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Students allege UC Santa Barbara mishandled rape discipline
Students allege UC Santa Barbara mishandled rape discipline

A group of UC Santa Barbara students said they have filed complaints with the federal government alleging that university administrators did not properly discipline a student who was found responsible for raping another undergraduate.  The allegations are part of a movement, led mostly by college students and recent graduates, to use existing federal laws as a way of holding campuses responsible for conducting thorough investigations of sexual violence accusations and providing safe environments. Similar complaints have been filed at Occidental College, USC and UC Berkeley, along with dozens of other campuses across the country. Recent UC Santa Barbara graduate Myra...

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