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Sex on Tuesday

I refuse to accept the narrative that I and other women are responsible for their assault. I’ll wear a short skirt, get drunk at a party and flirt with men all night — it doesn’t mean I am asking to be assaulted.
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Assessing accountability in campus cases of sexual harassment

The UC Berkeley campus has promised to do its best to prevent and respond to sexual harassment as effectively, humanely, fairly and transparently as possible. Our community must all take our sexual harassment prevention training and take it to heart; we must all, in small or large ways, live up to our values as a respectful community. Promises like those are completely possible to keep.
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UC Berkeley needs more funding for sexual assault survivors

Content Warning: Sexual assault, sexual harassment The effects of sexual violence and sexual harassment, or SVSH, on survivors are innumerable and often intangible in their enormity. For students, sexual violence and harassment can result in post-traumatic stress disorder, decreased ability to perform academically, damaged relationships and a lost sense of
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UC Berkeley students must be properly educated on sexual violence and sexual harassment

CAMPUS ISSUES: The responses to a recent anonymous Facebook post showed how little students know about supporting survivors

Earlier this month, an anonymous Facebook post on the Confessions from UC Berkeley page sparked a campuswide conversation about sexual violence within the tech community. And while the efforts clubs are making to raise awareness about this issue are promising, they also point to an appalling truth: how little students know about addressing and responding to sexual violence.
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If Title IX changes, UC Berkeley must protect survivors

The sexual violence and harassment reporting process remains deeply complicated across America’s college campuses. The issue of sexual assault and the seemingly endless series of high-profile cases of harassment and violence at U.S. colleges demand survivor-centered, equitable solutions. Despite this, the U.S Department of Education has moved forward in its
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To members of Greek life at UC Berkeley: Stop perpetuating sexual violence

CAMPUS ISSUES: By mocking sexual violence protesters, fraternity members at UC Berkeley conveyed a level of disregard that is appalling but not surprising.

Content warning: Sexual violence On Saturday, members of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, or Fiji, in Berkeley stood around individuals protesting acts of sexual violence and assault and jokingly posed for a picture. In doing so, they communicated a level of abject disrespect for survivor narratives that is almost beyond
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