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Can #MeToo Change Our Politics?

Can #MeToo Change Our Politics?

Tatiana Gross

March 16, 2018

“If I raped a girl, I could still get into college,” I heard as I walked through Brown Hall. It is 2018, and one of the top trending Twitter hashtags is “#MeToo.” Women are sharing their stories of encounters with predatory men captioned with two powerful words. The phrase was popularized in O...

When Rape is a Culture: Sexual Assault in Sports

When Rape is a Culture: Sexual Assault in Sports

Chris Kuang

March 15, 2018

While sports are looked on as an area of friendly competition, they often have a dark underbelly of sexual assault. Recently, the high profile sexual assault case of physician Larry Nassar, who formerly oversaw the health of young athletes at both the collegiate and Olympic level, has brought the issue of...

Awards season reflects shifting culture amid assault allegations

Awards season reflects shifting culture amid assault allegations

Kiki Gonglewski

February 22, 2018

Awards season, with its glitterati sparkle, red carpets, flash bulbs, and golden statuettes, was, until now, one of the few great constants in the lives of Americans. This year, award season instead arrives amidst a seismic shift: the aftermath of the explosive sexual misconduct allegations against Holly...

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