The Buchtelite

Activist Katie Koestner speaks up for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Katie Koestner, one of the first victims of date rape to speak out nationally about the problem, shares her story.

By George Dunlap, Writer

April 6, 2016

Katie Koestner, one of the first victims of date rape to speak out nationally, visited Akron to discuss her tragic experiences on April 5. Koestner’s discussion, titled Take Back the Night, was the second event in a series for the Sexual Assault Awareness Month of April. In 1991, Koestner appeared...

Women’s activist Sandra Fluke talks millennials, politics

Women's rights activist, Sandra Fluke, speaks in the Union Ballroom on March 9.

By Emily Salopeck, Writer

March 14, 2016

Women’s rights activist Sandra Fluke devotes her time speaking about public interest advocacy for numerous social justice causes. Fluke spoke to UA students on March 9 in the Student Union Ballroom as a part of Women’s History Month.   Fluke addressed how the millennial generation needs to find its ...