PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — A billow afraid over Stanford’s graduation admission Sunday as some graduates declared for amends afterwards an declared animal assault.
Senior Leah Francis is angry the university’s accommodation not to belch her declared rapist, and instead abstain his degree.
Hundreds of acceptance actuality at Stanford University took graduation as an befalling to abrasion red band on their cap and clothes to appearance adherence for Leah.
“Students are absolutely passionate, and I anticipate that’s abundant that they were able to accompany important issues to light,” chief Peri Unver said.
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Some acceptance wore a simple red stripe, but others wrote ‘IX’ in advertence to Title Nine, a federal law that bans animal bigotry in schools.
“It’s not aloof about Leah, it’s about the endless accompany that I accept who accept accomplished animal advance on campus,” chief Vanessa Moody said.
This summer, a new board will accommodated to reevaluate how the schools deals with animal assaults, with the primary ambition of educating students.
The advance happened aftermost year in Alaska. Francis says the apprentice that allegedly raped her told Stanford he was comatose during the sex.
The case is still open, and badge accept not filed any charges.