University of California must do more to support SVSH survivors

UC AFFAIRS: While limited in ways it can amend its SVSH policies due to federal law, there are steps the University of California and campus can and must take to remedy the reporting current process.

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The university and campus are in many ways constrained by federal law, but this isn’t an excuse to do anything but make absolutely clear it will prioritize survivors. 
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Campus Title IX investigations continue to be opaque, discouraging

CAMPUS ISSUES: UC Berkeley must provide students with clear timelines, better-structured resources

With the lengthy and tumultuous Searle case finally coming to a close, there is an example of what the timeline for SVSH cases looks like and what disciplinary action comes out of them. But this case makes it strikingly apparent that OPHD processes are flawed
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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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