Mizzou Admits They Fucked Up Sexual Assault Case of Student Athlete

Following a school-requested investigation, the University of Missouri has acknowledged that they failed to properly address evidence indicating student Sasha Menu Corey had been sexually assaulted by a fellow student, an incident that appears to have led in part to her eventual suicide. » 4/15/14 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm

Los Angeles Times Was Wrong to Retract Article on Rape at Occidental

On March 14, 2014, The Los Angeles Times issued a retraction of an article in which reporter Jason Felch stated that Occidental College failed to disclose 27 sexual assaults in its 2012 Annual Security Report (ASR). The retraction states that "Occidental representatives approached the Times early this month to seek a… » 4/08/14 4:20pm 4/08/14 4:20pm

The Miley Cyrus College Course Prof Is Here to Answer Your Questions

Carolyn Chernoff, Ph.D. is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology at Skidmore College. This summer, she will be the instructor of a two-and-a-half-hour, three-day-a week class called "The Sociology of Miley Cyrus: Race, Class, Gender and Media." » 4/04/14 2:20pm 4/04/14 2:20pm

Infamous 'Rapebait' Frat Disbanded for Being Entirely Too Rapey

Georgia Tech has disbanded its Phi Kappa Tau fraternity after an investigation showed — shockingly! — that the fraternity best known for circulating an email from its leadership calling women "rapebait" was, in fact, incredibly rapey. » 4/04/14 1:20pm 4/04/14 1:20pm

Princeton Professors Rally Against the Princeton Mom

In a letter published in the Daily Princetonian Tuesday, over 200 Princeton University professors derided Susan Patton's recent comments about sexual assault while expressing their support for students on the Princeton campus who have been sexually assaulted themselves. » 3/26/14 12:00pm 3/26/14 12:00pm

​Tufts Wants To Pay Admitted Students To Defer and Take a Gap Year

A new program at Tufts University plans to help students who plan on attending the school have that "gap year" experience, including volunteering before starting on their degrees. Starting this upcoming fall, the 4+1 program will provide funding for traveling including airfare and travel visas (the bane of my existence), … » 3/16/14 4:30pm 3/16/14 4:30pm

'Princeton Mom' Is Just Being Honest and Doesn't Believe in Date Rape

Marry Smart, the retrograde pile of garbage that the 'Princeton Mom' has sandwiched between two pieces of cardboard and called a book, drops today. That means Susan Patton is currently making the media rounds, questioning the notion of date rape and insisting that she is "not a provocative person." » 3/11/14 12:30pm 3/11/14 12:30pm

State Schools May Not Be a 'Frugal' Option for Much Longer

You might want to reassess those Sallie Mae debt projections, kids, because the cost of state school tuition is rising. Again. Why? Several reasons, but we can start with the politicians who have turned their attention to other financial woes like prisons and elementary schools. And then there are those constituents… » 3/03/14 5:15pm 3/03/14 5:15pm

Practical College Courses That Don't Exist But Really Should

Why do we go to college? Is it to learn a skill? Is to learn how to think? Is it to meet a future mate? Is it to become a well-rounded person? Get shit-faced? Or is it purely a means to an end — a place to make valuable networking connections and net higher lifetime earnings? On some level it's all that stuff, and yet… » 2/26/14 4:50pm 2/26/14 4:50pm

How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Story About Frat Life

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Atlantic contributor Caitlin Flanagan has a long history of turning out short-sighted treatises on hookup culture and the sexualization of young woman and blah blah blah. But her latest piece for the magazine, a 14,000 word behemoth, manages to take on a different culture – frat culture – while insulting and ignoring… » 2/20/14 2:50pm 2/20/14 2:50pm

Inside the Student Activist Movement: Tufts and Sexual Violence

It's February 2014. Thanks to a number of survivor-activists, the media has thrust the issue of sexual assault on college campuses into the mainstream. The Department of Education has received federal complaints against, investigated, and/or is in the process of investigating numerous American colleges and… » 2/19/14 5:00pm 2/19/14 5:00pm

Crybaby Dude Fails Gender Studies Course, Sues for Discrimination

Someone alert Atticus Finch! This is the civil rights case of a generation! Wongene Daniel Kim, a second year student at the University of Toronto, has presented a gender discrimination complaint to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal after his female gender studies professor dared to fail him — the only male in the… » 2/06/14 3:00pm 2/06/14 3:00pm

Creepy Half Naked Man Statue Causes Fracas at All-Women's College

The most talked about person on Wellesley College's all-female campus — distinguished alma mater of the likes of Madeleine Albright, Norah Ephron, and Hillary Clinton — isn't a woman at all. It's a man. A creepy, paunchy, bald sleepwalking man in his underwear, immortalized in sculpture form and parked on a quad, where … » 2/05/14 4:22pm 2/05/14 4:22pm