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Reexamining the “Dear Colleague” letter undermines the civil rights of those involved in sexual assault cases on college campuses. The DCL was established in 2011 to rearticulate Title IX requirements that were long standing and that existed prior to the Obama administration. The “failed system” described by United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is a result of individual universities’ flaws, not the DCL itself.
Advancing through the fourth week of the season, the Geneseo men’s and women’s cross country teams have plenty to be excited about. With a dedicated “Top Seven”—the seven athletes who will compete in regionals and larger competitions—on both teams, the Knights will be respectable contenders on Saturday Sept. 23 at the Williams Purple Valley Classic in Massachusetts and the Harry F. Anderson Invitational in Rochester.
Directors Jordan Peele and Kathryn Bigelow sent shockwaves throughout the nation with the releases of their daring and racial films Get Out and Detroit, respectively. The two groundbreaking movies both directly and obliquely emphasize the dangers of racism. While Get Out examines how racism is still prevalent today—especially by less obvious means—Detroit stresses how past acts of racial terrorism must never be overlooked.
Geneseo Hillel, the Muslim Student Association and Geneseo’s Central Presbyterian Church cohosted “The Story of the Binding of Isaac: An Interfaith Dialogue” at the Interfaith Center on Sunday Sept. 17 to engage in a guided discussion centered on a common story between the three major monotheistic faiths: Christianity, Judaism and Islam.