Jan 262015
 
An Unblinking Look at Sexual Assaults on Campus | The New York Times

“The Hunting Ground,” set for release in theaters and broadcast on CNN, was billed by the Sundance Film Festival as a “piercing, monumental exposé of rape culture on campuses.” Judging by viewer reaction at the film’s premiere and the comments of two United States senators afterward, festival programmers might have undersold it.

Jan 262015
 
Vanderbilt gang-rape defense points to campus culture | The Associated Press

By SHEILA BURKE and TRAVIS LOLLER NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Defense attorneys for the former Vanderbilt University football players whose own cellphones show they participated in a dorm-room sex assault have placed blame on the elite Southern university, saying their clients’ judgment was warped by a campus culture where drunken sex was common. The graphic […]

Jan 262015
 
Just look at their faces: A bus full of UMd admissions staff and a turtle mascot surprise applicants with good news | The Washington Post

Alex Mazze answered the door at his family’s house in Rockville on Sunday morning, then jumped back: A huge red bus was rumbling on the street out front of his house, a small crowd of people wearing red had gathered around his door, neighbors were staring, and video cameras were rolling.