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‘Princeton Mom’ Rape Comments Blasted In Alumni Letter

‘Princeton Mom’ Rape Comments Blasted In Alumni Letter

Members of the Princeton University class of 1978 want everyone to know how unhappy they are about rape comments made by self-proclaimed “Princeton Mom,” Susan Patton. Patton’s original comments were made in a mid-December interview with CNN. She said, “I think what makes this conversation so particularly prickly is the definition of rape. It no



Harvard Bans Sex Between Professors and Students

Harvard Bans Sex Between Professors and Students

Harvard University now has an official policy banning sexual relationships between professors and undergraduate students for the first time in the Ivy League school’s 350 year history. The change in policy was spurred by the U.S. Department of Education’s recent investigations into the way several universities, including Harvard, managed reports of sexual abuse and Title


Ex SMU Law School Dean Busted In Prostitution Sting

Ex SMU Law School Dean Busted In Prostitution Sting

John Attanasio, professor and former dean of Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law, was arrested on prostitution charges on Sunday morning, according to arrest records from Collin County, Texas. Attanasio was arrested after answering an online ad on the classifieds site, Backpage.com and consented to pay $100 for an undisclosed sex act. The ad

Cavalier Daily Elects First All Female Managing Board

Cavalier Daily Elects First All Female Managing Board

The Cavalier Daily has elected its first ever all female Managing Board after a 126 year history of male leaders managing the college newpaper. The University of Virginia’s student run newspaper welcomes students Julia Horowitz, Dani Bernstein, Chloe Heskett, Lianne Provenzano and Allison Xu to helm the ship while cranking out top quality campus news.


#BlackLivesMatter Becomes More Than A Movement In New Dartmouth Class

#BlackLivesMatter Becomes More Than A Movement In New Dartmouth Class

Students attending Dartmouth College will have the opportunity to delve into the real issues behind the #BlackLivesMatter movement with the collaborative course, 10 Weeks, 10 Professors: #BlackLivesMatter, this spring. According to The Dartmouth, the course will be taught by 15 of Dartmouth’s professors from 10 different academic departments. Professors of anthropology, history, women’s gender studies,



New Study Shows Graduation Rate Gap Between Rich and Poor Students

New Study Shows Graduation Rate Gap Between Rich and Poor Students

The new report was released on Tuesday from the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education and the University of Pennsylvania Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy (PennAHEAD) finding the graduation gap between the richest and poorest students in American to have doubled within the last 40 years. The study, Indicators of


Dartmouth University Announces Plans To Ban Hard Liquor On Campus

Dartmouth University Announces Plans To Ban Hard Liquor On Campus

Dartmouth University has announced the intent to ban hard liquor on campus after coming under scrutiny for hazing and an investigation for possible Title IX violations. President of Dartmouth, Philip Hanlon, said in a speech on Thursday “Colleges and universities across the country face the issues I’ve detailed today. We’re not alone in facing them,


UVA President Pledges To Be A Voice of Change In The Fight For Campus Safety

UVA President Pledges To Be A Voice of Change In The Fight For Campus Safety

The University of Virginia announced that officials are considering including a new center for researching violence. There is also talk of including classes for students to take covering campus safety. These tentative plans come in the wake of a turbulent few months for the university after a now discredited magazine article created a fire storm


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