Posts tagged "columbia"

Columbia Students Aren’t Too Pleased With New “Consent Is Bae” Campaign

Students at Columbia are upset because of a new awareness campaign around the issue of consent started by the school’s Sexual Violence Response(SVR) organization. As reported by Jezebel, a tipster sent in a photo of the posters, which read “Consent Is Bae.” The anonymous tipster is unhappy with this campaign, claiming that it “trivializes consent…

Megan Reynolds / August 26, 2015

Emma Sulkowicz’s “Ceci N’est Pas Un Viol”: An Explainer

Here’s everything you need to know to understand Sulkowicz’s new artwork.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 5, 2015

Going To An Ivy League Will Teach You Nothing About How To Buy Drugs, Apparently

I have no idea what the fuck schools are teaching kids these days, but if you ever needed proof that book smarts aren’t everything, look no further than hallowed Ivy League institution, Columbia University. Not only are students on campus freaking out because one of their preferred student drug dealers got arrested, but they all…

Beejoli Shah / April 9, 2015

Very Disturbing Frat Activities At Columbia, Including Something Called “Poonspeeding”

If you don’t want to know about “poonspeeding,” I respect that. But you already know about butt chugging, so what the hell? You might as well know what the fine, young gentleman of Columbia University are getting up to. Without being judgmental of those who have found great value in frat life (my brother wa…

Ami Angelowicz / March 5, 2013

Columbia Professor, Emlyn Hughes, Starts Off The Semester With A Strip Tease And Other Insanity

Science has proven that memory is tied to emotion. The more intensity of emotion, the stronger the memory. But I’m not here to teach you about the limbic system. I’m here to discuss how quantum mechanics professor Emlyn Hughes kicked off his “Frontiers of Science” course. Hughes got the semester going with a strip tease…

Ami Angelowicz / February 20, 2013

Could You Find True Love With A Columbia Student? DateMySchool Thinks So

Of all the arbitrary ways online dating sites seek to play matchmaker — pairing together Jews, bookworms, music fans, French bikers, or female inmates — the premise of DateMySchool.com is no better or worse. DateMySchool claims to “facilitate meeting of students from different departments within the same school and between different universities” by only allowing…

Jessica Wakeman / November 10, 2010