What if you were raped and no one believed you? Now--what if you were raped by the police? What if their superiors failed to investigate the crime? What if instead of punishing the rapists, they charged you with the crime of lying about police "misconduct"?
I am writing this article for all of my friends, because it is a community issue that affects us all, but the message is most urgent for women. This note is about sexual assault and a violent sexual culture at many bars and clubs around campus that we should all be challenging.