He Said, She Said: The Mythical History of the False Rape Allegation

An odd place where men’s rights activists and feminists meet is at the idea that false rape allegations ruin lives. The first side is infuriated that with a single accusation, someone (usually female) can destroy the reputation and future of someone else (usually male). The second side argues that false allegations… »7/30/15 10:50am7/30/15 10:50am

Report: Duke Coaches, Administrators Ignored Sexual Assault Allegations

Duke junior Rasheed Sulaimon was dismissed from the men's basketball team on Jan. 29, 2015, with no official explanation given. According to a report published today by the Chronicle, Duke's student newspaper, Sulaimon was dismissed more than a year after he was accused of sexually assaulting two female students.… »3/02/15 1:12pm3/02/15 1:12pm

Yale Officially Declares 'Nonconsensual Sex' Not That Big of a Deal

The word "rape" does not factor into Yale's new report on how the university is handling sexual misconduct; instead, the act is described as "nonconsensual sex," and it's usually punishable by "written reprimand." (Sometimes rapists have to spend some time thinking about respect!) According to the report, five of… »8/01/13 12:40pm8/01/13 12:40pm

'Pedo Parties' and Racist Ragers: Why Are Frat Bros Fixated on Fucked Up Theme Parties?

After Kappa Sigma fraternity suspended its chapter at Duke University following a racially insensitive Asian-themed rager — "Herro Nice Duke Peopre," the brothers wrote in the email invite — stories of other recent questionably themed gatherings started to circulate around campus. Highlights included a predominately… »2/12/13 11:30am2/12/13 11:30am

Duke Scientists Reinvent Lady Gaga as a Fern, Give Her Her Own Plant Species

While winning a Grammy carries less and less clout by the year, there are still some honors a musician can achieve that actually mean something — the honors just happen to have nothing to do with music and everything to do with plant life. Scientists at Duke University have recently named 19 species of fern for Mama… »10/23/12 12:00pm10/23/12 12:00pm

Duke Fraternity Demonstrates Proper Way to Apologize For Being Racist

The fraternity responsible for throwing a party that encouraged invitees to dress like sexy Pilgrims and Indians has apologized for acting sort of racist. As an added bonus, they've reached out to the on-campus Native American student organization and refrained from calling for a round of high fives in the process.… »12/08/11 1:50pm12/08/11 1:50pm

Duke Brodudes Invite 'Pochahotness' to Attend Pilgrims and Indians Themed Party

For some, college learning comes in the form of classroom work, book reading, and late nights at the library. For others, it comes in the form of four years of public stupidity followed by confusion as to why people think you're acting like a dickbag. The Duke University fraternity behind a recent Pilgrims and Indians… »12/05/11 4:50pm12/05/11 4:50pm