Fraternity culture linked to college sexual assault problem
Students head to fraternity circle located next to the campus of San Diego State on a recent Saturday night. Photo by Katie Schoolov

Fraternity culture linked to college sexual assault problem

At San Diego State University, two women have reported sexual assaults at fraternity parties since the beginning of September. Cal State San Marcos is investigating an entire fraternity after multiple similar allegations.

Sexual assaults involving fraternities is not a new problem. In fact, such assaults are high on the list of insurance claims against fraternities nationwide.

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But with the news media, lawmakers and the White House focusing on how universities handle these cases, some believe the culture and norms of campus Greek life will soon get even more scrutiny.

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