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The Greek system continues to fail survivors of sexual violence

CAMPUS ISSUES: It’s time for a radical overhaul

For years, Greek community leadership knew about repeated allegations of drugging and sexual assault at the UC Berkeley chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity, but they didn’t take official action until this week. It’s infuriating and baffling, but nobody’s surprised.
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A tale of 2 feats

But on the other hand, when you begin to examine additional layers of White’s personal history, the calculations not only become more complicated, but shift from comparing numbers and statistics to ethics and morals.
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The future of #MeToo in amateur, professional athletics

What #MeToo has done is open the conversation. It has provided all of those who are at risk of being abused or those who have already faced abuse with an army of allies — a legion of tenacious and resilient survivors who together are unraveling and reweaving the fabric of our society.
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We are survivors, and we are strong

There are thousands of women who are suffering through the same. They are your mothers, your sisters, your colleagues and your friends, fighting every day and rebuilding their lives in the aftermath just as I have had to. We are survivors, and we are strong.
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Who bears the burden?

But if schools are still failing to live up to their legal obligations to victims or accusers, the solution is for the Department of Education to strengthen enforcement of Title IX obligations, not relax them.
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Campus must commit to protection of sexual assault survivors

Berkeley National Organization for Women was extremely disappointed to hear that the U.S. secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, intends to rescind the Obama administration’s directive to enhance protections for sexual assault survivors on college campuses. In Secretary Devos’ statement that the current policy represents a “failed system,” she forgot to
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From a nasty woman

2 cents on 2 sides

Throughout my life, my family and peers brushed aside my retaliations to their sexist comments, branding me as just condescending or ill-tempered. Because sexist tenets are the norm, any sort of deviation in my family or in my high school was labeled as lacking significance or as a temper tantrum.
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