Take Back the Night returns to Goucher, raises awareness

Samantha Cooper
News Editor

On Thursday, April 24 a group of students gathered in the Pearlstone Atrium for Goucher’s annual Take Back the Night event, where victims of sexual assault spoke about their experiences to others. Events like the one at Goucher take place all over the country, many at college campuses, and each does the event differently. The event typically includes a march and an opportunity for victims to speak out.
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Club profile: Umoja

Tori Russell
Staff Writer

Umoja means unity in Swahili, the perfect word to describe the close-knit Umoja

Members of Umoja pose at the Old School vs. New School Dance Party (Photo: Umoja Facebook page)

Members of Umoja pose at the Old School vs. New School Dance Party (Photo: Umoja Facebook page)

Club. Umoja is Goucher’s Black Student Union, a large group of about 140 members of all races, ethnicities and ideologies.
“Umoja is not an exclusive club but we do focus on the empowerment of African American students who may find attending a predominantly Caucasian institution to be challenging,” says club secretary Keyona McNeil.
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