'We Need Yale to Choose Us': Inside the Racial Tensions of the Ivy League

During the week of Halloween, Yale University’s Intercultural Affairs Council sent a campus-wide memo, appealing for students to be sensitive about their costumes. Days later, a faculty member opposed the minority conglomerate’s memo in a letter, invoking free speech. On Halloween Eve, a frat brother allegedly denied… »11/17/15 11:15am11/17/15 11:15am


Morning Joe Has a Good Explanation for the Racist SAE Kids: Rap Music

Your favorite morning program came in big on Wednesday morning, as hosts of Morning Joe Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough shared the mindblowingly original assertion that the reason the Sigma Alpha Epsilon frat bros at University of Oklahoma were singing that racist chant is because they were negatively influenced… »3/11/15 9:50am3/11/15 9:50am

Yale Frat SAE Banned For Violating Sexual Misconduct Policy

The Yale chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity has been banned from campus until 2016, reportedly for violating the school's sexual misconduct policies, then impeding a university investigation into the frat's actions. Nobody is saying just what the violation was, only that it involved a presentation that took… »2/13/15 2:50pm2/13/15 2:50pm

Columbia Student Will Carry Her Mattress Until Her Rapist Exits School

Columbia University senior Emma Sulkowicz (whom we have written about before) has taken her experience attending college with her rapist and turned it into her senior thesis project. "It's endurance performance art piece," Sulkowicz told the Columbia Daily Spectator about the endeavor, for which she will carry her… »9/02/14 3:50pm9/02/14 3:50pm

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 11:25am5/27/14 11:25am