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Central Connecticut State president will investigate editorial process after controversial rape article

February 15, 2007

A Feb. 7 editorial in the student newspaper at Central Connecticut State University that satirically explained the benefits of rape has spurred the university’s president to launch a review of the newspaper’s editorial process.

The opinion article, which the author has said was meant to be a satire, has been a target of widespread ire from the campus community. National media attention has focused on the campus, and in a statement issued Feb. 8, university President Jack Miller proposed a deeper look into The Recorder itself... Download file "5"

Schools: Central Connecticut State University