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Now that My Voice results are in, UC Berkeley must commit to changing a flawed system

CAMPUS ISSUES: The My Voice survey results confirm that sexual misconduct is rampant on campus. It’s on the campus to create concrete goals to address this institutional failure

UC Berkeley’s My Voice survey is a step in the right direction, but campus administration has miles to go before it can say it has adequately addressed sexual violence and harassment. And this undertaking must involve more than vague promises to “encourage cultural change” or “engage men.” The survey results
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Documents reveal sexual assault case at UC Santa Barbara

The woman, whose name was redacted in the documents, filed a complaint with the UC Santa Barbara Title IX and Sexual Harassment Policy Compliance Office, or TIX/SHPC, on June 8, 2016. She alleged that a UCSB employee, whose name was also redacted, sexually assaulted her while she was “in an incapacitated state and unable to consent.”
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New Title IX policies will upend years of progress

Meaningful change is inherently slow. When discussing sexual violence and sexual harassment, commonly referred to as SVSH, the issue is further complicated by legal and cultural barriers. Culturally, survivors are often not believed or taken seriously, and those who do report often see their assaulters face zero to minor legal
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UC Berkeley must put students first in sex misconduct cases

A little over a month ago, I was notified that my former professor has been suspended for three years without pay. The outcome has been long in the making; I filed my complaint in March 2016. The process has been mostly silent. First there was a five-month investigation, during which
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