Feminists Say University Ignored Yik Yak Threats

May 7, 2015

Feminists United, a student group at the University of Mary Washington, will today announce that it is filing a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education charging the institution didn't do enough about threats against group members on Yik Yak, a social messaging service, The Washington Post reported. One of the group's members was killed last month, although there is no clear link between her murder and the Yik Yak posts. University officials said that they act on all threats and are committed to student safety.

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