American college campuses and new complaints of a hostile, dangerous sexual environment.
Sex and college are hardly strangers to one another. But there is a new surge of complaints about sexual aggression, coercion on American college campuses.
Yale is out front, with a formal Title IX complaint from students and alumni about a “hostile sexual environment” on campus. There are plenty of echoes. Look at the record out of Indiana, USC, Penn State, American.
Last week, Vice President Joe Biden took up the cry. “Rape is rape is rape,” he told students at the University of New Hampshire.
This hour On Point: a “hostile sexual environment” and the American college campus.
- Tom Ashbrook
Presca Ahn, Yale '10. One of 16 Yale students and alum who filed a complaint accusing the university of violating Title IX by failing to eliminate a hostile sexual environment on campus. Read their press release at the Yale Herald.
This program aired on April 12, 2011.