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A protest in solidarity with students fighting against the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln took place Tuesday evening in front of Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum.

Students protest Fiji fraternity in solidarity with University of Nebraska-Lincoln students

By Natalie Frank, News Editor September 15, 2021
Pittsburgh Alliance for Revolutionary Youth organized a protest Tuesday in solidarity with University of Nebraska-Lincoln students in their fight against the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. Under 10 people attended the protest.
Pitt’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Office held an event on Thursday afternoon titled “Supporting Gay Black and Latino Sexual Assault Survivors,” which focused on male sexual assault survivors of marginalized communities, specifically gay Black and Latino men.

‘This is a crisis’: Panel discusses support for gay Black and Latino male sexual assault survivors

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer April 16, 2021
Pitt’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Office held an event on Thursday afternoon titled “Supporting Gay Black and Latino Sexual Assault Survivors,” which focused on male sexual assault survivors of marginalized communities, specifically gay Black and Latino men.
Pitt SAFE peer educators, Student Government Board members, clinicians from the University Counseling Center, and members of Pittsburgh Action Against Rape gave presentations in support of community members who have experienced sexual violence. The event, which in previous years had been held as a candlelight vigil, took place on Zoom.

Vigil promotes healing for survivors of sexual violence

By Kiera Ledermann, Staff Writer April 9, 2021
Pitt’s annual candlelight vigil, held Thursday night online, was without candles yet illuminated a path to healing for survivors of sexual violence.
Pitt’s Title IX office has implemented a number of new controversial changes announced by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, meeting the federal government’s Aug. 14 deadline and drawing concerns from some students and Title IX officials in the process.

‘Terrifying’: Title IX office, students react to new federal regulations

By Natalie Frank, Staff Writer September 4, 2020
Pitt’s Title IX office has implemented controversial new federal Title IX regulations — meeting the federal government’s Aug. 14 deadline — despite strong opposition from some University officials. Carrie Benson said she has many concerns about the new rules, but her office will comply with them.

Candlelight vigil held in support of sexual assault survivors

April 9, 2019
As part of national sexual assault awareness month, Pitt’s Title IX office, SHARE and Agents of Cultural Change hosted a candlelight vigil in support of victims of sexual assault. The event included several speakers and an acapella performance. Attendees as well as the University community at large were encouraged to wear teal and ribbons were provided at the event. The teal ribbon is the symbol for sexual violence prevention and teal is the official color of SAAM.
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