a time for women to feel welcome and accepted. Chico State students and other members of the Chico community gathered for a silent march on downtown Chico to protest rape culture.
Students march from campus to the streets for Take Back the Night Thursday evening with candles. Photo credit: Emily Teague

Students step up to Take Back the Night

April 6, 2014
Chico State students gathered at the biannual event to show their support and to protest rape culture.
All eyes are on Suzi Q. Smith, as she performs her slam poetry show Thursday night at the UHUB on campus.Photo credit: Grant Mahan

Spoken word stuns, inspires student audience

Ashiah Scharaga // February 21, 2014
Suzi Q. Smith recited poems covering immigration, Justin Timberlake, kisses and war on Thursday night at the UHUB.
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