2 results for month: 05/2015


Three Defendants File Motion to Dismiss in Osteo School Case

Three of the defendants named in a lawsuit against West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine have filed a motion to dismiss themselves from the lawsuit.WVSOM then prohibited Rex from not communicating with McGuinness, or from communicating with any student, faculty member or administrator about her case, according to the suit.Rex claims the effect of these restrictions were devastating to her, as she had difficulty attending class, since WVSOM had only two classrooms across the hall from each other and in order for her to attend her classes it was virtually impossible for her to avoid seeing McGuinness and there was no way to ensure that ...

Senator Gillibrand Continues Fight Against Schools that ‘Underplay’ Sexual Assaults on Campuses

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has been speaking around the state about a bill that was re-introduced in the senate to fight sexual assault on college campuses. After a trip to Elmira earlier in the day, she spent Friday afternoon at Union College. Before the discussion a Skidmore College student met one-on-one with Gillibrand. She said that helped give back the power that she lost when she was raped."That's what being a victim of sexual assault does," said Reina Keifer. "It takes away your power as a person. But organizing this and being invited to this and having the support that I've had has really handed me back my empowerment as a young woman on ...