Not-So-Secret Rape Apologist Runs for Missoula County Attorney

Kirsten Pabst is running for County Attorney in Missoula, a town in Montana that was lovingly nicknamed "America's rape capital" in 2012, after the U.S. Department of Justice launched an official investigation into how Missoula County's Attorney office, police department and the University of Montana worked together to… » 4/16/14 6:10pm Yesterday 6:10pm

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 Tuesday 4:30pm

College Rankings Should Reflect How a School Handles Rape

College rankings are very much bullshit, obviously — but by far the most bullshit aspect of them is the fact that at least half of our nation's Top 10 Schools have a history of utter ineptitude at handling sexual assault. It doesn't matter how high an institution's median SAT score is: if students are getting away with … » 4/14/14 2:40pm Monday 2:40pm

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

Colleges Would Rather Save Their Own Asses Than Stop Rape

If the recent spate of federal suits filed against college administrations for mishandling sexual assault reports has taught us anything, it's that many institutions of higher learning are woefully under-equipped and inept when it comes instituting, and then effectively wielding, an effective sexual assault and… » 4/01/14 3:10pm 4/01/14 3:10pm

This Sexual Assault Survivor's Letter to Harvard Is a Punch in the Gut

An anonymous Harvard student writes about her sexual assault and the complete lack of help that the Harvard administration gave her. Entitled, "Dear Harvard: You Win," the open letter heartbreakingly portrays the indifferent and perfunctory way with which America's Best University dealt with her assault. » 3/31/14 5:30pm 3/31/14 5:30pm

Dartmouth Wants to Make It Clear They're Taking Sexual Assault Seriously

On Thursday, former Dartmouth College student Parker Gilbert was found not guilty of raping a fellow classmate in May of 2013, just a few days after the school sent out press releases touting their newfound "work on preventing sexual assault" during their "busy winter term." » 3/27/14 7:00pm 3/27/14 7:00pm

Break-Ins and Tech Hacks Mar Occidental Sexual Assault Investigation

There's something weird happening at Occidental College. In the midst of the investigation into the school's potential mishandling of sexual assault cases, students and faculty members say that strange things have been happening to them, including office break-ins and alleged phone and computer hacks. » 3/27/14 2:05pm 3/27/14 2:05pm

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

What RAINN's Recommendations On Campus Rape Get Wrong (And Right)

Two weeks ago, the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) published a list of recommendations for the White House task force on campus rape. In a press release announcing their effort, RAINN stated that it "urged the [White House] task force to remain focused on the true cause of the problem," calling the… » 3/23/14 4:00pm 3/23/14 4:00pm