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The Spin-Out From The UVA “Rape” Story

Rolling Stone Retracts, Apologizes For UVA Story. NBC Nightly News (4/5, story 7, 1:40, Guthrie) reported that a Columbia Journalism review of Rolling Stone’s University of Virginia “gang rape” article found significant problems with it. NBC (Jackson) adds that the … Continue reading

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In Wake of Rape Conviction of Two Vanderbilt Football players, Dartmouth College Bans Hard Alcohol on Campus

While many religiously-affiliated US universities ban alcohol on campus, Dartmouth College’s recently announced ban of hard alcohol on campus puts it in a minority. Richard Perez-Pena’s article in the New York Times (“Dartmouth Cites Student Misconduct In its Ban On … Continue reading

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Newsweek Features Problem Drinking On Campus

This week’s Newsweek magazine “American’s Best and Drunkest,” 9/11/14 by Abigail Jones and Alexander Nazaryan) featured an in-depth profile on the current binge drinking crisis on US college campuses, using Dartmouth as its prime example. For year’s Dartmouth’s high profile … Continue reading

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Another Victim of Fraternity Hazing

Fraternities create a social haven for young men during the challenging college years, an immediate peer cohort, and— in some case— leadership training and career networking.  When initially founded in this country, these features were priorities for the national fraternities. … Continue reading

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