Title IX about more than college athletics

What is Title IX? Whenever people, even professors, talk about Title IX, they talk about sports. Title IX has done wonderful things in the world of women’s sports without a doubt. Still, most people think Title IX is only for sports. In reality, Title IX is much broader than that.
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Protecting the campus

As a sexual assault survivor from high school, my healing process began when I came to UC Berkeley and confronted my experience — something I had chosen to ignore for a long time. As an ASUC senator, I worked to raise awareness about the issue of sexual assault with the
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Consent campaign is a win

CAMPUS ISSUES: ASUC President DeeJay Pepito’s consent awareness campaign demonstrates CalSERVE can follow through on promises

As a candidate for the ASUC presidency in the spring, DeeJay Pepito promised to work toward a safer campus climate regarding sexual assault. A few months into her term as president, Pepito has not disappointed. Unveiled last week by the ASUC office of the president, the Cal Consent Campaign is
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Time to respect the students

CAMPUS ISSUES: If an investigation into sexual assault mishandling takes place at UC Berkeley, the administration will need to revise its Student Code of Conduct.

It shouldn’t be hard for college students who are sexually assaulted on campus to file complaints with their campus administrations. But recently, reports from across the country have shown that these administrations might not be doing all they need to do to promote a safe campus environment. We hope this
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Help us give support to sexual violence victims

UC Berkeley sexual violence survivors speak out on awareness efforts

We came to Berkeley counting on the university’s vibrant history of activism and civil rights to guide our education inside and outside of the classroom. But contrary to its reputation for social justice, we believe UC Berkeley has had a long and documented history of silencing survivors of sexual violence
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Support for survivors

CAMPUS ISSUES: The ASUC Senate’s vote of no confidence in campus sexual assault policies was a necessary step to start serious dialogue about this issue.

UC Berkeley must be a safe place for survivors of sexual assault. If a majority of the ASUC Senate, after considering input from survivors, feels that current campus policies are grossly inadequate, there is clearly a problem that the campus administration must address. Last week, the senate passed a bill
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