The scandal at the Air Force Academy that followed in the wake of "The War Within," then-Westword staffer Julie Jargon's 2003 feature about female cadets victimized by sexual assault, led to changes at the institution intended to demonstrate that supervisors take the problem seriously. But these alt ... More >>
In January 2003's "The War Within," Westword's Julie Jargon shared tales of female Air Force Academy attendees allegedly raped by fellow cadets amid a culture that didn't take such crimes seriously enough. And unfortunately, the war's not over. Similar charges against three more cadets have s ... More >>
Photo by John JohnstonJessica Brakey, who was at the center of Julie Jargon's award-winning Air Force Academy feature.It's the time of the decade when we look back at the events that stood out from the more typical sound and fury of life in general.
But a simple list of incidents doesn't rev ... More >>
Images from Channel 7's Peabody-winning series of reports.
The Peabody award is the TV-news equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize -- and Channel 7 is among the 2008 winners, along with CNN, Saturday Night Live and HBO's epic John Adams mini-series. The station was honored for "Failing the Children: Dead ... More >>
My twin daughters are subscribers to Seventeen magazine -- they're only fifteen, which goes to show how advanced they are -- and last night, Lora, the older of the pair (by fourteen minutes), curled up with the just-delivered March issue, which sports a cover photo of Gossip Girl star Leighton Mee ... More >>