Youngstown State Responds to Demands That Steubenville Rapist Be Removed From Football Team

In 2013, Ma’lik Richmond was one of two Steubenville High School football players convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl in a case that drew national attention. The case became a flashpoint for consent and accountability. It was also, many argued, another example of an educational institution who had ceded its values…

'A Town Destroyed for What Two People Did': Dispatch from Steubenville

A few hours before Steubenville High School’s first football game of the 2013 season, a six-year-old held my hand and showed me the two photos of cute teenage boys on her “big girl” bedroom walls: Justin Bieber and Cody Saltsman. She wore a tiny jersey with Cody’s number—he’s a senior wide receiver/defensive back for…