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Rape on Campus

Remember Brock Turner? From 3 Months Ago? He'll Leave Jail On Friday.

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 08.30.2016 | Women

Former Stanford University student Brock Turner was arrested on Jan. 18, 2015, for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster. Turner ...

Sexual Assault on Campus: We Believe You

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.31.2016 | College
Marcia G. Yerman

The Hunting Ground, a 2015 documentary examining rape on college campuses, begins with scenes of ecstatic high school seniors getting into the colleges of their choice.

1 in 4 Women: How the Latest Sexual Assault Statistics Were Turned into Click Bait by the 'New York Times'

Brian D. Earp | Posted 09.28.2015 | College
Brian D. Earp

As someone who has worked on college campuses to educate men and women about sexual assault and consent, I have seen the barriers to raising awareness and changing attitudes. Chief among them, in my experience, is a sense of skepticism.

Rolling Stone Will Retract UVA Story: REPORT

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 04.06.2015 | Media

Rolling Stone will retract its bombshell story on an alleged gang rape that occurred at the University of Virginia, CNN's Brian Stelter reported on Su...

Carolyn Gregoire

What Sexual Assault Does To The Brain | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.16.2014 | Science

The unraveling of Rolling Stone's recent blockbuster feature on campus sexual assault has led to a great deal of hand-wringing over the way the media ...

An Open Letter to Miss USA 2014

Beth Morrison | Posted 08.10.2014 | Impact
Beth Morrison

Yes, self-defense can be a useful skill if one is attacked. But it is not the answer to sexual violence on campus -- or off campus, for that matter. What colleges need to focus on is creating an environment where violence against women is not tolerated and where perpetrators of such violence are held fully accountable.

The Girl Who Ratted

André Rouillard | Posted 06.17.2014 | College
André Rouillard

After all of the steps forward that Vanderbilt has taken in my four years here, this thread represents one hundred steps backward.

Targeting Sexual Assaults on Campuses -- Starting With the Facts on the Ground

Sen. Claire McCaskill | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics
Sen. Claire McCaskill

It's just as much a rape to take advantage of a classmate who's incapacitated in a dorm room as it is to assault a stranger at gunpoint. I fear that too many students at our colleges and universities think there's a difference.

Newsflash: College Administrators Have No Clue How to Handle Sexual Violence on Campus

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 06.08.2014 | College
Ken Schneck, PhD

Even as the chorus of voices decrying that college campuses have not done enough to both address and prevent sexual violence continues to crescendo, there still somehow is this universal sense that college officials are going out of their way to turn a blind eye to these issues on our campuses.

USC Clery Blunder Another Chance to Address Student Rape

Neon Tommy | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Neon Tommy

I don't know why USC wouldn't welcome the opportunity to come clean -- as they have with these 13 overlooked assaults -- and set an example for other campuses in taking responsibility for their students' safety and sexual health.

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.

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...

Maryland Students Push For Mandatory Sexual Assault Education

Washington Examiner | Posted 02.06.2013 | College

A student-written proposal to mandate sexual assault education for all University of Maryland undergraduates is one step closer to becoming law of the...

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...

Rape On Campus: Megan Wright's Story (WATCH)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A new Department of Justice study (PDF) revealed that most schools "vastly underreport" sexual assault -- and as many as one in four women are raped b...