Tracy Huynh

Events encourage remembrance of murder victims

Events this week will mark the December 6 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women to honour the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at Montreal’s École Polytechnique on that date in 1989.

The Womyn’s Centre will host a screening of the 2009 film Polytechnique in the Oak Room, Vanier Hall, on Tuesday, December 4, at 6:30 p.m.

Charity fashion show to reflect diversity of taste—and models

Organizers of a charity fashion show on campus this week are making an effort to capture the glitz of a high-end presentation, without reflecting stereotypical preconceptions of what makes a good model.

The show, labelled “Fearless,” is presented by Students for Charitable Enterprise in partnership with the Womyn’s Centre as a fundraiser for Hiatus House, a social service agency offering confidential intervention for families experiencing domestic violence.

Men welcome to support Take Back the Night march

The annual Take Back the Night rally and march, scheduled for Saturday, September 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dieppe Park, is promoting a new initiative this year as it welcomes participation by men.

The formerly female-only event, which seeks to bring awareness and an end to all forms of sexual violence, is inviting men to participate in the pre-march rally at 7 p.m. and line the pathway of the 8 p.m. march to serve as silent witnesses.