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Surviving sexual assault: Sac State alumna Keyko Torres

Surviving sexual assault: Sac State alumna Keyko Torres

Gloria Gibbs

October 22, 2018


Filed under News, Sexual Assault

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 space for anyone who wants to share their story about sexual assault, as well as issues in the commu...

Sexual assault and Sac State: a special package

Sexual assault and Sac State: a special package

The State Hornet

October 20, 2018


Filed under Featured, Sexual Assault

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 sexual assault are staggering; one in three women are estimated to be assaulted during their years...

#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


Filed under News, Sexual Assault

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 were effective, why or why not? Tell us what you think using the hashtag #SacStateSays on social media. RELATED: Ho...

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

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

Will Coburn

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News, Sexual Assault

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 campaign started by an open letter published as an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times. The letter contained the ...

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

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

Will Coburn

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Featured, News, Sexual Assault

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 Chi Omega sorority to promote their philanthropic actions. According to Annette Josol, vice presiden...

Video: #HornetsRise

Jose Gaglianone and Rudy Obstaculo

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Sexual Assault, Video

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

Surviving sexual assault: Sac State student Ruby Pineda

Surviving sexual assault: Sac State student Ruby Pineda

Birttney Delgado

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Sexual Assault

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 tabled at the resource fair of Take Back the Night to give attendees information on what their clu...

Surviving sexual assault: Sac State student Shelby Vice

Surviving sexual assault: Sac State student Shelby Vice

Souvanna Jarvis

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Sexual Assault

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 then and gone to therapy and worked on it and done brainspotting for trauma,” Vice said. “I...

Surviving sexual assault: Sac State student Alanna Price

Surviving sexual assault: Sac State student Alanna Price

Francina Sanchez

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Sexual Assault

When Alanna Price walks into a room, you see confidence, shining eyes and a glowing complexion. But like many other women on campus, her exterior hides a title she does not display for the world; sexual assault survivor. Price is a fifth year Sacramento State student majoring in forensic psycholo...

How Sac State helps survivors of sexual assault

How Sac State helps survivors of sexual assault

State Hornet Staff

October 17, 2018


Filed under Featured, News, Sexual Assault

Sacramento State has implemented specific resources for students who are survivors of sexual assault, sexual misconduct or domestic violence. These resources include an on-campus victim advocate, a memorandum of understanding with a local organization and methods of prevention and awareness trai...

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