Transcript for Students Protest UVA Over Response to Alleged Frat Party Sexual Assault
the university of Virginia. Students protesting over the weekend after a report alleging shocking sexual assault at a shock party and claims the university did nothing about it. All fraternities and sororities have been suspended. Reporter: The take happened in 2012, says the victim. The same year university of Virginia was crowned by "Playboy" as the nation's number one party school. This morning, a new nickname. This morning, Greek life suspended after allegations that sexual assaults on campus have been swept under the rug for years. The accusations, detailed in an explosive "Rolling stone" magazine article sparking protests over the weekend. The expose recounting in disturbing detail when a freshman says she was gang-raped. One of her goals was to try to spread awareness. Reporter: The now junior who goes by Jackie in the article says she felt obligated to stay silent. She was warned by a roommate to remember where your loyally lice. A representative of the fra tenty says they do not condone this behavior. We're going to get to the bottom of whatever this is. We're going to make this a better place. Reporter: But it's not just uva. The school is 1 of nearly 100 schools under federal investigation or compliance review for their handling of sexual misconduct. Wendy Murphy has field suits against nine schools. I have seen uva behave badly for a long time. And this is the first time they've faced such significant public scandal. It's long overdue. Reporter: But this morning, some say uva's reaction is too little, too late. Liz secure, a uva grad was raped in the same frat house. For 30 years, to have no progress made is inexplicable and heart breaking. Reporter: The university says it's asked police to open an investigation into Jackie's claims. According to "Rolling stone" in the last academic year, 38 students reported sexual assaults to university officials. Of those, only four resulted in sexual misconduct board meetings. One person tweeted, the move is dramatic but meaningless, saying the suspension takes place over winter break when they're not really affected. Good morning, everyone. We begin with the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old
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