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  1. Stanford sex assault: Brock Turner to be released from jail Friday after serving half sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Jose Mercury News

    A former Stanford swimmer infamously convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman outside a campus party -- which touched off a national discussion about college rape -- is expected to be released from jail Friday. The early release for Brock Turner, who will have served three months out of a six-month sentence, was widely expected when he was sentenced in June, owing to a lack of prior criminal history.

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  2. Brock Turner case: Bill to mandate prison for sexually assaulting unconscious victims clears AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Legislation inspired by national outrage over a former student athlete's light punishment for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman outside a Stanford frat party cleared its last hurdle Monday when the state Assembly endorsed it on a unanimous, bipartisan vote. California law treats sexual assault of a conscious person as a more severe crime than attacking an unconscious person.

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  3. Stanford sex assault: Brock Turner to be released from jail Friday after serving half sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    A former Stanford swimmer infamously convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman outside a campus party -- which touched off a national discussion about college rape -- is expected to be released from jail Friday. The early release for Brock Turner, who will have served three months out of a six-month sentence, was widely expected when he was sentenced in June, owing to a lack of prior criminal history.

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  4. Local sports digest: SCU women's volleyball makes historyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    The Santa Clara women's volleyball team knocked off No. 7 ranked USC on the way to capturing the USC Baden Invitational championship on Sunday in Los Angeles.

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  5. Stanford sex assault case judge accused of leniency toward another athleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | The Campbell Reporter

    The judge who became a national pariah after handing a light sentence to a former Stanford athlete convicted of sexually assaulting an intoxicated, unconscious woman also mishandled a domestic violence case involving another athlete, critics said Friday. Judge Aaron Persky, who is also the target of a Santa Clara County recall campaign, gave multiple breaks to Ikaika Gunderson, who was arrested in February 2015 and later pleaded no contest to felony domestic violence for beating up his ex-girlfriend.

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  6. Stanford's new QBRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    Stanford quarterback Ryan Burns looks for receiver during their spring football game on Saturday at Cagan Stadium in Palo Alto, Calif., on Saturday, April 9, 2016. Burns, a junior, beat out sophomore Keller Chryst in the competition to replace Kevin Hogan, the winningest quarterback in school history.

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  7. Local sports digest: Atherton teen CiCi Bellis is back in U.S. OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    Atherton teen CiCi Bellis is back in the main draw at the U.S. Open. Bellis won her three qualifying matches to earn her spot in the tournament, which starts Monday.

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  8. Stanford sex case judge accused of leniency toward another athleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Pacifica Tribune

    The judge who has become a national pariah after handing a light sentence to a former Stanford athlete convicted of sexually assaulting an intoxicated, unconscious woman also mishandled a domestic violence case involving another athlete, critics said Friday. Judge Aaron Persky, who is also the target of a recall campaign, gave multiple breaks to Ikaika Gunderson, who was arrested in February 2015 and later pleaded guilty to felony domestic violence for beating up his ex-girlfriend.

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  9. Editorial: Brock Turner inspired rape loss need to be passed, signedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    Two bills written in the wake of Brock Turner's light sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman have moved out of committee, and one has passed the full Assembly. Both need to be sent to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk, and he should sign them into law.

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  10. Brock Turner caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Santa Clara County judge who faces a recall threat for giving a light sentence to a Stanford student convicted of sexual assault will no longer handle criminal cases -- at his own request. Judge Aaron Persky asked to be reassigned from hearing criminal cases at the Palo Alto courthouse, where he has been under intense fire since early June for sentencing former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner to six months in jail rather than a longer term in state prison for sexually assaulting an intoxicated, unconscious woman outside a fraternity party.

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  11. Stanford bans hard liquor at undergraduate partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | San Jose Mercury News

    Under the microscope in the aftermath of a high-profile sexual assault, Stanford University has announced new restrictions on alcohol that ban hard liquor at undergraduate on-campus parties and forbid shots of hard liquor at any party. The new rules quickly came under fire Tuesday from critics who say they will simply force binge drinkers behind closed doors and send the wrong message about alcohol being an excuse for campus rape.

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  12. Menlo Park: Crane used to lift injured man from basement construction siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Campbell Reporter

    Firefighters used a "sky crane" to rescue a severely injured worker from an unstable construction site in Menlo Park on Wednesday afternoon, according to fire officials. Firefighters responded to a report at 1:42 p.m. that a construction worker had accidentally fallen into a basement of a home under construction on the 1600 block of Oak Avenue in the Central Menlo neighborhood, according to a Menlo Park Fire Protection District statement.

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  13. Brock Turner: Judge in Stanford sex trial to no longer hear criminal casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Santa Clara County judge who faces a recall threat for giving a light sentence to a Stanford student convicted of sexual assault will no longer handle criminal cases -- at his own request. Judge Aaron Persky asked to be reassigned from hearing criminal cases at the Palo Alto courthouse, where he has been under intense fire since early June for sentencing former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner to six months in jail rather than state prison for sexually assaulting an intoxicated, unconscious woman outside a frat party.

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  14. Stanford liquor banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Saratoga News

    Under the microscope in the aftermath of a high-profile sexual assault, Stanford University has announced new restrictions on alcohol that ban hard liquor at undergraduate on-campus parties and forbid shots of hard liquor at any party. The new rules quickly came under fire Tuesday from critics who say they will simply force binge drinkers behind closed doors and send the wrong message about alcohol being an excuse for campus rape.

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  15. Local sports digest: Santa Clara soccer moves up in rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    Santa Clara women's soccer moved up in the national rankings after season-opening wins last week over top-20 teams USC and Cal. The wins saw the Broncos make a jump from No.

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  16. Aug. 24 Readers' lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    The article, "Stanford bans hard liquor at undergraduate parties" described well the complexity of the issue of alcohol abuse on our nation's campuses. As a professor who has researched alcohol and drinking for over 40 years, I can attest that this is a difficult, multifaceted undertaking.

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  17. Brock Turner case: Bills to mandate prison for sexually assaulting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    An Assembly panel this morning unanimously approved two bills introduced earlier this year after a former student athlete's light punishment for sexually assaulting an unconscious women outside a Stanford frat party sparked national outrage. California law treats sexual assault of a conscious person as a more severe crime than attacking an unconscious person, and the legislation endorsed by the Assembly Public Safety Committee seeks to eliminate that seeming absurdity.

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  18. Nate ParkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    Try as he might, director and actor Nate Parker can't escape the controversy over a 1999 campus rape case that could derail the Academy Award run of his acclaimed new film "The Birth of a Nation." Turner's case has been monumental in altering the national conversation about college sexual assault and how victims are treated by the criminal justice system, advocates for sexual assault victims say.

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  19. After Brock Turner, Nate Parker struggles to overcome controversy for campus rape caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Saratoga News

    Nate Parker, director and star of "The Birth of a Nation," arrives at the Sundance "Night Before Next" benefit in Los Angeles earlier this month. Try as he might, director and actor Nate Parker can't escape the controversy over a 1999 campus rape case that could derail the Academy Award run of his acclaimed new film "The Birth of a Nation."

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  20. Brock Turner: Judge kicks himself off first sex-crime ruling since Stanford assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Santa Clara County judge facing a recall threat for giving a relatively light sentence to former Stanford student Brock Turner has disqualified himself from making his first key decision in another sex case. In a brief statement filed with the court, Judge Aaron Persky said that while on vacation, he and his family were exposed to publicity surrounding the new case which resulted in "a personal family situation."

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