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New organization One Student energizes fight against sexual assault

A video from new organization One Student provides a needed warm and uplifting energy to the cause of preventing sexual violence.

Launched last week, One Student (onestudent.org) expands the efforts of local residents Kelly Addington and Becca Teider, who continue to share their story of surviving sexual assault on college campuses. This latest incarnation will give students the tools to shift the culture on their campuses.

The video, shot at the University of Tampa campus, features a range of supporters, including a 5-year-old who captures the sentiment by saying, "I'll be the one to change my generation." …

They rapped about people using the bathroom in the streets nearly 30 years ago in The Message. Now it comes to fruition in downtown St. Petersburg?

"It's like a jungle, sometimes it makes me wonder." …

Seen on a bumper sticker: Skinny Girls Are For Wimps. …

With $5.8 billion spent on Halloween, we need to boost the economy with other holiday sprees. Who's up for Cinco de Mayo costumes? …

Kudos to the Katie Froeschle Foundation. A recent donation from the group helped the Life Center extend its grief counseling services to Pinellas County.

Learn more at lifecenterof tampa.org, and learn about this Friday's Froeschle Foundation fundraising golf tournament at katiefoundation.org. …

Fabulous grilling prizes will be up for grabs at the inaugural Ernest Hooper Novemburger Cook-Off Nov. 11 at Nativity Catholic Church's Novemberfest. Submit your recipes to novemburger@sptimes.com. The top six get to come out and cook for a panel of celebrity judges.

Hurry up. I'm already hungry.

That's all I'm saying.

New organization One Student energizes fight against sexual assault 10/24/10 [Last modified: Monday, October 25, 2010 8:00am]
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