Students Shannon Thomas, 21, left, and Sofie Karasek, 20, embrace after speaking during a press conference at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, in February. Thirty-one female students had filed two federal complaints against the university, alleging that they had violated Title IX anti-discrimination laws by failing to protect them against sexual assaults.
Students Shannon Thomas, 21, left, and Sofie Karasek, 20, embrace after speaking during a press conference at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, in February. Thirty-one female students had filed two federal complaints against the university, alleging that they had violated Title IX anti-discrimination laws by failing to protect them against sexual assaults. Jane Tyska Bay Area News Group file
Students Shannon Thomas, 21, left, and Sofie Karasek, 20, embrace after speaking during a press conference at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, in February. Thirty-one female students had filed two federal complaints against the university, alleging that they had violated Title IX anti-discrimination laws by failing to protect them against sexual assaults. Jane Tyska Bay Area News Group file

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