The Guilfordian

Reporters must be careful but accurate when writing about campus rape culture

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

In November 2014, Rolling Stone released an article called “A Rape on Campus: A Brutal Assault and Struggle for Justice at UVA.” The shocking story revealed a gang rape at the fraternity Phi Psi and quickly went viral. By April, the story had been almost completely discredited and the article retracted...

Rape culture in India raises new outrage, old questions

Rishab Revankar, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

After their 5-year-old daughter had been missing for two days, a couple living in New Delhi, India, heard her cries in a neighboring apartment.  They broke down the locked doors and found their daughter sexually assaulted, tortured and left for dead. Authorities rushed the girl to a local hospital...

Rape culture invades social and mainstream media

Anney Bolgiano, Staff Writer

April 5, 2013

“I have no sympathy for whores,” tweeted Twitter user cody_saltsman. “So you got drunk at a party and two people take advantage of you, that’s not rape, you’re just a loose drunk slut,” tweeted another user under the account name romano_santino. User fellerSuter posted, “I would lay...