It's On Us

November 13, 2015 - 12:24am
The arrival of the Vice President and his Secret Service detail generates excitement among students and faculty.

A simple walk to class proved exciting for Syracuse University students Thursday as they passed Secret Service agents and marveled at sharp shooters on top of the Schine Student Center and the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel. The frenzy was generated by the visit of SU School of Law alumnus and Vice President Joe Biden.

November 12, 2015 - 4:16pm
Vice President Joe Biden brought his fight to end violence against women to Goldstein Auditorium on Thursday.

Vice President Joe Biden addressed students in Goldstein Auditorium on Thursday as part of the It’s On Us Week of Action to end sexual assault on college campuses. He talked about his experiences on Capitol Hill fighting to end violence against women and said it was the responsibility of the community to stop it.

November 11, 2015 - 4:01pm
Her speech at Newhouse on Monday was the first of this week's "It's on Us" events.

Author Kate Harding’s reading and discussion about her latest book Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture—and What We Can Do About It on Monday evening in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium was the first event for the It’s On Us Week of Action to shift the way people think about sexual assault on campus.

November 11, 2015 - 3:54pm
The conversation highlighted the need to spread awareness about campus resources and to provide education that is inclusive of all gender identities and sexual orientations.

Syracuse University students and staff gathered Monday night in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium for a candid conversation on sexual and relationship violence across cultures as part of the It's On Us Week of Action.

November 8, 2015 - 9:01pm
Events will raise awareness about sexual assault and relationship violence on campus.

This week marks the "It's on Us" campaign's National Week of Action. Vice President Joe Biden, alumnus of the College of Law's class of 1968 and advocate for the cause, will be visiting the SU campus Nov. 12 in honor of the National Week of Action.

February 8, 2015 - 2:41pm
Recent campaigns, media attention, and federal programs of sexual assault on college campuses have sparked more discussion about the definition of consent among students, faculty and administration.

It was just another night at college; at least that is what Jackie Reilly thought. A couple of girls and guys hanging out upstairs in a fraternity house together on the first night back sophomore year after a long summer apart. Jackie arrived back early to Syracuse University’s campus because she was a peer advisor participating in freshmen orientation. That night, she accepted a drink that she did not see poured. The bottom of a white Styrofoam cup and the contour of her rapist’s body in the background was her last memory.