Tag: Christine Bettcher

Honoring survivors: IU hosts Take Back the Night

By: Cassidy Martenson Staff Writer On Thursday, the Indiana University community joined together to honor the voices of sexual assault and domestic abuse survivors. The annual Take Back the Night Speak Out event was hosted via Zoom and featured survivor stories, statistics, and a mindfulness activity.  Take Back the Night is a worldwide initiative to

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Counseling and International Services team up for day of service for survivors

By: KATELYN FIRESTEIN Staff Writer karfires@iu.edu On Thursday, Oct. 25, the counseling center and international student services teamed up with local organizations to host a day of service for survivors of physical, sexual and emotional abuse. Christine Bettcher, a counselor at the student counseling center at IU South Bend, reached out to a variety of

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