California State University, San Bernardino students are hosting events on campus this month to raise awareness of sexual assault. Since 2001, April has been declared Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The student group Violence Outreach Informing our Community with Education, or VOICE, hosts weekly meetings and multiple events in April to educate students about sexual assault and violence prevention. VOICE was founded during the 2016 Winter Quarter by graduate student Marina Rodriquez. Rodriguez is an advocate at the counseling center on campus, and is pursuing her second masters degree in counseling and guidance at the CSUSB College of Education. A cohort of students joins VOICE … [Read more...] about VOICE support group raises awareness
By Ariana Cano |Staff Writer| Organizations, individuals, and celebrities have recently claimed to support feminism, yet many are ignorant to what feminism implies and what changes it seeks to enact. The term feminism is used to emphasize the disenfranchisement of females in this patriarchal system. Feminism is defined as the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. I believe it is essential to understand and advocate feminism as a movement for change, and to strive to be a feminist regardless of gender. How is it then, that these same organizations, individuals, and celebrities, who believe that women should have equal … [Read more...] about Feminism : Trend or movement?