A year ago this week, the members of Duke University’s lacrosse team threw themselves a party. Lacking female company, they hired two striptease dancers to entertain them.
What transpired around the midnight hour at 610 N. Buchanan Blvd. would become the stuff of national scandal and speculation, a rallying point for critics of the campus’ libertine culture, and a public relations nightmare for the university.
As chance would have it, Indy photographer Derek Anderson lives next door to 610 N. Buchanan Blvd. Over the course of the year, as developments lurched one way and then another, he recorded the activities taking place next door. This is what he saw.