Columbia Students Bring Out Mattresses To Support Senior Emma Sulkowicz’s Rape Survivor Project

Entry Text Columbia University students staged a demonstration Friday, dragging several mattresses in front of the Ivy League school’s iconic Alma Mater statue to protest the university’s handling of sexual violence on campus.The student demonstration was in support of Emma Sulkowicz, a Columbia senior who says she plans to carry a mattress, like the one […]

Students Band Together To Help Rape Victim Carrying Her Mattress Until Rapist Is Expelled

Emma Sulkowicz thought she would be carrying her mattress alone. As her senior performance art project, the Columbia University student chose to carry around the twin mattress on which she was raped until her rapist was expelled. Word of the project, called “Carry That Weight,” spread across the Internet and other media. Women across campus responded […]