Student Disciplined for Sexual Assault Will Sue Columbia University for 'Anti-Male Bias'

Last week, a federal appeals court resuscitated a lawsuit accusing Columbia University of gender discrimination against men, specifically in the university’s handling and application Title IX investigations. John Doe’s lawsuit, which was previously dismissed by a lower court, was filed under Title IX, and claims that…

Editor of Columbia Paper Resigns After Publishing 'Sensitive' Image of Sorority Sister Near Vodka

The editor of Bwog, one of Columbia University’s student-run newspapers, has resigned over a photo of a woman standing near alcohol bottles at the house of sorority Kappa Alpha Theta. Sorority houses aren’t usually allowed to have alcohol; the paper apologized for publishing the image “without considering the full…

Columbia Professor Sues University Over Three Years of Alleged Sexual Harassment By Colleague 

An assistant professor at Columbia University’s business school has filed a Title IX gender discrimination lawsuit against the university, alleging that she was sexually harassed by a male colleague. Columbia officials, she charges, “dismissed and belittled” her claims. The suit also says that the school “does not…

Judge Tosses Paul Nungesser's Title IX Discrimination Lawsuit Against Columbia 

Last spring, Paul Nungesser—best known as the alleged rapist of Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia alum who, for her senior thesis project, symbolically bore the weight of her assault by carrying her mattress across campus—filed a discrimination lawsuit against Columbia University. On March 11, that lawsuit was dismissed by…

Columbia Students Are Already Mocking School's New 'Consent Is Bae' Campaign

Last year, in the wake of accusations from students that the school wasn’t taking sexual assault seriously enough, Columbia University introduced a new “sexual respect requirement” to the curriculum and enhanced the university’s Sexual Violence Response office. Student activists are unhappy with a brand-new slogan,…