In Retrial, Prosecution Alleges Vanderbilt Football Teammates Were Encouraged to Rape Unconscious Woman

In January 2015, ex-Vanderbilt University football players Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey were found guilty of aggravated rape on an unconscious woman. In a statement, the victim thanked the prosecutors and detectives that had worked on her case, leading to a rare conviction. “I am... hopeful that the publicity…

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Jack Montague Files Lawsuit Against Yale Over Expulsion for Alleged Sexual Assault 

As threatened earlier this year, Jack Montague—Yale’s former basketball captain, who was expelled on sexual misconduct allegations in March—has filed a civil lawsuit against Yale, claiming that the school, intent on “restoring its tarnished image” of being “soft on male sexual assailants,” manipulated the complainant…

Oregon Fraternity Says That Trashing a California Lake Isn't a Reflection of Their 'Core Values'

Over the weekend, six photographs showing mounds of garbage left on Slaughterhouse Island, a popular party spot at Shasta-Trinity National Forest in Northern California, were posted to Facebook. “Here is what a group of University of Oregon students left (they are gone) on Slaughterhouse Island on Lake Shasta,”…

In Open Letter, Kenyon College Alum Accuses School of Mishandling His Sister's Alleged Rape 

On Monday, Kenyon College alum Michael Hayes published an open letter to his alma mater regarding the alleged rape of his sister, a current student. In the letter, shared on Facebook over 800 times, Hayes claimed Kenyon dropped his sister’s case despite overwhelming evidence of a nonconsensual encounter—including…

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'They're Emboldening My Rapist': Sexual Assault Victims at BYU Are Investigated by the Honor Code

At Brigham Young University, the flagship school of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints, the Honor Code rules campus life. The Honor Code, a broad and far-ranging document governed by LDS’s Church Education System, covers everything from drinking coffee to a “chaste and virtuous life,” “homosexual behavior,”…