JUSTICE AND LIBERTY FOR ALL: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO STUDENT VICTIM OF RAPE CULTURE

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#College campuses reported nearly 5,000 #forcible #sex offenses in 2012, putting #college #women at a higher risk for sexual #assault than their non-college bound peers, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Olivia Ortiz, a former #student the prestigious institution, University of Chicago, Three years ago, on the college campus, Ortiz became a victim of sexual assault at the hands of an abusive boyfriend and fellow student. In 2012, her story of #abuse and claims of a #failed university #policy was published in The Maroon, the University of Chicago independent student #newspaper. It was the spark that ignited a university wide #investigation into its sexual assault policy.