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The Hookup

Amaris E. Rodriguez, Opinions Editor

September 27, 2017

On Thursday, Sep. 14 NEIU hosted “The Hookup,” an interactive Catharsis Production led by Anthony Dinicola, which looks at dating behaviors and how they can be hiding sexual violence. “I like to use real language because I like to talk about the subject matter how people really talk about the subject matter,” sai...

Here’s ‘The Hook Up’: Being an active bystander, reflecting on slut.

Cecilia G. Hernandez, Writer

September 26, 2017

“Cockblock! Some cocks need to be blocked,” Anthony DiNicola said to a small audience of NEIU students in Alumni Hall. “We have to be willing to call them out.” During “The Hook Up” improv presentation on Sept. 4, DiNicola coaxed us to be an active bystander by introducing four ways to intervene while also maki...

Don’t get your ‘Sex Signals’ mixed up

Danny Montesdeoca, Production Staff

September 6, 2016

People tend to avoid mixing comedy and rape culture in the same pot, – especially when trying to combat it – but that is exactly what Catharsis Productions aims to do with their improv show, “Sex Signals.” Catharsis Productions was founded in 2000 by Dr. Gail Stern and Christian Murphy, who seek "to change the world ...

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