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Pressure Increases On Yik Yak To Do More About Harassment On The Anonymous App

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.13.2015 | College

A lawyer working on behalf of civil rights and feminist organizations is ramping up pressure on Yik Yak to do more to combat racist, sexist and homoph...

Tyler Kingkade

UMW President: Alleged Rape Threat Wasn't As Bad Because It Was A TV Show's Joke | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.09.2015 | College

University of Mary Washington President Richard Hurley issued a letter to the president of a national feminist organization Monday, harshly criticizin...

Tyler Kingkade

Complaint Claims University Where Student Was Killed Failed To Act On Relentless Yik Yak Threats | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.07.2015 | College

Editor's note: This story contains graphic language that some readers may find disturbing. The University of Mary Washington's campus in Fredericks...

Stop Minimizing Fraternity Misogyny

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 05.07.2016 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

Women do not benefit in anywhere near equal measure from the Greek system, and they pay a high price being part of it. An estimated 40 percent of women in sororities report rape or attempted rape, much higher than those who are not in sororities.

Small Virginia College Halts Proposal To Launch Frats, Citing UVa Rape Case

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2015 | College

By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va., Dec 2 (Reuters) - A small Virginia state university has put a proposal to launch fraternities and so...

Meet the Students Behind the National Register Rap

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 04.22.2014 | Education
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Julia Rocchi Sam Crystal, Katie DeCecco, Nate Dawes, and Carol Vinatieri: the group behind the "National Register Rap" When the Nat...

Students in Virginia Rally to Fight 25% Tuition Increases

Anya Kamenetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Anya Kamenetz

At the University of Mary Washington, an unusually bright and articulate student got in touch with me via Twitter to ask for my help in drawing attention to the 25% tuition increase just announced there.