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(Tyler Kingkade, Huffington Post

University Of North Carolina Routinely Violates Sexual Assault Survivor Rights, Students Claim

“On Wednesday, Pino and UNC alumna Annie Clark, supported by fellow UNC student Landen Gambill — all sexual assault survivors — filed a formal complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights on behalf of themselves and those 64 other victims, whose names are being kept confidential. Their complaint alleges UNC violated assault survivors’ rights under the Campus Sexual Assault Victims’ Bill of Rights, the Clery Act and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and equal opportunity mandates under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.”

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UNC sexual assault victims speak up about imperfect system

(Caitlin McCabeThe Daily Tar Heel )

“It’s just become a game in which I have had to fight to receive information and general respect that I believe I should automatically be granted as a victim of a violent crime,” she said.

Rice maintains “happiest students” status by ousting unhappy students

“I have been trying to write this for a long time, but after reading Angie Epifano’s article in The Amherst Student, ‘An Account of Sexual Assault at Amherst College,’ (Oct. 17, 2012) I felt the similarities between our situations reinforced the fact that certain flaws in university administrations need to be discussed.”