In her Letter to the Editor in the November 11, 1993 Dickinsonian, Erica Stoutenburgh '94 explains why she distributed a survey on rape at Dickinson and why addressing rape is important.
This article by Erica Stoutenburgh in The Dickinsonian, November 11, 1993, presents the results of a survey on rape and sexual assault handed out to women on campus.Â
The survey asked questions about incidents on and off campus, before or
during the woman's time at Dickinson, and the woman's classification.Â
This advertisement in the November 11, 1993 edition of The Dickinsonian lists available services and locations for the Hillcrest Women's Medical Center.
Anima: The Journal of Human Experience (Spring 1994, vol. 20 #2)
presents an article on the Clothesline Project exhibit at Dickinson,
organized by the Women's Center as part of Dickinson's 1993 Public
Affairs Symposium on Violence in American Society.Â The exhbit contained
over 90 shirts contributed by women who were victims of violence.Â The
article includes pictures of some of the T-shirts along with
explanations by their designers.
In this article from March 10, 1994, Erica Stoutenburgh reports for The Dickinsonian on a talk given by Rebecca Walker on ten guidelines for 'the Third Wave of Feminism.'
On November 11, 1993, Matt Kinsman reported for The Dickinsonian
on the events of Rape Awareness Week, including educational forums
hosted by the Women's Center and a "Take Back the Night" rally and
In the October 22, 1992 edition of The Dickinsonian, Vikram
Dhawer reports on the coming events of the third annual Rape Awareness
Week as well as rape statistics for the world and Dickinson College.
In a letter to the Editor in the October 29, 1992 edition of The Dickinsonian, Julie Wise of the Women's CenterÂ addresses the need for better communication and clearer consent in sexual relationships to avoid rape.
The October 29, 1991 issue of the Carlisle Sentinel announced the events at Dickinson for Rape Awareness week, sponsored by the Women's Center and the Sexuality Resource Group, which included a play by the Awareness Act touring group and a "Take Back the Night" rally and march.
This March 28, 1988 edition of the Campus Clipboard announces a Women's
Interfaith Seder Discussion to be held Tuesday, March 29th ofÂ Holy Week
at the Women's Center.
In this article, Pete Bilderback and Mike Bunder report in the October 1, 1987 edition of the Dickinsonian on a panel
debate that took place in Memorial Hall on September 20, 1987 about
affirmative action at Dickinson and education nationally.
Liz Lukacs and L. J. Simmons reported in the October 1, 1987 edition of the Dickinsonian on the decision of the Health Center to distribute condoms, free of charge, describing how the Health Center, Sexuality Resource Group and Women's Center were all involved.
This article by Tari Getz '91 in the June 1988 edition of Dickinson Today presents the history, purpose and spirit
of the Women's Center, describing it as a place of comfort for all.
The Women's Center sponsored Dr. Mary Leonard, staff psychologist and associate professor at University of Maryland, and Ms. Lori Serratelli, Harrisburg attorney, to speak on sexual harassment in the Weiss Center.
On Sunday, April 10, 1988, students participated in "Take Back the Night"
rally and march, sponsored by the Women's Center, to protest and raise
awareness of rape.Â Mike Dever reported on the event, describing the march route and some opposition the
marchers experienced in the Quad in the April 14, 1988 edition of the Dickinsonian.
This article, in the March 3, 1985 edition of the Harrisburg Patriot tells of The Little Flags Theater's upcoming performance of "Mothers and Daughters" in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium, sponsored by the Women's Center in conjunction with the Central Pennsylvania Consortium's annual Women's Studies Conference.
This advertisement in the March 1, 1984 edition of the Dickinsonian
announces the grand opening of the student run Women's Center at
Dickinson with speakers Jo Banks and Ellen Rosenman on March 5th, as
well as a reading of original poetry by Sonia Sanchez at the Center on March 7th.
In an article published in the Dickinsonian in March 1984, Daphne
Moritz reports on the grand opening of the Women's Center and the
discussion of Virginia Woolf's "A Room of One's Own" given at the event
by Professor Ellen Rosenman and Jo Banks.
Dickinson hosted a week of events surrounding National Coming Out Day in
1996 entitled "Self, Family, World: Continuing the Struggle for
Acceptance."Â The events included a debate over gay marriage, a showing
of the movie Go Fish, a discussion led by the Mechancisburg
Chapter of P-FLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), a lecture
As part of Body Appreciation Week '07, Dickinson hosted Ophira Edut, author of Body Outlaws: Rewriting the Rules of Beauty and Body Image, as well as a national speaker, activist and entrepreneur, to
give a talk on positive self-image,
held in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium on February 7, 2007.