Andrew Elliott


​PARTING SHOT: Making the right choice

The past eight semesters afforded me an incredible number of opportunities — to speak with people I never thought I would, write articles about topics that mattered, pursue stories and ideas that were interesting and that people wanted to read. But none of those are why I am so indebted to The Cavalier Daily. I am indebted to this organization because it gave me a home.

Rolling Stone review finds troubling compromises in Erdely article

Rolling Stone fully retracted its now-infamous article “A Rape on Campus” today following a report by the Columbia Journalism School which documented a host of journalistic failings behind the story which thrust the University into the national spotlight last fall.

Police find no evidence in Rolling Stone investigation, suspend inquiry

Following an investigation spanning several months and hundreds of police hours, Charlottesville police are suspending the investigation into the alleged sexual assault detailed in a November Rolling Stone article, finding no evidence to corroborate any of the article’s central claims pertaining to the assault.

Being Phi Psi: fraternity looks forward

For many students, the Rolling Stone saga began Wednesday, Nov. 19. The article, posted online that morning, prompted a series of protests and meetings, before being thrown under strict scrutiny after a host of discrepancies came to light in December.

Phi Kappa Psi reinstated after investigation finds no 'substantive basis' for Rolling Stone allegations

The University chapter of Phi Kappa Psi was officially reinstated by both the University and the national Phi Kappa Psi fraternity organization, the University announced in a press release Monday morning. “The reinstatement resulted after consultation with Charlottesville Police Department officials, who told the University that their investigation has not revealed any substantive basis to confirm that the allegations raised in the Rolling Stone article occurred at Phi Kappa Psi,” according to the release. The chapter voluntarily suspended its activities in November, after allegations in a Rolling Stone article that the fraternity was involved in a gang rape of a first-year student in September 2012.

University announces new Fraternal Organization Agreements, lifts social activity suspensions

University President Teresa Sullivan announced Tuesday the immediate reinstatement of all social activities for Greek organizations, a ban instituted Nov. 22. The agreement stipulates each fraternity and sorority organization must sign a Fraternal Organization Agreement addenda with new safety measures. Each of the four Greek organizations developed safety measures, which Sullivan has reviewed and approved. The updated agreements must be signed by chapter presidents or another designee by Jan. 16.

In retrospect: Jackie's friends re-examine Rolling Stone narrative

Now a month since the article's publication — the page boasting 179,000 Facebook likes and nearly 7,500 comments — questions about the article's central story have turned the ensuing discussion from one of horror to one of doubt and confusion, with an overwhelming desire to unearth new clues which might shed light on that nagging question: What really happened to Jackie that night?

Board holds special meeting to discuss sexual assault

The Board of Visitors convened in a special meeting Friday to discuss the University’s ongoing efforts to combat sexual assault. Rector George Martin set the meeting’s tone early, acknowledging the tumultuous semester the University community has experienced.