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Enrollment of Student Accused of Rape Brings Up Ban the Box Questions

Enrollment of Student Accused of Rape Brings Up Ban the Box Questions

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

A student who was suspended from Cornell for sexual assault now attends NYU, and students are torn about the ban-the-box discussion.

The Brock Turner Law Won’t Catch Privileged Rapists

The Brock Turner Law Won’t Catch Privileged Rapists

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor

September 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The fallout from mandatory minimum laws hardly fits the profile of Brock Turner’s life: white, educated and wealthy.

The Hypocrisy of University Moral Codes

The Hypocrisy of University Moral Codes

By Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Honor codes like BYU’s are simply artifacts of an older generation who are content to have children seen and not heard.

Rape Kit Processing Still Disappoints Survivors

Rape Kit Processing Still Disappoints Survivors

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As the nation works to prevent and combat sexual assault, we must also work to better provide for the victims of these crimes.

Rape prevention should focus on aggressors, not victims

Rape prevention should focus on aggressors, not victims

By Christina Coleburn, Staff Columnist

October 28, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Since the Kansas City Star exposed the horrifying details of the Maryville, Mo. rape case on Oct. 12, the public has scrambled to make sense of the chilling allegations. Daisy Coleman, who courageously chose to release her name, claims a 17-year-old high school senior raped her in January 2012 when she...