Humans of NSU



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Interviewee Name

T. Brandon Hall

Date of Interview

Spring 3-29-2023


NSU Tampa Bay Regional Campus

Brief Bio / Description of Interviewee

Freshman year of college I am in a new space. It is a little bit towards the end of my first term. I was accused of sexual assault. I was sitting at dinner, in a packed dining hall, with some of my floor-mates. I was one of the fortunate people I got a single in freshman year, which never happened in undergrad. We all had singles on that floor, so we bonded together. We would go places and eat together. I am sitting at dinner and four to five armed policemen walk through the crowded dining hall to the back where we are sitting and ask me if I am who I am and I say yes. They say come with us. I stand up and we walk out and go to the manager’s area for the dining hall, and they ask me all these questions about where I was a couple nights ago. On a good day, my memory is not great. I couldn’t tell you what I had for breakfast this morning. So, what I was doing three nights ago at 2 o’clock in the morning was not fresh in my mind, especially surrounded by that many people. They imply that I am being evasive, and I say I really just don’t remember. They are not telling me what this is about so eventually they let me go. I return to my dorm. It takes a couple days, my dad flies out, my college advisor from high school comes down from Maine. They are there to support me. I go to the police station. They finally tell me I have been accused of sexual assault. They say “Don’t worry, it’s not that bad if you did it. Just let us know and we can just talk it through.” I don’t know what to do with that. First of all, I would never. Second of all, I am extremely intimidated. I have been in school a couple of months. It’s a new community, I don’t know anyone, and I still don’t remember where I was.

Camera Equipment

Nikon Z6

Audio Equipment

iPhone 11 Pro Max


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