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Quick Hit: Harvard students angered by administration’s approach to sexual assault

Harvard’s student paper, the Crimson, has published a story detailing the concerns of survivors of sexual violence on the school’s Cambridge campus. The piece includes a now alltoofamiliar narrative of opaque disciplinary procedures, widespread denial, and victims who found nothing more than shame and alienation from the boards set-up to respond to their complaints.

Staff writers Reina A.E. Gattuso and Jessica Salley also delved into the legal incentives that encourage university’s reluctance to pursue complaints:

[Student survivor] Julie says she believes the results of her case [in favor of her assailant] represented a fear of action on the part of the institution.“I think it’s just that they’re scared. I really do think that ...

Harvard’s student paper, the Crimson, has published a story detailing the concerns of survivors of sexual violence on the school’s Cambridge campus. The piece includes a now alltoofamiliar