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VICE on HBO’s ‘Campus Cover-Up’ Attempts to Break The Seal On Mishandled Sexual Assaults

VICE on HBOâs 'Campus Cover-Up' Attempts to Break The Seal On Mishandled Sexual Assaults

In a dimly lit cinema on the Columbia University campus, I was getting ready to see a screening of “Campus Cover-Up“, VICE on HBO’s new segment about sexual assault on college campuses. VICE correspondent Gianna Toboni quickly explained that after the screening, there would be a Q&A session and discussion with acclaimed journalist and host of the podcast The Takeaway, John Hockenberry. My legs were jittering in anticipation. Or maybe because I hadn’t peed before I got to the campus. Or both. Let’s go with both. More »

15 New And Returning Shows To Tide You Over During Summer TV Season

15 New And Returning Shows To Tide You Over During Summer TV Season

It’s the end of spring, which means a lot of our favorite TV shows are ending for the season (or forever – RIP Mad Men), and fall feels like lightyears away. Before you curl up into a ball and cry for the next few months, allow me to remind you that summer TV season is just beginning, and there are plenty of new and returning series to tide you over until September. More »

Navy Officer Refused Service Because Her Uniform Wasn’t Fancy Enough, And This Never Would Have Happened If She Were A Man

Navy Officer Refused Service Because Her Uniform Wasnât Fancy Enough, And This Never Would Have Happened If She Were A Man

A military uniform for a serviceman or servicewoman is appropriate for any cocktail party, or at least it should be. This weekend it wasn’t, when one active duty Navy officer was turned away from a fancypants New York rooftop bar–on Memorial Day, of all things–because the bouncer said her uniform wasn’t fancy enough for the establishment‘s “cocktail attire” dress code. More »