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Rape in College

What Makes A Campus Safe From Sexual Assaults?

The Huffington Post/UMass-Amherst | Rosemary Kelly & Shaina Mishkin | Posted 06.05.2013 | College

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

Rape Culture Is...

Julia Kacmarek | Posted 08.01.2013 | College
Julia Kacmarek

You don't have to look far to see examples of rape culture these days. Whether it's advertising, movies, music videos or social media -- images, words, concepts -- it's all out there illustrating men dominating women.

Colleges Begin To Change Sexual Assault Policies After Investigations

The Huffington Post/UMass-Amherst | Rosemary Kelly & Shaina Mishkin | Posted 06.01.2013 | College

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

WATCH: University Of Arizona Men Create Anti-Sexual Assault Video

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 12.29.2014 | College

Just one day before a University of Arizona student stood on campus with a “You Deserve Rape” sign, the school's Campus Health Service released a ...

Tyler Kingkade

An Underground Network Coalesces To Challenge Campus Sexual Violence Policies

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

Annie Clark's wall is covered with notes and news clippings about people who, like her, resent how their school responded to their sexual assault. ...

Rape Is Like a Football Game: Why Survivors of Sexual Assault Do Not Report

Annie E. Clark | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Annie E. Clark

Why do so few survivors of sexual assault report their experiences? Many survivors are told that whatever happens to them is their fault, a message which is continually reinforced by friends, media, community groups, and university administrators.

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.

University 'Misinterpreted' Sexual Assault Laws: Report

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.26.2013 | College

Oklahoma State University "misinterpreted" federal privacy laws and was "misguided" in waiting nearly a month to alert campus and local authorities of...

Tyler Kingkade

Student Faces Expulsion After Speaking Out About Rape

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

A University of North Carolina student says she faces possible expulsion for "intimidating" her alleged rapist by speaking publicly about her assault ...

Jason Linkins

How Did Bob Beckel Get The Idea That College Is A Rape-Free Zone?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

Andrew Kaczynski hits the web Wednesday with a clip from the previous day's edition of Fox News' "The Five," in which former Walter Mondale campaign m...

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.

Major Reform In Handling Of Sexual Violence On The Line

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.19.2013 | College

Colleges could soon have new national standards for how they handle reported sexual assaults on their campuses, thanks to a provision in the latest re...

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...