Day 2: U. Title IX office protesters left dissatisfied after U. response, send letter to administration
Over 70 students have gathered on the front lawn for the past two days to protest the Title IX’s office handling of sexual misconduct cases. This sit-in follows several months of protests and graffiti on campus that aim to demonstrate their misgivings against the Title IX process.
Dozens of University students are participating in a sit-in to push forward a list of at least eleven demands crowdsourced from the student body detailing specific ways in which the University could improve upon its Title IX policies.
Students were met with intermittent showers throughout the day, but many reported enjoying the festivities in spite of the weather.
The event was the largest cultural event in Central New Jersey, with around 40,000 people participating.
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“We approved $2,000 for [Yardparties] which was a bit lower than the $2,500 we had last semester, but it’s still satisfactory to the people who asked for the money,” Brad Spicher ’20 said.
On Tuesday, April 9, the first day of Princeton Preview 2019, graffiti was found in Prospect Gardens. Three statements — “Title IX protects rapists” in two places and “Fuck Title IX” in one — were written in dark red ink on the ground of the Class of 1975 Walk. As of Wednesday night, the University was aware of the incident and working to remove the marks.
“Virtually all of the political incentives are now wrong. On any given issue that we deal with in congress, the political incentives say, ‘Rush to your tribe, rush to the extreme, plant yourself, and don’t move,’” Flake said.
Burns claimed that the Trump administration is “squandering” its diplomatic abilities and resources.