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reproductive rights
reproductive rights

California Colleges May Soon Be Required to Provide Abortion Pill on Campus

It can be prohibitively hard for college students to access abortion care. A bill being heard in Senate committee today would change that for students at California public universities.
Kimberly Lawson
1.10.18
crime
crime

Student Charged with Hate Crime for Rubbing Used Tampons on Roommate's Things

In a Facebook video, University of Hartford freshman Chennel Rowe, who is black, details the abuse she faced from her former roommate Brianna Brochu, who is white. Brochu allegedly also put moldy clam dip in Rowe's lotion and spit in her coconut oil.
Linda Yang
11.1.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

I Dropped Out of College Because I Couldn't Bear to See My Rapist on Campus

Betsy DeVos thinks campus rape investigations are tilted in favor of the accuser, but that was far from my experience. Now that she's rescinded Obama's guidelines on campus sexual assault, I worry that more and more students will suffer like I did.
Audrey Chu
9.26.17
Culture
Culture

The Professor Who Put Brock Turner's Face in a Textbook Definition of Rape

Criminology professor and author Callie Rennison explains why the definition of rape needs room to expand and evolve.
Linda Yang
9.18.17
politics
politics

Stop Protesting the Alt-Right, Hate Group Watchdog Advises

The Southern Poverty Law Center released a guide for college students, warning that protests only give white nationalists the attention they so desperately crave.
Mitchell Sunderland
8.10.17
sexual assault
sexual assault

Accused Vanderbilt Rapist Gave Student Lectures on Consent While Awaiting Trial

Brandon Banks is accused of participating in the gang rape of an unconscious woman four years ago and has since preached to students about consent. The former Vanderbilt football player entered a not-guilty plea at the start of his trial yesterday.
Kimberly Lawson
6.20.17
COLLEGE
COLLEGE

Incoming Harvard Students Kicked Out After Sharing Offensive Memes 'For Horny Bourgeois Teens'

The Ivy League university rescinded at least ten acceptance offers from students who had set up a group called Harvard Memes For Horny Bourgeois Teens.
Sirin Kale
6.5.17
wage gap
wage gap

Crushing Student Loan Debt Is Hurting Women the Most

Paying back tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt is a universally horrific experience, but it's worse for women.
Gabby Bess
5.24.17
COLLEGE
COLLEGE

Yale Students Outraged Over Dean's Brutal Yelp Reviews

"To put it quite simply: if you are white trash, this is the perfect night out for you!" her review of a Japanese restaurant began.
Gabby Bess
5.15.17
Contraception
Contraception

You Can Now Get Plan B Out of a Vending Machine in Yolo County

We talked with students on the UC Davis campus where the "Wellness to Go" vending machine is located to find out how they feel about the quick and easy availability of the morning-after pill.
Chloe Kim
4.26.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Transgender College Freshmen Drink and Black Out More Than Other Students

A recent study from Duke University found that among other motivations, many trans students said they drink "to feel happy."
Diana Tourjée
3.23.17
travel
travel

'I Only Lived Because I Was Wasted’: People Share Their Worst Spring Breaks

Stories of misadventures in Cancun, Rome, and other cities terrorized by American co-eds.
Mitchell Sunderland
3.12.17