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(CNN) – Groups are blasting Rolling Stone for not asking more questions before it published a gripping article about a campus rape at the University of Virginia.
The magazine detailed a freshman named Jackie who was allegedly gang raped at a frat party. Several reporters unearthed discrepancies in the story, and the magazine has since issued two apologies. The first said it misplaced its trust in Jackie. Then the magazine updated its statement saying "these mistakes are on Rolling Stone, not on Jackie."
The fraternity named in the article, Phi Kappa Psi, denies any wrong doing.
Despite questions raised in the Rolling Stone article, sexual assaults are still a major issue on college campuses nationwide. Students at UVA are working to educate their classmates, and change a dangerous culture.
Suspended Greek organizations must make a commitment to safety before they can be reinstated next semester.
Asked if he believed Jackie's story when he first read it in Rolling Stone, UVA student council president Jalen Ross said: "I don't have any reason not to."
"I believe something horrible happened to Jackie. I don't know the what, the who, the when. But I believe it happened and it's that kind of story that I'm committed to keep it from happening to anybody else at this school," he said.
For more of our interview with UVA student council president Jalen Ross, check out the video above.
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