UVA officials and students respond to ‘rape culture’ allegations

The university scrambled to respond to a troubling ‘Rolling Stone’ article. Critics are calling the message ‘too little, too late.’

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A recent (and now viral) article by The Rolling Stone highlighting a purported gang rape allegedly carried out by a University of Virginia fraternity has put a spotlight on the way school officials have handled sexual assault allegations.

In the wake of the damning story, UVA students and officials have spoken out. The university has even suspended fraternities until Jan. 9, but critics point out that so far, no one has offered a lasting solution.

University President Teresa A. Sullivan issued a statement Saturday that read, in part:

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