Open Letter To Harvard by a Sexual-Assault Survivor: Harvard, You Win

Open Letter To Harvard by a Sexual-Assault Survivor: Harvard, You Win

[Asawin Suebsaeng, for Mother Jones]

On Monday, the Harvard Crimson, the university’s student newspaper, posted an anonymous letter written by a student and sexual-assault survivor. The student details the aftermath of the alleged assault that occurred last year, and discusses how Harvard University administrators profoundly failed her. (This sort of thing is hardly unique to Harvard; rape and sexual assault on college and university campuses across the country is a huge problem, as is too often the administrative response to such cases.) The letter, titled “Dear Harvard: You Win,” was published one day before the start of Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April.

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