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Rape Victims Don't Trust The Fixers Colleges Hire To Help Them

BuzzFeed | Posted 04.25.2014 | College

Former sex crime prosecutors Gina Smith and Leslie Gomez have made a name for themselves as the go-to team for colleges and universities accused of mi...

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.

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Big Changes Follow Sexual Assault Complaints Against Colleges

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.11.2013 | College

Three administrators at three colleges implicated in federal complaints for their alleged failures in handling sexual misconduct on campus have lost t...

University's Sexual Assault Scandal Widens

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is opening a new investigation into the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill over alleg...

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School Backs Down From Expulsion Threat Against Sexual Assault Survivor

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.07.2013 | College

After an external review, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill announced Thursday that it dropped a school honor court charge against Landen G...

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...

Chancellor Resigns Amid Investigation Of Failing To Report Sexual Assaults

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.21.2013 | College

Elizabeth City State University Chancellor Willie Gilchrist announced on Friday that he will resign his post, as a state investigation continues into ...

Rape, Betrayal, and Reclaiming Title IX

Andrea Pino | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Andrea Pino

What's worse than rape is betrayal. Students are attending schools that betray them, campuses in which violence has become a part of the experience, and in which, despite popular belief, there is no punishment for rape, rather a punishment for coming forward.

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UNC Sends Tone Deaf Sexual Assault Alert

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.03.2013 | College

Students and faculty at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill are outraged over a campus-wide email sent by the Department of Public Safety ale...

UNC Alumni Speak Out About Campus Scandals

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.11.2013 | College

A group of alumni from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sent a letter to the school's administrators and governing boards Wednesday voi...

UNC Suspends Charge Against Sexual Assault Survivor

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.26.2013 | College

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill announced Tuesday it would suspend the Honor Court proceeding against Landen Gambill, a sophomore who has...

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Campus Sexual Assault Survivor Says School Retaliated Against Her For Speaking Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.26.2013 | College

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill sophomore Landen Gambill is filing a new complaint with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil R...

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UNC Faces Second Federal Investigation Over Sexual Assaults

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.22.2013 | College

The U.S. Department of Education's Clery Act Compliance Division will conduct a review of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill to see if the s...

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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. ...

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Feds Investigating School Over Sexual Assaults

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.06.2013 | College

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights will investigate the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill over allegations the universi...

UNC Faces Backlash Over Sexual Assault Victim's Potential Expulsion

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.06.2013 | College

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is under intense community backlash after news broke that Landen Gambill, a sexual assault survivor, f...

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.

The "R" Word: Why Do Colleges Struggle With Talking About Rape?

Andrea Pino | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Andrea Pino

Within the realm of higher education, our society struggles to understand that sexual violence happens not just at other universities, but at our universities.

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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 ...

Student Paper Reported Details Of Rape Victims' Complaint Without Consent

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.29.2013 | Media

The student newspaper at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, the Daily Tar Heel, published details of a federal complaint filed by survivors...

UNC Denies Underreporting Campus Sexual Assaults

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.22.2013 | College

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill officials responded Thursday to allegations the administration pressured employees to underreport the number ...

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UNC Faces Discrimination Complaint From Sexual Assault Survivors

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

On March 10, 2012, Andrea Pino says she was raped at an off-campus party. She wasn't drunk and was only there to look after a friend, but because she ...