Tag Archives: campus sexual assault

It’s on us to go beyond ‘It’s On Us’

Tweet “Identify situations in which sexual assault may occur. If you see something, intervene in any way you can. If something looks like a bad situation, it probably is. Get someone to help if you see something. Get in the way by creating a distraction.” The White House’s flashy new bystander intervention campaign, It’s On [...]
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The Feministing Five: Emma Sulkowicz

TweetEmma Sulkowicz is my new favorite feminist artist, having displaced Frida and Queen Bey. This past week, Emma debuted her senior art thesis, “Mattress Performance: Carry That Weight,” in the midst of her first week of her senior year at Columbia University in New York. For those of you who need a refresher, Emma has [...]
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Students show solidarity by helping Columbia rape survivor carry her mattress

TweetCue a lump in your throat. Responding to the call to “carry the weight together,” fellow students helped Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia senior who is lugging her mattress everywhere while her rapist remains on campus, carry it from the courtyard to her class yesterday.  Tweet
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What if we all carried that weight?

Tweet This week Columbia senior Emma Sulkowicz began her senior art thesis, a protest and performance for which she will carry around the mattress on which she was raped last year until she no longer has to go to school with her assailant (see the video above). Sulkowicz has titled the piece “Mattress Performance: Carry that [...]
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Columbia University student will carry her mattress everywhere as long as her rapist remains on campus

Tweet Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz was raped in her dorm bed at the beginning of her junior year. Now, for her senior visual arts thesis, Sulkowicz is carrying her mattress with her everywhere she goes as long as she attends the same school as her rapist. As she explains in the video about her project [...]
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