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Take Back the Night on October 26

You probably know someone who has been affected by sexual violence.  The U.S. Department of Justice’s National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) reports that every two minutes a sexual assault is reported. How can you take action? Take Back the Night Chattanooga is an internationally recognized event that is a visible stand against sexual violence, specifically violence against women.  This event is led by three guiding goals and thoughts: heal

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Local Author Susan Gregg Gilmore to visit Campus

The event will take place on Tuesday, March 29 with a reception of light refreshments at 5:30 P.M. and the presentation beginning at 6:00 P.M. in the Southern Writer’s Room, 4th floor of the Library.

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The Vagina Monologues returns to UTC

The Vagina Monologues returns to UTC on Thursday and Friday, February 18 – 19, at 7 P.M., and Saturday, February 20, at 2 P.M, as a benefit production sponsored by the UTC Women’s Action Council and Women’s Center with proceeds benefiting the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults, and the UTC Survivor Advocacy Services.

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Author to discuss living for a year without mirrors, part of “I Am Enough” campaign at UTC

If you’ve had problems with body image, you’re not alone. Kjerstin Gruys experienced the same feelings, which led her to live without mirrors for a year and to write a memoir about the experience.

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New Women’s Studies scholarship rewards academic achievement

The Women’s Studies Department has awarded two students who have achieved academic excellence in the major the new Felicia Sturzer Scholarship. Students with an overall GPA of 3.0 and a 3.5 GPA in Women’s Studies who have taken at least 15 hours of Women’s Studies courses are be eligible.

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