YPSILANTI, Mich. – Eleven woman have filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Eastern Michigan University, claiming that the university ignored reports of sexual assault.
AdRelated: More victims come forward in Eastern Michigan University sexual assault investigationThe 166-page lawsuit claims that multiple entities within the school covered up a series of rapes that happened, specifically involving the fraternities Delta Tau Delta and Aplha Sigma Phi.
A number of these sexual assault cases occurred during “traditional styled rituals” happened within the frat houses, the lawsuit states.
“There is no place for sexual violence in our campus community and we will always take swift action to stop it.
However, Flood said the lawsuit is aiming to change the fabric of EMU’s culture against these types of crimes.