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 ...
The Skidmore student accused of sexually assaulting another student back in April of 2014 will not be allowed to return to the college for several years.
The college investigated and found that student had violated the schools sexual and gender based misconduct policy. He was subsequently suspended for a year, and Thursday’s decision means he can’t request to return to Skidmore until 2017.
“I want to thank the Administrative Hearing Board for their careful consideration of my case and the seriousness with which they approached this very important decision. ...
It's been the buzz of the campus for two weeks. Would the school readmit a male student they found responsible for violating its sexual conduct policy?
"The student body, alumni, many members of the Skidmore community, have taken a stand that we do not want rapists on our campus," said Sam Harris, a Skidmore senior.
Skidmore College student Reina Kiefer was sexually assaulted last April. She brought it to the attention of the school and they suspended the attacker for a year.
But the man wants to come back to Skidmore, so at the end of the one-year suspension, he ...
Hundreds of college students railed in support of a classmate on Friday who is fighting to keep the man who sexually assaulted her from coming back to school. Reina Kiefer is a sophomore at Skidmore College, last year she was sexually assaulted by a classmate. After an investigation, the College determined the man was guilty of violating its sexual misconduct policy and he was suspended for a year.…
On Friday, a hearing was held to determine whether the male student who was suspended was ready to be readmitted to the school. So far, a determination has not been ...
A show of solidarity was held at Skidmore College on Friday in a silent protest in response to an alleged sexual assault that happened on campus.
More than 100 students filled Palamountain Hall for a silent protest. It was to show support and love for Reina Kiefer.
The Skidmore sophomore said she was drugged and raped by a fellow student in April 2014. The college investigated and found that student had violated the school’s sexual and gender based misconduct policy. He was subsequently suspended for a year.
“There’s absolutely nothing that anyone can say to ...
James Marsh is an attorney who represents "Amy," a woman who was sexually assaulted by her uncle starting when she was four years old.
Marsh says "Amy," pictured in the infamous "Misty Series" of child porn images, is victimized every time images of her are downloaded into a computer. Marsh says "Amy" has received more than 800 notifications from federal prosecutors that her images have been found on computers seized in child porn investigations. In some of those cases, Marsh has sued for restitution, and "Amy" is getting paid.
Marsh says money may never heal his ...