Students: Silicon Valley's Farm System Is Steeped in "Rape Culture"

Nitasha Tiku · 06/05/14 03:45PM

After Stanford University officials condemned sexist emails sent by Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel during his time at school, Stanford students who have long protested the university's weak policies on sexual violence are making a more aggressive push to reform "the Rape Culture here at Stanford," as one current student described it to Gawker. The initiative gained momentum this afternoon, with a campus rally led by rape survivor Leah Sharon Francis from the class of 2014.