On Saturday night, Bwog received screenshots of messages from the GroupMe of Columbia’s chapter of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI).
News Editor Lauren Kahme interviews the Co-Founder of The Testing Project, a grassroots movement advocating for essential workers’ protection during the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to a Huffington Post article from November 6, a week after No Red Tape and several other student organizations protested in support of Emma Sulkowicz’s Carry that Weight project, No Red Tape was fined $1,500 for the cleanup of that protest. The cleanup involved Columbia Facilities or Public Safety employees disposing of the mattresses that […]
Earlier today, hundreds of people took to Low Steps with mattresses and banners in support of survivors of sexual assault and in protest of the Columbia administration’s mishandling of the issue. The Day of Action and rally were part of the Carry That Weight campaign, a national movement started by activists at Columbia to support survivors […]
Columbia University has just released updated information pertaining to sexual assault cases on campus. The report details recent developments regarding the new Gender-Based Misconduct Policy, as well as campus resources and prevention education for students, staff, and faculty. An email from Provost John Coatsworth this evening provided more detail into the report and a link to […]
“Rape shouldn’t be part of the college experience.” “Red tape won’t cover up rape.” Earlier this week, No Red Tape delivered this letter to President Bollinger, proposing further reforms to Columbia University’s most recent sexual assault policy. Today, they’re holding a “Stand With Survivors” demonstration until 3, where student and alumni survivors are sharing their […]
Various student activist groups have created a “Disorientation Guide” for Columbia University to inform new students about activist and left-wing issues surrounding the university. The guide, which can be viewed here, was made by “student activists committed to supporting a culture of dissent and politicization on Columbia’s campus” with contributions from members of groups such […]
No Red Tape is asking graduates to attach a piece of red tape to their graduation caps in solidarity with the ongoing struggle to improve the policies and culture around sexual assault at Columbia. Read on for their letter to graduates, and information about how to get the red tape (bolding by Bwog): To the […]
The King’s Crown Leadership Excellence Awards are coveted by some, as they are given to “students which have offered outstanding leadership to their community/ies with exemplary commitment and energy.” The awards ceremony began tonight at 6:30 in Roone, and some of the students being recognized are wearing red tape on their wrists in solidarity with recent […]
Robert Hornsby, Associate VP of Media Relations of Columbia, sent out the following university statement regarding No Red Tape at Days on Campus this past weekend. He notes Columbia’s commitment to “protecting the rights of all in our community to express their views,” but that, more practically, No Red Tape was blocking an entryway and not […]
Last weekend was Days on Campus, and the campus movement No Red Tape took advantage of the heightened publicity to hand out fliers to pre-frosh. Chief Staff Writer Julia Goodman brings you her opinion on the pseudo-protest and student body reaction to it. This weekend, during the first Days on Campus, protestors from No Red […]
No Red Tape Columbia, a group which fights for better sexual assault policies and practices, is protesting outside the Days on Campus activity fair in Lerner. Witnesses say that No Red Tape are being asked to leave, but several activists are still outside Lerner with red tape over their mouths, handing out letters to prospies. […]
Only a few Columbians were lucky enough to snag tickets to the Women in the World Summit this weekend, but all of Columbia got called out by former President Jimmy Carter during Friday’s event. The former president discussed many women’s issues, among them the rampant problem of sexual assault, particularly on college campuses. He denounced universities […]
“We demand that you fulfill the commitment you made in your public statement one month ago today. We demand to be heard.” Look around campus and you’ll see the red tape marking the spots, including PrezBo’s door. The group, No Red Tape, is calling for a series of town halls, for decision-makers to be present at […]