LSU students plan protest in response to USA Today’s article

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – LSU student say, they plan to protest administration after a bombshell reports released by USA Today claims LSU dropped the ball when it comes to dealing with sexual misconduct accusations.

Minutes after the report started to spread, students began organizing — planning a protest.

“Students are taking action and that students feel responsible to speak out against administration” said Senior, Angel Upshaw.

The protest is planned for Friday is scheduled to start at the school’s parade grounds and make its way across campus.

Upshaw said, this is a way to let victims know the student body stands with them.

“We just need LSU administration to see that when it affects one of us, it affects all of us” said Upshaw.

She said, this report is the tipping point to what many LSU students call “campus culture.”
Now, they are calling for it to end, putting what they feel has been swept under the rug, on the table.

“Finances and money and sports are held at a higher standard than a woman’s body and trauma” said Upshaw.

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