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Accusations of Coital Rapes at Fraternities since the Rolling Stone Article

Submitted on Apr 25, 2016 by Frank Forman (Col ’66, Grad ’68)

Have there been any? I spoke on the matter on March 4 last year, suggesting that the leaders of fraternities throughout the United States (and likely throughout the rest of the Anglosphere and Europe) would have within days, if not hours, after the Rolling Stone article came out, laid down the law and ordered that…more >

In addition to facts, how about a little humanity?

Submitted on Mar 22, 2015 by Dr. Jennifer Rachford (Col ’95)

I want to express my support for President Sullivan’s response to the Martese Johnson arrest in its immediate aftermath and also my profound dismay over the tone-deaf comments of some of my fellow alumni.

Facts are important, and as I write this, they are still emerging in this case.  President Sullivan acknowledged as much in her…more >

What Honor Code?

Submitted on Mar 20, 2015 by Eugene Horn (Engr ’63)

What has happened to the Honor Code at UVA? My father, wife, sister and I are all graduates of the University. During our time any student found drunk and belligerent in public while confronting a police officer after being denied service at a bar would have immediately been dismissed from the University. He surely would…more >

Petition to Reform VA ABC Law Enforcement Powers

Submitted on Mar 20, 2015 by Sam Shirazi (Law ’15)

I have created a petition calling on our elected leaders to reform ABC by removing its law enforcement powers

https://www.change.org/p/terry-mcauliffe-virginia-state-senate-virginia-house-of-delegates-reform-va-abc-law-enforcement-powers?just_created=true

You can also directly write to the Governor on this issue

https://governor.virginia.gov/constituent-services/communicating-with-the-governors-office/