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Author Chanel Miller reads an excerpt from her memoir “Know My Name” during the virtual “Healing Through Storytelling” event on Monday, April 19, 2021. Sacramento State hosted the event for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Screenshot taken via Zoom by Estefany Nuñez.

NYT Bestselling author Chanel Miller speaks on healing from sexual assault

Estefany Nuñez April 19, 2021
For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, New York Times bestselling author of the memoir “Know My Name” Chanel Miller spoke about how she was able to heal through storytelling in an event hosted by the women’s and gender studies department.
OPINION: The most well-known unknown victim gave me renewed hope

OPINION: The most well-known unknown victim gave me renewed hope

Kayla Brown September 4, 2019

I remember lying on the floor of my friend’s living room at six in the morning, reading the story of the Brock Turner rape investigation. I felt scared, angry and a hundred other different emotions,...

Keyko Torres is a Sac State alumna and survivor of sexual assault. She is now the vice president of communications and outreach for Sacramento Take Back the Night.

Surviving sexual assault: Sac State alumna Keyko Torres

Gloria Gibbs October 22, 2018

Keyko Torres, alumna of the class of 2011, is the vice president of communications and outreach for Sacramento Take Back the Night, and a survivor of sexual assault. Torres said the rally is a safe...

Sexual assault and Sac State: a special package

Sexual assault and Sac State: a special package

The State Hornet October 20, 2018

What was once rarely talked about and rarely prosecuted is now inescapable; issues of sexual harassment and assault have been at the root of all the country's biggest news stories. Statistics on college...

#SacStateSays: Do you think the sexual assault refresher videos were effective?

#SacStateSays: Do you think the sexual assault refresher videos were effective?

Khanlin Rodgers October 20, 2018

When new students enroll at Sacramento State, they are required to watch a refresher video about sexual assault and drinking that may take place at parties.  We asked students if they think the videos...

A panel of women involved in politics speak about the impact of the #WeSaidEnough letter one year at the Downtown Sacramento State Campus. The letter published originally in the Los Angeles Times acted as a rallying point for women in the legislature to come forward and speak out about the pervasive attitudes involving sexual harassment in the capitol.

Panel of women in politics reflect on #WeSaidEnough and #MeToo

Will Coburn October 18, 2018

With calls for social change in light of #MeToo and #WeSaidEnough, an all-female panel at Sacramento State Downtown on Wednesday discussed how the “year of the woman” is changing politics. The #WeSaidEnough...

Students gather to hear Sexual abuse survivors stories at Alpha Chi Omegas Luminary Event. Luminary is an outreach and fundraiser for the sororitys philanthropic mission to protect the victims of domestic violence.

Abuse and assault survivors speak at Alpha Chi Omega’s Luminary

Will Coburn October 18, 2018

Sexual abuse survivors spoke to a crowd of Sacramento State students at Alpha Chi Omega’s Luminary event in the library quad Thursday night. Luminary is an annual outreach event hosted by the Alpha...

Video: #HornetsRise

Jose Gaglianone and Rudy Obstaculo October 18, 2018

Sexual assault survivors, Syd Scanlon, Ruby Pineda and Shelby Vice share their thoughts in audio interviews. RELATED: Surviving sexual assault: Sac State student Ruby Pineda

Ruby Pineda is a fourth-year Sac State student, president of the university chapter of The American Association of University Women, and a survivor of sexual assault.

Surviving sexual assault: Sac State student Ruby Pineda

Birttney Delgado October 17, 2018

Ruby Pineda, 21, is a fourth year Sacramento State student studying political science and journalism and is the president for the Sac State chapter of the American Association of University Women. AAUW...

Shelby Vice, a political science senior at Sacramento State, is also a survivor of sexual assault.

Surviving sexual assault: Sac State student Shelby Vice

Souvanna Jarvis October 17, 2018

Sacramento State senior Shelby Vice attended the Take Back the Night and shared her experience of sexual assault and the effects it has had on her life. “I’ve done counseling every three weeks since...

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