Emilia Beuger argues that the reactions to Kim Kardashian being robbed at gunpoint unfairly dehumanize her.
Devyn Giannetti argues that more attention needs to be focused on addressing the higher proportions of sexual assault against LGBT members.
Patrick Durocher, 20, was found guilty on two charges in connection with the rape of a woman outside the UMass Campus Center in 2013.
During his testimony Wednesday, Durocher maintained that the sex he had with another student in September 2013 was consensual.
Jurors saw images Tuesday that appeared to show Patrick Durocher lying both next to and on top of the plaintiff in the grass outside the Campus Center.
The 20-year-old Longmeadow native allegedly raped a female student in 2013 on the Campus Center lawn.
In the wake of dozens of allegations made by over 50 women, UMass graduate Bill Cosby faces his first criminal charges.
The three-year 2012 gang rape case reached a conclusion in criminal court Monday, but Mark Chiarelli writes that its lessons must not be forgotten.
Johnny McCabe explains how comic book characters, especially in their latest on-screen manifestations, are often used as vehicles to explore difficult topics.
A woman raped on campus in 2012 has accused the University of violating her Title IX rights, citing negligence on behalf of the school and two of its employees.
Interim chief of police Patrick Archbald told the Gazette that the suspect in the Sept. 19 incident has been identified but not charged.
King, the second defendant in the 2012 gang rape, was found guilty of three counts of aggravated rape last week.
Twenty-one-year-old Pittsfield native Justin King awaits sentencing on Monday. Two of the men accused of raping the former UMass student have now been found guilty.
Jury deliberations begin in the second of four trials involving the alleged rape in Pierpont Hall in October of 2012. The first codefendant, Emmanuel Bile, was sentenced to eight to 10 years in state prison in March.
Justin King, 21, of Pittsfield, is charged with three counts of aggravated rape against a former UMass student.
Today on Inside the Park, host Marc Jean-Louis recaps the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight along with a preview of the Final Four. If you could pick your own young NBA starting lineup, who would be on it? Jesse Korzen of the Massachusetts Daily Collegian stops by to talk some UMass women’s lacrosse. And a reflection of the former NFL defensive back Darren Sharper in the wake of his charges for sexual assault and rape.
Hampshire Superior Court Judge Jeffrey C. Kinder sentenced Bile to eight to 10 years in state prison, followed by five years of probation Wednesday morning. A jury found Bile guilty of two counts of aggravated rape Monday afternoon.
Emmanuel T. Bile Jr., 21, of Pittsfield, is the first of four men to be tried for allegedly taking part in a 2012 gang rape in Pierpont Hall in the Southwest Residential Area at the University of Massachusetts.
UMass Residence halls could be more secure and it would surely help protect residents from rape.