Phi Kappa Psi. File photo

Flurry of filings in Rolling Stone lawsuits

Last week saw one lawsuit against Rolling Stone dismissed, while Sabrina Rubin Erdely filed an 86-page statement about how she reported the UVA-rocking article “A Rape on Campus,” and plaintiff Nicole Eramo asked for several issues to be determined in advance of her October defamation trial against the magazine and Erdely. On June 29 a […]

Phi Kappa Psi. File photo

Frat brothers’ defamation case thrown out

A New York federal judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit on June 29 filed by three members of Phi Kappa Psi against Rolling Stone and writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely for the now-discredited 2014 story, “A Rape on Campus.” “Their defamation claims are directed toward a report about events that simply did not happen,” wrote U.S. District […]

No, not the bathroom for female bears. Warnings of bear sightings are posted at Mint Springs. Staff photo

Hungry bears on the move

A black bear near the Barracks Road Shopping Center created a frenzy June 21 as excited grocery shoppers caught a glimpse of the furry mammal behind Harris Teeter. The bear ventured toward a construction site off Arlington Boulevard and ran into the woods when police arrived. Bear sightings this time of year are not unusual, […]