Sexual assault gained attention on the campus in 2014 when allegations by a student, known by her first name, Regina, were publicized in an article on Al Jazeera America's website. Regina alleged that she was raped by another student, that she was antagonized by officials who asked how long her dress was, and that the university failed to protect her from retaliation by the accused student's friends.
Students have protested the institution’s handling of sexual assault, walking out of classes one day in October 2014 in solidarity with Regina.
The institution has said it takes matters of sexual misconduct very seriously.
This four-page document includes two letters of notification (one to the college and the other to the complainant) informing both that an investigation is being opened following the complaint and requesting data from the college.
Students at the California Institute of the Arts -- CalArts, as it's more popularly known -- are staging a walkout at 3 o'clock this afternoon in protest of the school's handling of sexual assault cases. The action, organized by a group of about 2...