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Anger as ex-Stanford swimmer freed after three months for sex assault

Sep 02 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. A former Stanford University swimmer whose six-month jail sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman caused uproar was released from jail on Friday after serving half of his time. | Video

Rape case overshadows Stanford commencement, but protests muted

Jun 12 2016

STANFORD, Calif. Some graduating Stanford University students carried signs at their commencement on Sunday, decrying a 6-month jail sentence handed to a former student convicted of sexual assault on the California campus, but protests did not disrupt the ceremony.

University of California softens anti-Semitism statement

Mar 23 2016

SAN FRANCISCO The University of California's regents declared on Wednesday they would not tolerate anti-Semitism on campus but rejected a proposal to equate anti-Zionism with religious bigotry, as they tried to defuse tensions between pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian students.

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