Why It’s Gotten Much More Difficult to Discount the Links between Fraternities and Sexual Assaults on Campus

This is a photo of a fraternity on move-in day at Old Dominion University:

Fraternity at Old Dominion

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In case this one photo does not seem emblematic to you, this morning the Huffington Post included this item in its daily HuffPost College newsletter:

It’s Not Just ODU Students Putting Up Offensive Signs About Freshman Girls

While a fraternity at Virginia’s Old Dominion University is being criticized for displaying banners condemned as “offensive” to women, photos circulated online show that male students at many other campuses have been putting up nearly identical signs — without prompting the type of negative reaction seen at ODU.

At a private residence at Ohio State University, male students made banners describing their house as a “Daughter Daycare” and saying “Dads, We’ll Take It From Here.” Some students and parents did question the display, but the residents of the house pushed back against the criticism. Read more.

Fraternity at Unnamed Institution

 

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