Santa Clara University students demand action from school after multiple sexual assault allegations

SANTA CLARA — Santa Clara University students say there have been 30 sexual assaults or incidents involving a date rape drug since the school year resumed last month. Hundreds turned out for a rally on Friday, holding signs that read “Support survivors” and “Stop protecting rapists,” to demand action from the university.

Student body president Abigail Alvarez sent an email to the Santa Clara University community on September 24, saying that Greek life leaders held a meeting the previous day and estimated that at least 30 cases of drugging or sexual assault were brought up to them in the past week. Alvarez said date rape drugs and roofies were

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