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Non-Consensual Filming Reported In Broadway Hall Women’s Bathroom

In an email sent at 9:45 pm tonight, Columbia College and SEAS students were alerted of an incident of non-consensual filming of a person in a Broadway Hall women’s bathroom. No suspect has been identified at this time, and Public Safety has opened an investigation.

Read the email below:

“Dear Columbia College and Columbia Engineering undergraduates,

We received a report of a non-consensual filming of a person in a women’s bathroom of the Broadway Residence Hall. Public safety was notified and has opened an investigation.

No suspect has been identified. If you have information directly related to this incident, please contact Public Safety, your resident adviser or Student Conduct and Community Standards as soon as possible.

The University takes reports of gender-based misconduct very seriously and will be reviewing and addressing this matter in accordance with University policies and procedures. We encourage you to be cautious and alert in your surroundings, and to report any concerns to Public Safety.

We understand that an incident such as this can be upsetting. If you wish to speak with someone, Residential Life staff in your building, Counseling and Psychological ServicesNightline and others are here for you.


Tara Hanna
Executive Director of Residential Life and
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Student Life
Columbia College | Columbia Engineering

Jim Fey
Director, Morningside Operations
Columbia University Public Safety”

When asked for comment, Columbia College Communications replied that they have nothing to add beyond what’s in the email. Bwog will update this post with any news. Contact if you have more information.

Broadway Hall via Bwog Archives

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