iOS app Android app

Angie Epifano

Tyler Kingkade

College Sends Rape Victim To Psych Ward While Offender Walks Free | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.14.2013 | College

Two prestigious colleges were hit with federal complaints Thursday, alleging that the schools mishandled student reports of sexual assault and harassm...

'Thank You for Sharing'

Angie Epifano | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Angie Epifano

I have talked to dozens of Amherst Survivors who prove that my story is not unique. But that is not what many administrations across the county want non-Survivors to know; they want to make sure that Survivors appear to be unique, isolated and crazed.

Why I Chose UNC

Alice Wilder | Posted 10.06.2013 | College
Alice Wilder

I realized that you can't run away from problems like campus rape. It doesn't just happen at UNC, it's everywhere. The best thing that anyone can do is stay and fight with courageous, intelligent, empathetic people -- and that's what I'm proud to say I'll be doing at UNC this August.

Journal Excerpts Reveal Struggle To Overcome Rape

Shaina Mishkin | Posted 08.03.2013 | College
Shaina Mishkin

"The entire point I started this journal was because of the rape. It had been meant for Africa, meant to record the thoughts, emotions, maybe the traumas of my time there, but Amherst took care of that."

How One Student Helped Spark Nationwide Movement Combating Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post/UMass-Amherst | Rosemary Kelly and Shaina Mishkin | Posted 06.02.2013 | College

This article, written by investigative journalism students at the University of Massachusetts, is presented as part of a larger series addressing issu...

In Response to Beckel's College Campus Rape Comments: 'It Happens Every Day'

Julia Kacmarek | Posted 05.26.2013 | College
Julia Kacmarek

On "The Five," FOX's Bob Beckel questioned the prevalence of rapes on college campuses. "When was the last time you heard about rape on a college campus?" he said. As a female college student, I can say with certainty: every single day.

ConsentFest Keeps The Conversation Moving Forward

In The 'Cac | Posted 04.28.2013 | College
In The 'Cac

When Angie Epifano published the story of her sexual assault at Amherst College--and the lack of support she received--readers were saddened, disturbed, and enraged. Although an investigation has since concluded that "[Amherst] failed to follow policy and procedure in a way that would have provided a prompt and integrated response to Ms. Epifano's report," students are not done addressing the issue of campus sexual assault--and reaching out to other campuses to talk about it.

The 'Gray Area' Of Rapes On College Campuses

William McGuinness | Posted 04.22.2013 | College
William McGuinness

HuffPost College has partnered with the investigative journalism class at the University of Massachusetts to report on open claims of sexual violence on colleges and universities, and how the institutions are responding to them.

Amherst Investigation Finds Failure In Response To Sexual Violence

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

Amherst College failed to provide adequate support to student victims of sexual violence, according to the findings of an investigation released Wedne...

Tyler Kingkade

Angie Epifano On Rape Op-Ed Response: I Cried All Night | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

Angie Epifano was working on a dude ranch in Wyoming in the fall of 2012, feeling frustrated that before she left school a few months earlier, she had...

Shame and Pride at Amherst College

Laurence Pevsner | Posted 01.19.2013 | College
Laurence Pevsner

I would like to suggest that there is reason to be ashamed of Amherst College, and a reason to be ashamed of ourselves. But I would also like to argue that, in our response, we have something to be proud of.

Dominique Mosbergen

Shocking T-Shirt, Stories Of Sexual Assault Trigger Debate About Amherst College's 'Sexist Culture' | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.18.2012 | College

An offensive T-shirt printed by an off-campus fraternity at Amherst College has triggered a heated debate about the school's alleged "sexist" culture,...