Student Media teams up against domestic violence

Letter from the Editor

By on October 19, 2016

With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The Quinnipiac Chronicle is standing with the Quinnipiac Bobcat Sports Network (QBSN) and the Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM) in raising awareness for domestic violence.

screen-shot-2016-10-19-at-1-41-32-pmChristina Popik
Clery Act Report StatisticsKristen Riello and Christina Popik

Clery Act Report Statistics

The Chronicle will have a purple logo throughout all of our social media platforms and for the rest of our print editions for the month of October.

More than one in three women have experienced rape, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime, and an estimated seven million women are raped and/or physically assaulted by a current or former intimate partner each year, according to the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV).

Domestic Violence StatisticsKristen Riello | The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Domestic Violence Statistics

These statistics are staggering, and it is imperative that we come together to educate others and end domestic violence not only in our community, but all over the world.

While this may seem like a small step, it is a step in the right direction.

This week, The Chronicle has gathered information in regard to domestic violence, along with the warning signs, statistics and resources in order to raise awareness.

Kristen Riello and Christina Popik

If you are a student experiencing domestic violence, you can contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 888-774-2900 for confidential support, or the Department of Public Safety at Quinnipiac University for immediate protection and security.

We hope that you will stand with us against domestic violence and help us spread awareness throughout the community.

To see more of The Clery Act Report check out this article.


About Sarah Doiron

Twitter: @SarahDoiron31
Year: 2017
Major: Journalism