Domestic Violence survivor shares story with students

Casey Matlock | reporter Liz Beardsley, freshman in nursing, says she knew the story she was being told was nothing less than a miracle. “I know that God was with her when she survived; I see that as a miracle,” she said. Beardsley, like many in the audience, learned that warning signs can come from the smallest of places during a presentation from Teri Jendusa-Nicolai on Tuesday, Nov. 5, in the Crimson & Gold Ballroom of Overman Student Center. The event was sponsored by Student Activities Council (SAC) as part of the organization’s Domestic Violence Awareness Week. Nicolai experienced what she says she thought would never happen to her. “I did not listen to the…

Wiping out domestic violence

Group uses toilet paper drive, other events to educate students Jessica Sewing | Collegio Reporter As domestic violence awareness month approaches, the Students for Violence Prevention (SVP) have planned numerous activities to educate students on the subject. “We have a lot of scheduled skits and events to raise awareness throughout the campus and community,” said Katy Porter, sophomore in social work. Students for Violence Prevention is a group dedicated to providing education and awareness to girls, boys, women and men on gender-based violence. “It happens to people on this campus,” said Ali Clark, junior in communication and international studies. “Students need to be educated about the warning signs of domestic violence because even if it’s…