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UC Berkeley’s disciplinary process in Title IX cases is utterly flawed

CAMPUS ISSUES: Why is a UC Berkeley professor who was found to have more likely than not violated Title IX policies allowed to return to campus?

A Title IX investigation found that UC Berkeley professor Alan Tansman had more likely than not harassed a student. His “punishment” is a two years suspension –– one of which is paid sabbatical –– before we will be able to return to campus. Allowing Tansman this privilege sends a clear message to the student body: A professor’s livelihood is more valuable than that of survivors.
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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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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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UC Berkeley must fight back against Trump’s transgender military ban

NATIONAL ISSUES: At a time when the federal government is promoting transphobia, the campus community must take concrete steps to support transgender and gender non-conforming individuals

This week, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of allowing the Trump administration’s ban on transgender people serving in the military — a decision that completely dehumanizes trans individuals, depicting them as unfit and a burden to serve. So, when the Trump administration seeks to dehumanize marginalized communities, everyone must resist.
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Title IX documents reveal wave of sexual misconduct cases at UC Davis

These Title IX investigations, which were obtained by The Daily Californian through a California Public Records Act, or CPRA, request, make up the second wave of UC Davis cases that have been revealed to the public. Earlier this year, UC Davis disclosed documentation of 14 other investigations of university SVSH policy violations.
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