Christie Thompson: Political momentum to address the problem has been building since the Pentagon released statistics last month showing that sexual assault increased by 35 percent between 2010 and 2012.
Christie Thompson is an intern at ProPublica. She studied journalism at Northwestern University, and has written for The Nation, The Chicago Reporter and TheAtlantic.com.
Dave Zirin: She is our Jordan. She is our Jim Brown. She is our Babe Ruth, calling his shots. She is no longer content to dodge bullets, but understands how to stop them. Serena is that rare athlete who has not only mastered her sport. She’s harnessed it.
Sharon Kyle: Seconds into the report Kaste sets a tone that would lead a reasonable person to believe that Bland was in some way to blame for the series of events leading to her arrest.
Joe Mathews: The agricultural superstar’s high crime and poor health are dark indicators of what the Golden State could become.