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FMLA empowers women through camaraderie

FMLA President, Alyssa Collier is no stranger to the “fire” that comes from attending a conference meant to empower women. “Last year was my very first trip to the [National Young Feminist Leadership Conference]. I felt so empowered after, as soon as I got home I asked to be the ...

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FMLA encourages students to perform their truths

Some folks giggle, others gasp and others lean in and take interest when the word “vagina” is uttered. For more than two decades, Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” has been performed on college campuses and by community groups across the globe to raise awareness and foster resources to end sexual ...

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“Clothesline Project” provides anonymous haven to shares hidden tales of abuse, assault

By Contributing Writer : D’Andre Anderson The month of April for some people just means we are one more step from summer break. For other people, it is so much more than a summer break. It is the month to help raise awareness for sexual, physical, verbal and domestic assault. ...

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Clothesline Project comes to campus

By: Steven Prescott Students and staff walking past the Morgan University Center on Oct. 25 were introduced to stories as a part of The Clothesline Project, a clothesline of t-shirts designed to bring awareness to dating violence and other types of violence. The project is run by the Women and ...

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Survivors speak: 21st annual Clothesline Project

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) states one person experiences  sexual assault every 98 seconds. In addition, for 80 percent of juvenile victims, the perpetrator was a parent. According to RAINN, however, only about six of every 1,000 of these stories are brought to light. After rescheduling from ...

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FMLA raises awareness of sexual assault with T-shirts across campus

T-shirts hung up on clotheslines filled the University Center Plaza all day Thursday, Oct. 27. The T-shirts had stories of people who are survivors of sexual assault and abuse, and the family members of people who did not survive to tell their stories. The T-shirts spanned from the plaza between ...

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