Sexual Abuse
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What went wrong with Rolling Stone's campus rape story

by Laura Edghill
Posted 4/07/15, 03:25 pm

Rolling Stone magazine has officially retracted its November 2014 article about an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia (UVA) fraternity party. The admission comes after a months-long independent review by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Rolling Stone requested the outside review in response to criticism of the veracity of the article.

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Secular moral indignation

Higher Education
by D.C. Innes
Posted 3/30/15, 04:37 pm

It is ironic that even while society is making war against boys, American males are extending boyhood well into their adult years. So it is no surprise that college fraternities, those institutionalizations of adult boyish irresponsibility, are embroiled in unusual levels of controversy.

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Guilty as charged

Sports | A horrible campus culture doesn’t get football players off the hook for rape
by Andrew Branch
Posted 2/06/15, 01:00 am

The jury took only three hours on Jan. 27 to convict former Vanderbilt football players Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg of rape. Each faces at least 15 years in prison for their June 23, 2013, crimes. Yet one player’s failed defense leveled a whole new kind of indictment on the “rape culture” on college campuses.

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