Two Fraternities Accuse UVA of "Unfairly Punishing" Greeks 

In the wake of the controversial Rolling Stone article,the University of Virginia issued a new fraternity operating agreement (FOA). The agreement, written by student leaders, outlines new restrictions for serving alcohol, including the elimination of pre-mixed drinks and punches. According to NBC 29, the FOA also… » 1/15/15 11:55pm 1/15/15 11:55pm

Alleged UVA Rape Vic's Friends: Rolling Stone Didn't Even Talk To Us

Over the past couple weeks, the Washington Post has done a thorough job blowing battleship-sized holes in the searing Rolling Stone story about Jackie, the woman who says she was gang-raped at the University of Virginia two years ago and now finds herself at the center of one of the gnarliest journalistic shitstorms » 12/11/14 10:10am 12/11/14 10:10am

Here's What UVA Students Are Saying About Rolling Stone on YikYak

Sabrina Rubin Erdely's Rolling Stone piece about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia was immediately incendiary, and the magazine's partial retraction feels much the same way. From a source in Charlottesville, here's a sample of what students at UVA are currently saying on YikYak, the anonymous gossip… » 12/05/14 5:10pm 12/05/14 5:10pm

'Law and Justice Aren't the Same': Interview With a UVA Rape Survivor

In the history of UVA, only 14 students have ever been found guilty of sexual misconduct. One of these cases was adjudicated in September 2006, while I was attending the school as an undergrad, and—though I didn't know it at the time—in class with the woman (who we'll call Kelly in this interview) who'd spent 10… » 11/24/14 1:50pm 11/24/14 1:50pm

UVA Student Says She was Gang Raped at Frat and Told Not to Report

A searing new story in Rolling Stone claims that an 18-year-old student at University of Virginia, whom they call Jackie, was gang-raped at a party at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house just weeks into her freshman year, then discouraged from reporting the rape by both her friends and the school. According to Jackie,… » 11/20/14 11:10am 11/20/14 11:10am

Study: Bigger Weddings Linked to Happier Marriages

There's a very popular stereotype, and that is the bigger the wedding, the more inevitable the divorce. You'll read it in the comments of every blog post about brides: "Some women just want their Special Princess Day and don't really care about being married!" But what does SCIENCE have to say about this? » 8/19/14 1:20pm 8/19/14 1:20pm