Cal Poly graduate Melissa Giddens says she was sexually assaulted by a fellow student in October 2014. After Cal Poly’s Title IX office dismissed her case, she decided to go public about her experience with the sexual misconduct investigation process. “They’re constantly telling us what consent means,” Giddens said. “They’re constantly telling us what to do if you think your consent was violated, but they don’t actually believe it, it feels like.”
Cal Poly graduate Melissa Giddens says she was sexually assaulted by a fellow student in October 2014. After Cal Poly’s Title IX office dismissed her case, she decided to go public about her experience with the sexual misconduct investigation process. “They’re constantly telling us what consent means,” Giddens said. “They’re constantly telling us what to do if you think your consent was violated, but they don’t actually believe it, it feels like.” Joe Johnston jjohnston@thetribunenews.com
Cal Poly graduate Melissa Giddens says she was sexually assaulted by a fellow student in October 2014. After Cal Poly’s Title IX office dismissed her case, she decided to go public about her experience with the sexual misconduct investigation process. “They’re constantly telling us what consent means,” Giddens said. “They’re constantly telling us what to do if you think your consent was violated, but they don’t actually believe it, it feels like.” Joe Johnston jjohnston@thetribunenews.com

She says he sexually assaulted her. Cal Poly believed him

October 19, 2017 12:21 PM

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