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May 5, 2014 | The Daily Progress
May 5, 2014 | The Times Of India
November 24, 2014 | Inside Higher Ed

A student's story of being gang-raped at a 2012 fraternity party at the University of Virginia, recounted in detail in an article in Rolling Stone last week, has shaken the university and prompted renewed debate over campus culture, the fraternity system and U.Va.'s response to allegations of sexual assault.

November 24, 2014 | WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

The prosecution of an alleged two-year-old rape case at a fraternity house will be challenging. In an articlepublished by Rolling Stone magazine, the victim, a current UVA student, says she was gang raped at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house in 2012.

November 21, 2014 | Richmond Times-Dispatch/Charlottesville Daily Progress

University of Virginia Dean of Students Allen Groves said he knew something had to change within fraternity culture at the university, but he wasn’t aware of allegations as serious as the ones published in a Rolling Stone article Wednesday, where a young woman described being gang raped as a first-year student.

November 24, 2014 | Charlottesville Daily Progress

Student leaders from several organizations spoke today as part of the student body's continuing reaction to allegations of a gang rape at Phi Kappa Psi.

November 24, 2014 | USA TODAY

Student leaders at the University of Virginia on Monday expressed anger and sadness at revelations about an alleged gang rape on campus — and promised to press for a change in culture.

November 24, 2014 | Washington Post

Rape allegations, published late last week in a Rolling Stone article by writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely, have ignited protests on the campus, shocked alumni, spurred a gubernatorial call for an investigation and sent the school administration’s spiraling into crisis. This past weekend, university president Teresa A. Sullivan asked the Charlottesville police to investigate the allegations.

November 20, 2014 | Huffington Post

The University of Virginia's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity was targeted for vandalism overnight Thursday following a Rolling Stone article's revelation an alleged gang rape took place at the house two years earlier.

November 20, 2014 | Washington Post

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) expressed deep concern Thursday about sexual assault allegations at the University of Virginia contained in a newly published Rolling Stone article.

November 21, 2014 | Charlottesville Daily Progress

Raw from Rolling Stone’s unveiling of an alleged gang rape two years ago at one of the University of Virginia’s oldest and most prominent fraternity chapters, hundreds of students, professors and alumni of the rallied Thursday at the McIntire Amphitheatre.

November 20, 2014 | WVTF Public Radio (Roanoke)

Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at the University of Virginia has voluntarily surrendered its Fraternal Organization Agreement with the University and suspended all chapter activities as an investigation into rape allegations unfolds.

November 20, 2014 | Washington Post

Lawmakers in many states have debated whether to make undocumented students eligible for in-state tuition at public colleges and universities. Such students are not eligible for federal Pell grants. That is a significant financial boon for students. At the University of Virginia, undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board for Virginia residents total $23,050. For students from out of state, the total is $52,236.

November 20, 2014 | WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

A new report by the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service says public school enrollment has steadily increased in Virginia in recent years. But the growth is uneven.

November 20, 2014 | Charlottesville Daily Progress

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is slated to speak at one of two graduation ceremonies at the University of Virginia in May.


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