Alison Herman gives an in-depth look at the changing tides of sexual assault policy on college campuses across the country, including Columbia's own.
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Evelyn Jagoda, CC ’14, will pursue a masters in Biological Anthropological Sciences at Cambridge, focusing on the genetic links between modern humans and Denisovans, a recently discovered hominid.
The Rape Crisis/Anti-Violence Support Center, located on Barnard’s campus, is designed to provide support to survivors of sexual violence on campus—but some students say that the center isn’t accessible enough for Columbia students.
University President Lee Bollinger announced Wednesday morning that Columbia will release anonymous, aggregate data about the way it adjudicates sexual assault and gender-based misconduct, following months of student activism to make the University’s policies more transparent.
Amid concerns over the University’s judicial process for sexual assault cases, the President’s Advisory Committee on Sexual Assault discussed the policy with students last week—but any changes will have to wait until next semester.
More than 400 students have signed an online petition calling for the University to release information about the number, nature, and judicial resolution of cases of sexual assault, rape, and gender-based misconduct on campus.
On Saturday morning, nearly 20 members of the Columbia University Democrats joined more than 2,000 other advocates at an immigration reform rally in Brooklyn.
Early Saturday morning, with cups of coffee and handmade pro-abortion rights posters in hand, members of the Columbia University Democrats made their way to Dr. Emily Woman’s Health Center in the South Bronx to escort women into the clinic and face off against anti-abortion protesters.
Mar 10, 11:09pm
Did you miss the Barnard Student Government Association representative council meeting on Monday night? Barnard beat chief Emma Goss brings you the four things you need to know: SGA focused on campus... Read More
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