October 16, 2007
PULLMAN – “I try not to look at them. They’re so painful. But it’s like I almost have to,” said one female student to a friend who were passing by the Clothes Line Project, currently on display on Glenn Terrell Mall.
The display boasts hundreds of T-shirts hung on clotheslines, each revealing the words and memories of local students, family members and community members who have been sexually abused or assaulted.
The shirts will be on display until Friday, Oct. 19. The display is sponsored by the YWCA and Coalition for Women Students, which was founded in the Women’s … » More …
October 11, 2007
A discussion about sexual violence isn’t an easy one to start, but once it does start, there is plenty to talk about.
That was the experience at Tuesday’s Under the Big Tent discussion sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement. At the noon start time, four panelists and about a dozen people were gathered under the red tent on the Glenn Terrell Mall, but when organizers finally wrapped up the event nearly two hours later, about 40 people were participating.
“I was really happy,” said Lorena O’English, a librarian at … » More …
October 25, 2004
Washington State University’s Cougar Alliance for a Safe Environment will bring Alan Berkowitz, a health and social justice issues expert, to the Pullman campus Oct. 27 to discuss ways the campus community can continue to prevent sexual violence and substance abuse.The event is set to begin at 9 a.m. in the Compton Union Building, Room 232.Berkowitz has more than 20 years experience in higher education and is an independent consultant who helps develop programs that concentrate on issues of substance abuse, sexual assault, gender and diversity.Representatives from the Sexual Misconduct and Prevention Task Force, Health and Wellness Services, CASE and … » More …