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19 min ago | The Globe and Mail

The escalating war against campus 'rape culture'

At Occidental College in California, an 18-year-old freshman had sex with a 17-year-old woman.


Related Topix: California, Philadelphia University, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Activism

Wed Jul 30, 2014

La Canada Valley Sun

Residents mourn Andy Beattie, community volunteer and public safety commissioner

Andy Beattie, a longtime community volunteer and public safety commissioner who was past president of both the La Caada Unified School Board and the La Caada High School Spartan Boosters, died Sunday morning.


Related Topix: Product Recalls

Free Republic

4 teens charged with murder in USC student's beating death

Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a study group.


Related Topix: University of Southern California, World News, China, Asia, Pomona College

Women's eNews

My Acquaintance Rapist Finally Figured It Out

Very recently I received an email from a now accomplished and responsible father of a young woman who was my acquaintance rapist my freshman year at Harvard.


Related Topix: Harvard University, Dartmouth College, University of Connecticut

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Celebrating Bungalow Bob Winter at 90 years of age: Larry Wilson

When Robert Winter turned 90 last week, some friends and fans painted a huge sign and hung it up across the street from his house on South Arroyo Boulevard, on the edge of the Arroyo Seco.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, California

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Washington Times

Obama to give Africa $38M, but tells young leaders: Stop a making excusesa for economy

President Obama, whose first political protest as a college student was aimed at the Western oppressors of African nations, told a summit of young African leaders Monday to stop "making excuses" for their continent's lagging economic development.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sonoran News

Dare one call it treason? | by Lawrence Sellin, PHD.

The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see Ayn Rand Many Americans believe that the US Government, the Democrat and Republican Parties and the media are deliberately misleading the American people, hiding the most heinous fraud and Constitutional crisis in the history of the United States.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Social Security, Personal Finance

The Arbiter

Campuses confront sexual violence

College campuses across the nation are taking a stand against sexual assault and rape.


Related Topix: Boise State University

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Sexual Assault Witnesses At Occidental College Subjected To Vile Harassment Emails

On June 6, a stranger from Powersite, Missouri, emailed a female witness to a sexual assault case at Occidental College in Los Angeles to complain she represented "what's worst about America."


Related Topix: Powersite, MO, Non-Profit

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Free Republic

The Armpit of Academia

"'Life' in this 'society' being, at best, an utter bore and no aspect of 'society' being at all relevant to women, there remains to civic-minded, responsible, thrill-seeking females only to overthrow the government, eliminate the money system, institute complete automation and eliminate the male sex."


Related Topix: Arizona State University, Activism, Psychology, Science

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

UConn settles sexual assault suit for $1.2 million. Will more schools be sued?

University of Connecticut student Rosemary Richi, at podium, answers questions from the media as attorney Gloria Allred, right, Kylie Angell, left, Erica Daniels, second from left, and Carolyn Luby, look on, during a news conference, Friday, July 18, 2014.


Related Topix: University of Connecticut

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Sexual assault on campus: Dartmouth summit highlights demands for action

As a freshman at the University of Wisconsin, the one thing Laura Dunn knew about staying safe was to not walk alone at night.


Mon Jul 14, 2014

Free Republic

the Ugly Truth -- a Diagnosis

Sometimes reality slaps us in the face. Reality arrives, stands before you, grabs you by the throat and shakes you around a bit ..and still you can't believe it.


LA Observed

Ex-KPCC VP Stanton lands in crisis PR

Less than a month after Russ Stanton announced he would leave as VP of content at KPCC, the former editor of the Los Angeles Times is joining former LAT colleagues at their crisis PR company.


Related Topix: Downtown (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Glenn, CA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ben Boychuk: Don't combat 'rape culture' by taking away rights

UC Berkeley students Shannon Thomas, 21, left, and Sofie Karasek, 20, embrace after speaking in February about two federal complaints alleging that the university has failed to protect students from sexual assaults.


Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

The Colleges Being Investigated For Sexual Assault Violations Are...

Earlier this month, The Washington Post released sexual assault data from college campuses, showing a stark contrast in how colleges handle what is increasingly becoming acknowledged as a national problem .


Related Topix: Activism

Los Angeles Times

U.S. colleges fall short in handling sexual assault cases, report says

Sen. Claire McCaskill speaks on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., about a survey she conducted of colleges and universities and how they handle sexual assault cases.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law, UC Berkeley

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Susan Coll continues to skewer suburban life, affluent Bethesda families in new book

In 2011, Susan Coll routinely walked Reno Road. At the time, her marriage of almost 30 years was breaking up.


Related Topix: Washington, DC, Journalism, Home Listing, Home, Cleveland Park (Washington, DC)

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Other McCain

Gender Theory: Beyond Parody

Breanne Fahs is an associate professor of women and gender studies at Arizona State University , where she specializes in studying women's sexuality, critical embodiment studies, radical feminism, and political activism.


Related Topix: Arizona State University, Psychology, Science, Conservative Political News, US News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

CBS Local

RGIII Jumps Hurdle, Hits Trash Can with Football, Squats a lot of Weight

Things going on in Washington: The Wizards pursuing contracts to retain Marcin Gortat and Trevor Ariza, the Maryland Terrapins joining the Big Ten Conference , and President Barack Obama invoking his right to take executive in bypassing Congress over immigration policy.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform