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The topless ladies of Times Square

In what has been a boon for nudist visibility (at least in terms of media coverage), New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill DeBlasio have denounced a group of scantily clad women in Times Square. Terming themselves the “desnudas,” which means “naked” in Spanish, the topless women typically paint themselves red, white, and blue, and pose with passersby for money.

Do fraternities promote “rape culture”?

Fraternities are not only frequently associated with sexual assaults, but many actively cultivate a “rape culture”—meaning that rape is not only tolerated, but encouraged. For example, in 2013, the Georgia Tech chapter of Phi Kappa Tau sent an e-mail advising its brothers how to “lure your rapebait.” Sure enough, that chapter was eventually suspended for multiple cases of sexual assault.

The Tom Brady decision makes sense—even if you hate Tom Brady

The United States District Court opinion issued on September 3 overturning Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his involvement in the deflated footballs during the AFC Championship Game against the Colts was a bold move. The whole idea behind arbitration is to have a streamlined process that keeps people out of court. Keeping that in mind, District Courts really, really don’t want to get involved and will only fail to enforce an award when something, in the Court’s opinion, has gone terribly wrong in the process. So what went wrong with the NFL and Brady arbitration? Why did the court whistle Roger Goodell?

Affairs of the Presidents

The private relationships of presidential candidates have been under the microscope this election year. We’ve heard a lot about marriages, affairs, and which candidate truly represents the traditional “family values” ideal.