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College Rape Culture

The Prevalence Of Sexual Assault On College Campuses Is Too High To Ignore

Dante Ricci, Ph.D. | Posted 04.22.2015 | Women
Dante Ricci, Ph.D.

Sexual violence can have such serious and lasting repercussions for survivors and bystanders alike that even one sexual assault is still too many.

A Call for More Faculty Involvement in the Campus Rape Crisis

Caroline Heldman | Posted 04.15.2015 | College
Caroline Heldman

As a faculty survivor activist in the new campus anti-rape movement, it is unsettling to witness the "appalling silence of the good people," especially those who hold the greatest power to address the crisis: faculty members.

How to Be Part of the Solution: The Significance of Greek Self-Reflection

Matthew Leibowitz | Posted 04.09.2015 | College
Matthew Leibowitz

I am heartbroken and angry to see our national leaders act defensive as a means of self-preservation. They fail to realize that Greeks are survivors, Greeks are advocates and Greeks value their community. To lift up our organizations, we must stop being defensive.

Healing From Any Form of Sexual Violence is a Long Journey

Katie Koestner | Posted 04.06.2015 | Impact
Katie Koestner

Take Back The Night invites you to speak, to add your story to the heap. We invite those who stand against sexual violence to Walk the Walk with us, to do more than just talk the talk.

Animal Housing: 3 Reasons to Banish Fraternities

Donna Wick, Ed.D | Posted 04.20.2015 | College
Donna Wick, Ed.D

Sorry alumni. But it's a different world than the one you knew, and it's not pretty.

And What Should I Have Done?

Ann Lewis Hamilton | Posted 02.14.2015 | Women
Ann Lewis Hamilton

Some people commenting on the alleged rape at the University of Virginia are angry at "Jackie" for either making up the story or, if the story is true, not reporting it. Why wouldn't Jackie, or any victim of sexual assault, go to the police? They must be cowards. Shame on them.

Richard Cohen Wonders Where The Real Men Are

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.26.2014 | Media

Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen wants to know where the real men are. The type of men who, aware of repeated rapes at their college fratern...

No One Will Tell You This: A Letter To My Daughter

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 12.27.2014 | Parents
Kathleen Buckstaff

You would put your hand on my belly to feel the baby kicking. You loved the new life that was stirring inside of me. Sometimes I would let you rub an ice cube on my belly to awaken your brother, and we would laugh when we saw a tiny foot or elbow move across my stretched skin.

Is the Way We Raise Young Children Contributing to College Rape Culture?

Joyce McFadden | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents
Joyce McFadden

I'm not talking about teaching boys to hold doors open for girls. I'm talking about parents taking the lead in actively teaching our children to value human dignity and human empathy -- in both sexes.

Tyler Kingkade

College Administrators Pushed To Tackle Rape Culture | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.22.2014 | College

The White House released guidance on Friday pushing colleges and universities to conduct campus climate surveys to ensure ongoing compliance with Titl...

Not Just Men: Expanding the Conversation on Sexual Assault

Caroline Catlin | Posted 11.05.2014 | College
Caroline Catlin

I wondered if we would have laughed if I had been with a man the night before, instead of a woman. I wondered if, limping into the coffee shop, my friend's response would have been awe and respect had I told her of a man who grabbed me too roughly, who ripped my shirt, who left me aching to leave and unsure of how to go.

Tyler Kingkade

College Administrators Told To Get Serious Tackling Rape Culture | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.16.2014 | College

HANOVER, N.H. -- College administrators gathered at Dartmouth College this week hoping for policy prescriptions on sexual assault got something else: ...

'How To Not Get Raped' Video Makes Perfect Sense. Not.

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.13.2014 | College

Cat Del Buono's satirical comprehensive guide on "how to not get raped" is inspired by WikiHow, Cosmopolitan Magazine, the University of Colorado and ...

College Rape Must End

Jack Cahn | Posted 10.05.2013 | Teen
Jack Cahn

Colleges must create a new culture on campus where rape is not only condemned, but severely punishment. Meanwhile, the government must begin to enforce Title IX laws.

Can We Create a Safer Party Culture for All?

Danielle Paradis | Posted 03.30.2013 | College
Danielle Paradis

Young men and women are beginning to learn that "yes means yes," but what is still missing from the education young people need to avoid rape is the necessity of taking agency for ourselves.