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Students take more caution on campus in wake of recent sexual violence

Despite preventive measures put in place to avoid sexual violence, students still feel hyper-aware when walking around certain areas.

RSVP center advocates to change rape culture norm

The epidemic of rape culture has only recently begun to change after the #MeToo movement went viral in 2017. A few simple fixes could help vastly reduce the rape culture in the world and make the quality of life much better for everybody.

Walk the Walk immerses students into the harsh reality of dealing with sexual violence

Attendees were immersed into the stories of fictional sexual assault victims at the RSVP Center’s event.

The RSVP Center and STARS collaborate on The Clothesline Project to help raise awareness of the prevalence of sexual assault.

The Clothesline Project was held at Lowry Mall on Oct. 3, continuing the tradition of decorating shirts to share personal stories dealing with sexual assault and violence.

RSVP Center hosts four panelists to speak on legalities of sexual violence cases

Panelists discussed barriers to reporting and how people can prevent sexual violence.

One in 30,000: The woman who listens to the toughest stories for a living

RSVP Center Advocacy Coordinator Taylor Yeagle: “We should be able to walk throughout our lives without fear of violence just by virtue of existing. So it’s hard hearing these stories of other humans who’ve experienced the worst aspects of humanity.”

Take Back the Night raises money, support for sexual assault survivors

Since the 1970s, Take Back the Night has worked to prevent and eliminate sexual violence.

RSVP Center to help lead first National Green Dot Day of Action

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.”

Denim Day will work to end sexual violence stereotypes

RSVP staffer Marlee Ellison: “Denim Day is a huge global thing now, which is really powerful.”

MU senior gives final performance after participating in Vagina Monologues for four years

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.”

Bus ad helps to spread the word about Green Dot

RSVP Center coordinator Christopher Walters: “We can make an impact in stopping violence.”

RSVP Center holds presentation on the new realities of social media stalking

According to the National Center for Victims of Crime, 7.5 million people are stalked in one year in the US.

RSVP Center confronts perceptions of stalking in National Stalking Awareness Month

The RSVP will host a lunch discussion on Jan. 27 and a presentation called Stalking and Social Media on Jan. 28.

Green Dot Conference spots the points that need to be discussed regarding power-based violence

MU plans to host a nationwide event with other schools who participate in the Green Dot program next year.

The RSVP Center’s Clothesline Project tells survivors’ and supporters’ stories

The Clothesline Project started in Massachusetts in 1990 and has now spread to 41 states and five countries.

STARS executive board hopes to educate students on sexual violence prevention

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.

“The Hunting Ground” draws attention to sexual assault on college campuses

The documentary highlights the failures of colleges to address sexual assault; MU hopes to be the exception.

Not Anymore training reveals need for education

“If folks are surprised at the definition of consent, then we have a problem,” Scates said.

Musicians, poets and dancers take a stance against rape culture at Rock Against Rape

The center wanted to use multiple art forms to share their message of zero-tolerance for violence.

RSVP Center hosts concert to stand up against sexual violence

This is the first Rock Against Rape concert in three years.