Top header graphic with link to CSUS Home Page california state university, sacramento
Header Graphic
sac state homeuniversity affairspublic affairs
 

   search CSUS
     website


   main news page

media resources graphic
   news releases
   news and events
     archive

   fact & stats
   experts guide
   news by e-mail
   contact news
     services staff


publications graphic
   Capital University
     Journal

   CSUS Bulletin
   Newslink
   CSUS Catalog
   Viewbook (pdf)
   How-to Guide (pdf)

calendars graphic
   events this month
   search events
   academic
   athletics
   commencement

people graphic
   outstanding     
     teachers

   new faces
   in the news
   professional     
     activities

   in memoriam

additional news graphic
   Capital Public Radio
   alumni association
   crime alerts
   construction
   CSU system
   CSU campuses

visitors resources graphic
   ceremonies and     
     visitor relations

   commencement
   CSUS ticket office
   campus directory
   campus tours

contact us graphic
   news services
     staff directory

   submit news
     & events

   feedback

 

January 30, 2003

University hosts award-winning "Vagina Monologues"

Students, faculty and staff are taking on the award-winning play "The Vagina Monologues" at California State University, Sacramento to raise awareness and money for the CSUS Women's Resource Center and the SHARE Institute, an organization working to improve the health of women around the world.

Performances are at 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 13-15 at the University Theatre located in Shasta Hall.

Based on interviews with more than 200 women about their memories and experiences of sexuality, "Monologues" gives voice to women's deepest fantasies and fears. "It's hilarious, empowering, radical and just a really good time," says Jessica Higgins of the CSUS Women's Resource Center. "It's very moving," she says.

There are nearly 660 universities around the world presenting the "Monologues" as part of V-Day, a month-long event that generates funds for organizations and programs working to stop violence against women and girls. In its first five years, the V-Day movement has raised over $14 million, with more than $7 million raised in 2002 alone.

Tickets are $8 for students, $15 for general admission and $10 for groups of 10 or more. They can be purchased at the CSUS Ticket office at (916) 278-4323 or www.tickets.com.

Media assistance is available from the CSUS public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.

####

 

Bottom bar graphic back to top


California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 • infodesk@csus.edu