Columbia Student Will Carry Her Mattress Until Her Rapist Exits School

Columbia University senior Emma Sulkowicz (whom we have written about before) has taken her experience attending college with her rapist and turned it into her senior thesis project. "It's endurance performance art piece," Sulkowicz told the Columbia Daily Spectator about the endeavor, for which she will carry her… » 9/02/14 3:50pm 9/02/14 3:50pm

Columbia Graduates Wear Red Tape In Solidarity With Rape Survivors

Colleges and universities have a reputation for sweeping sexual assault under the rug because they want to avoid negative publicity. That tactic has been biting Columbia University in the ass over recent months, as their administration's responsibility dodge has led to a barrage of bad press. And now, a smattering of… » 5/21/14 6:30pm 5/21/14 6:30pm

'Rapist List' Mysteriously Appearing in Columbia University Bathrooms

Fed up with their school's inadequate response to sexual assault on campus, an anonymous group of Columbia University students have taken matters into their own hands. But they're not relying on the court system to force the University to address the problem; they're posting so-called "rapist lists" in women's… » 5/13/14 12:40pm 5/13/14 12:40pm

Columbia University No Longer Guarantees Abortion Coverage to All…

Until this year, Columbia University covered abortions through the Columbia Health Program fee, which all students are required to pay. But now, abortion is covered under the Columbia Student Medical Insurance Plan, meaning that a student in need of an abortion who is covered by her parents' or her own insurance… » 10/18/12 6:40pm 10/18/12 6:40pm