The Aftermath of the Rolling Stone’s Article on UVA’s Rape Culture

Earlier today, Rolling Stone issued an apology for reporting inaccuracies in an article published two weeks ago titled “A Rape on Campus: A Brutal Assault and Struggle for Justice at UVA.” The article, written by Sabrina Rubin Erdely, recounted the experience of a girl named Jackie who claimed to be raped at UVA her freshman […]

Proposed Senate Bill Targets Sexual Assault on College Campuses

On Wednesday, a bipartisan bill was introduced in the Senate to help combat sexual assault on college campuses. It’s called the Campus Accountability and Safety Act, and it was introduced by Senators McCaskill (D-MO) and Gillibrand (D-NY). The issue has been receiving increased attention from lawmakers after the Obama Administration created a task force to […]

Can One Civil Rights Case Alter a School’s Reputation?

Four universities in the state of Virginia are currently under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights for possible violations in relation to their handling of sexually violent crimes involving students: James Madison University, the University of Virginia, the College of William & Mary and the University of Richmond. The latest […]

“Slut Shaming”: Why We Should Be Shaming the Word “Slut” Instead

Women cannot win in this world. To quote Allison Reynolds from “The Breakfast Club,” “If you say you haven’t, you’re a prude. If you say you have you’re a slut. It’s a trap. You want to but you can’t, and when you do you wish you didn’t, right?” Sadly, the concept is still true today. […]

Utah Tea Party Activist Charged with Sexual Assault

Greg Peterson has lately gained himself a name among members of the Republican Party. He is a Utah Tea Party activist and a prominent fund raiser who owns a large cabin on the outskirts of Salt Lake City. In 2010, according to the Salt Lake Tribune, Peterson organized the first Rocky Mountain Conservatives Barbecue at […]