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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
Campuses confront sexual violence
College campuses across the nation are taking a stand against sexual assault and rape.
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."
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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."
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
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.