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Domestic Violence Awareness Month


Photo and story by Davida Johnson / Contributing Writer October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and MTSU’s Alpha Chi Omega sorority lined up a week full of events to spread awareness for the issue. According to The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 40 percent of women and 32.5 percent of men in Tennessee experience physical violence …

Photo and story by Emma Benjamin / Contributing Writer  “These Hands Donut Hurt” was an event held by the MTSU Alpha Chi Omega sorority chapter Wednesday to raise money and awareness for victims of domestic abuse during Domestic Violence Awareness month. The event, held in the Student Union Building, involved sorority members selling donuts and …

Photo by Emily Neal / Contributing Writer Members from the Rutherford County Domestic Violence Shelter and the Murfreesboro Police Department gathered with MTSU students on Tuesday night in the Cason-Kennedy Nursing Building to discuss domestic violence and how students can help bring awareness to this issue. The shelter paired up with Alpha Chi Omega to …