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  1. Female Students Stage Radical Anti-Rape Protests

    Emma Sulkowicz has carried her mattress around Columbia University for weeks, protesting the school’s failure to boot her alleged rapist. “Mattress Girl” has gone viral as she and other feminist firebrands have pushed the issue of campus rape into the political spotlight. It’s clearly working: The White House is onboard, reinforcing a regulatory standard that makes it easier to kick the perps out of school, while universities have codified anti-rape policies. But survivors say they continue to be stigmatized as assailants freely prowl campuses.

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