Brown University Shuts Down Date Rape Investigation After Botched Lab Results

Brown University in February dropped an investigation into whether a male student slipped date rape drugs into a woman’s drink at a fraternity party, and found another male student not responsible for sexually assaulting one of the two women who drank from it, documents obtained this week by The Huffington Post show.

The university blamed the labs it hired to test for the drugs for providing faulty toxicology reports, and earlier this week announced it would lower the sanctions against Phi Kappa Psi, the fraternity where the drugging allegedly took place.

Brown University is already under federal investigation by the U.S. Department of Education into how it handles sexual violence on campus. Both men and women have come forward to accuse the school in Providence, Rhode Island, of failing to adequately punish offenders. And now, the messy handling of the drugging investigation has left alleged victims angry they were denied a hearing, while the fraternity is accusing the school of unjustly punishing it.

Two women, who asked to remain anonymous, say their drink was spiked with a date rape drug at a Phi Psi fraternity party on Oct. 17, 2014. A female senior had asked a male —> Read More Here

‘Big Bang Theory’ Remembers Leonard Nimoy With Touching Tribute

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Chuck Lorre and the cast and crew of “The Big Bang Theory” paid touching tribute to Leonard Nimoy at the end of Thursday’s episode. The show closed with a photo of the late “Star Trek” star accompanied by the caption: “The impact you had on our show and on our lives is everlasting.”

Nimoy never appeared on “The Big Bang Theory,” but he did provide his signature voice to an episode, bringing life to a Mr. Spock action figure owned by Sheldon (played by Jim Parsons).

Nimoy died on Friday at the age of 83. —> Read More Here

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