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‘We should not be daunted’

After speeches about sexual assualt and gender violence, male audience members walked a mile in bright red high-heels to raise awareness for violence against women and men during the 11th annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” Tuesday evening. Students, professors and community members walked from the UC, past the Orr Center and ended at the College of Liberal Arts, where members of the community, officers and Dean Beeby spoke about their experience walking in the heels, before the participants took a pledge to never “commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women.”

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

April 12, 2017

In its 11th year, “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” once again attempts to tackle an ongoing issue. The event featured male students, faculty and community members who walked a mile in high heels and pledged to never “commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women.” Also known as the Na...

Students take steps in her shoes

Students take steps in her shoes

Bobby Shipman

April 8, 2014

A family friend raped Andrew Gregory at the age of 4. Scared to tell his parents, this continued until he was 7. “I was told by my rapist that if I ever told my parents he would kill me,” he said. Gregory and another victim of domestic violence told their stories to a crowd of over 500 people...

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