Skidmore vows Title IX changes as students 'out' alleged abusers online

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'Skidmore College officials have promised to reform the way they handle reports of sexual violence after approximately 300 students walked out of class in protest following a student's claim that she was forced to leave campus for posting about her assault online.

For more than two hours on Wednesday afternoon, students testified through a bullhorn about gender-based violence they experienced on campus, stories that point to widespread distrust in Skidmore's Title IX procedures. The federal Title IX law prohibits gender-based discrimination at educational institutions that receive federal funding.
When students, protected by the anonymity of the app, began naming their alleged abusers, it divided the campus, sparking a debate on how to balance due process with safety concerns.'

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