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Activism Is The New Girl Gang

It makes sense that Alexandra Brodsky has just graduated from Yale’s law school and will be spending this summer studying for the bar exam, because she seems to have a keen eye for the law. When she was a junior in undergrad (also at Yale) she, and 15 other students, filed an official Title IX complaint with the Department of Education against the university for its mishandling of sexual assault cases on campus. What’s even more impressive? It worked. In March 2011 the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights announced that it would be launching an investigation to review the University’s policies for dealing sexual harassment and assault

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