Student Files Federal Sexual Assault Complaint Against Brown Univ.

At the end of last week, Brown University student Lena Sclove filed a federal complaint against her college for allegedly mishandling her sexual assault case. Sclove says Brown did not expel her rapist even after they found him in violation of rules against "non-consensual physical contact of a sexual nature." » 5/27/14 11:25am 5/27/14 11:25am

Ivy League Students Apply Liberal Arts Training to Being Naked

Nudity is a very simple concept that's been made wildly complicated by a mess of social historical, and cultural pressures. We emerge into this world wearing nothing but bits of amniotic sac (and a very beautiful baby wig, in the case of Suri Cruise); however, once a human has reached late childhood, the freedom to… » 9/26/13 5:10pm 9/26/13 5:10pm

Saturday Is National Pretty Brown Girl Day

Both Viola Davis and Michelle Obama have been in the spotlight lately, but for the most part, dark-skinned women are underrepresented in pop culture. We have plenty of hugely popular black singers and actresses — Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Halle Berry — but more often they are the light shades of tan. And the truth is,… » 2/20/12 1:40pm 2/20/12 1:40pm

Rosie O'Donnell Totes Understands Where Chris Brown Is Coming From

Rosie O'Donnell discussed Chris Brown on her radio show over the weekend, saying: "I just don't know why this kid seems to be held to a different standard than anyone else." Because, you know, other people throw chairs at windows, sending shattered glass down onto Times Square, and no one gives a shit! » 4/04/11 2:50pm 4/04/11 2:50pm