College President Calls Title IX Complainants Liars in Scathing Letter 

In May, the Feminist Majority Foundation filed a federal Title IX complaint against the University of Mary Washington, alleging that the school had ignored anonymous threats made on the social media app Yik Yak against a campus feminist group, Feminists United on Campus (FUC). The complaint also suggested those… »6/08/15 6:20pm6/08/15 6:20pm


Entire College Rugby Team Suspended Over Recorded 'Fuck a Whore' Chant

One chilly afternoon in late November 2014, a few dozen students at the University of Mary Washington gathered in a house about a half mile off their Fredericksburg, Virginia, campus for a party at a house rented by rugby players. For a Sunday, the mood was raucous, with students belting bar chants in celebration of… »3/23/15 2:30pm3/23/15 2:30pm

Straight Dudes Marry In New Zealand For Trip to Rugby World Cup

Two heterosexual men in New Zealand are getting married. For love? No. For building a life with one's best friend? No. In order to show solidarity for the LGBT+ community? Not in the least. So why? Because a radio station has offered them a chance at a free trip to the Rugby World Cup. »9/10/14 9:59pm9/10/14 9:59pm

Beyoncé Is Totally Down With Doing a Haka Dance, Obviously Nails It

Beyoncé went to New Zealand for her tour and was greeted by her crew there with a haka, or "a traditional war dance meant to intimidate the opponent" that is also used to indicate "honor for a distinguished guest." She responded in a totally Beyoncé way, i.e. completely game and with only a smattering of surprise.… »10/24/13 4:30pm10/24/13 4:30pm

Giant Rugby Ad in Australia Features a Wallaby Probably Raping a Lion

An Australian company called Sportsbet (bet you can’t guess what it does) found a remarkably horrible way to greet international visitors at Melbourne Airport — they painted an enormous (170 meters by 90 meters) sign directly under the international flight path depicting what appears to be interspecies rugby mascot… »6/23/13 3:00pm6/23/13 3:00pm

Cold Water and Tumble Thigh Gets Out Even the Most Stubborn Grass Stains

HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND - MARCH 03: Anthony Mullally of Huddersfield tackled by Danny Addy (left) and Adam Sidlow (right) of Bradford during the Super League match between Huddersfield Giants and Bradford Bulls at John Smith's Stadium on March 3, 2013 in Huddersfield, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images) »3/03/13 4:00pm3/03/13 4:00pm