By Claire Colby | May 4, 2017
Since the 1970s, Take Back the Night has worked to prevent and eliminate sexual violence.
By Ayesha Vishnani | Sept. 16, 2016
Prevention Coordinator Chris Walters: “We are actually the birthplace, the creator of this idea. We’re really excited that it at least had a little start here.”
By Micaela Dea | April 24, 2016
RSVP staffer Marlee Ellison: “Denim Day is a huge global thing now, which is really powerful.”
By Alycia Washington | Feb. 29, 2016
Vagina Monologues participant Clarissa Hughes: “If you see me now, I’m a superwoman, but back then I was very naive to what it meant to be a feminist.”
By Madison Plaster | Feb. 23, 2016
RSVP Center coordinator Christopher Walters: “We can make an impact in stopping violence.”
By Brittani Langland | Feb. 1, 2016
According to the National Center for Victims of Crime, 7.5 million people are stalked in one year in the US.
By Madison Plaster | Jan. 25, 2016
The RSVP will host a lunch discussion on Jan. 27 and a presentation called Stalking and Social Media on Jan. 28.
By Tessa Weinberg | Oct. 21, 2015
MU plans to host a nationwide event with other schools who participate in the Green Dot program next year.
By Andrew Frein | Oct. 10, 2015
The Clothesline Project started in Massachusetts in 1990 and has now spread to 41 states and five countries.
By Alycia Washington and Madison Plaster | Oct. 6, 2015
In addition to their previous event Rock Against Rape, the RSVP Center will host more events, such as Take Back the Night and the Vagina Monologues.
By Emily Gallion | Sept. 22, 2015
The documentary highlights the failures of colleges to address sexual assault; MU hopes to be the exception.
By Lily Oppenheimer | Sept. 17, 2015
“If folks are surprised at the definition of consent, then we have a problem,” Scates said.
By Tristan Morris | Sept. 11, 2015
The center wanted to use multiple art forms to share their message of zero-tolerance for violence.
By Waverly Colville | Sept. 10, 2015
This is the first Rock Against Rape concert in three years.
By Tessa Weinberg | July 8, 2015
With increasing Title IX funding, the RSVP Center needed more space to accommodate their three new staff members.
By Kennedy Jones | July 7, 2015
An analysis of the diversity education at Summer Welcome as an incoming freshman
By Katherine Knott | May 1, 2015
The event encouraged survivors to share their experiences.
By Taylor Blatchford | Feb. 6, 2015
The program will require every student to complete an hourlong online training.
By Isabella Alves | Sept. 28, 2014
The conference drew more than 30 students, faculty and staff.
By Bradley Babendir | Sept. 26, 2014
The editorial The Maneater posted Sept. 16 was shameful enough. They were rightly criticized for it in the Letter to the Editor that was posted Sept. 23. If the paper had apologized, addressed its wrongness, and maybe promised to do better, things might have been okay. Instead, The Maneater had ...
By Rachel Swinney | Sept. 23, 2014
It's almost funny to me that so much misinformation about sexual assault resources was published out of an office literally around the corner from the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center. Almost. But it's not. It's not funny that The Maneater published an editorial about sexual assault ...
The Maneater recently received correspondence regarding our editorial that was published last week entitled “‘Enough is Enough’ is not quite enough.” Senior Rachel Swinney made valid points in her letter about what we left out of our editorial about MSA’s video that was sent out to the student body ...
By Covey Eonyak Son | June 3, 2014
Director Mark Lucas said the center’s “unprecedented” structure and recent national scrutiny regarding Title IX influenced the decision.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | May 6, 2014
Missouri Students Association Senate Speaker Ben Bolin said 55 universities are under scrutiny from the U.S. Department of Education Title IX, which states that no person shall be discriminated against on the basis of sex in any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistant. Bolin said MU is ...
By Liz Henderson | April 24, 2014
Denim Day was started in California in April 1999.
By Pranav Shastry | Oct. 23, 2013
The habit of reactionary efforts need to change, former psychologist says.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | Sept. 19, 2013
Domestic violence in LGBT couples tends to go more unnoticed than domestic violence in heterosexual relationships.
We like to think we attend a school that is conscious, empathetic and welcoming to all. We like to imagine ourselves in the company of students who see the world in true color, who stand up when they see injustice and who, above all, seek never to cause injustice to ...
By Jill Deutsch | Nov. 2, 2012
Funding from the request will benefit RSVP, Tiger Pantry, DSA and other campus organizations.
By Ciera Velarde | April 10, 2012
Denim Day will be part of this year's programming again.
By Elise Moser | Dec. 6, 2011
Campaign urges men to end violence against women.
By Scott Delhommer | Oct. 21, 2011
Nearly one in every four women will face violence in a relationship.
By Elise Moser | Sept. 23, 2011
Green dots represent any act that prevents or distracts from a potentially violent situation.
By Dani Kass | April 30, 2011
The RSVP Center worked with True North and the MSA/GPC Craft Studio for the event.
By Jimmy Hibsch | April 7, 2011
The Green Dot strategy aims to promote a safer campus.
By Tony Puricelli | Jan. 21, 2011
According to a news release, women and young adults are most at risk.
By Jimmy Hibsch | Jan. 11, 2011
Deserted offices in Memorial Union will be used as meeting space.
By Marie Mandelberg | Oct. 22, 2010
The Clothesline Project began in 1990.
By Jimmy Hibsch | Oct. 15, 2010
MARS is a male-focused branch of the RSVP Center.
By Marie Mandelberg | Oct. 5, 2010
The program's goal is to increase bystander intervention in certain violent crimes.
By Jimmy Hibsch | Sept. 22, 2010
The march takes a stand against relationship and sexual violence.
By Jimmy Hibsch | Sept. 14, 2010
The event teaches students how to intervene safely in potentially violent situations.