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Taking Back the Night

Taking Back the Night
April 13, 2017

This Thursday at 7 p.m. outside Cordiner, “Take Back the Night” will begin with a march around campus. The event is open to everyone, and organizers strive to bring awareness to sexual violence and...

Students Unite for Take Back the Night

Students Unite for Take Back the Night
April 21, 2016
FACE and ASWC hosted the annual Take Back the Night event on Thursday, April 14.

All Students for Consent Gains National Attention

All Students for Consent Gains National Attention
October 17, 2013

Whitman's new All Students for Consent (ASC) club was featured in national news outlets after winning the Consent Revolution Awards, put on by an awareness and anti-rape media outlet called Force,...

Take Back the Night to See More Community Involvement

Illustration by Tyler Schuh
April 18, 2013

In 1917, Mary Shipman Penrose, the wife of Whitman College president Stephen B. Penrose, was the first president of the Walla Walla YWCA. Almost one hundred years later, Whitman and the YWCA are joining...

FACE Aims to Increase Campus Dialogue about Sexual Assault

FACE Aims to Increase Campus Dialogue about Sexual Assault
March 6, 2013

While browsing whitmanencounters.com one day, senior Kate Kight saw a post that really scared her. This post, written by a student whose friend had been sexually assaulted by an RA, contained responses...

Struggle to stop sexual violence engenders artistic expression

April 19, 2012

The stand against sexual violence on campus has taken a creative turn. With the "Take Back the Night" rally today, April 19 and the release of a new zine, "Breaking Ground," Whitman College students seek...

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