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Columbia Students Reveal University Missteps In Sexual Assault Investigations | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.08.2015 | College

A HuffPost examination of Zachary's case, as well as those by two others students -- based on hundreds of pages of Columbia's investigative reports and emails exchanged between university officials and students -- shows that Emma Sulkowicz's case is not an isolated incident. These documents show that both before and after the investigation of Sulkowicz's alleged sexual assault, Columbia has taken missteps in handling other cases, failing to adhere to federal guidance and standards. Title IX, the federal law that mandates gender equality in education, advises sexual assault cases be fully resolved within 60 days of the initial reporting. Columbia's policy goes further, stating that investigations will take no longer than 30 days and that once the investigation is over, a hearing will wrap up a case two weeks later. According to university documents, Zachary's case took seven months. In another case from 2014, a transgender Columbia sophomore said xe* waited over six months for the investigation to be resolved. And, Sarah, a rising senior, filed two sexual assault cases in 2013. One took four months to resolve; the other took six.

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Columbia University Didn't Punish Anyone For Rape Last Year | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.25.2014 | College

NEW YORK -- Ten Columbia University undergraduate students were accused of sexual assault in the 2013-14 academic year. None were punished. Data re...

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Columbia University Rape Victim Says She Was Forced Out Of School Twice | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.18.2014 | College

NEW YORK -- During first-year orientation at Columbia University in January 2009, Rosie attended a school event designed to help her meet other new s...

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Columbia Unveils New Sex Assault Policy After Shutting Out Survivors From Input | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.19.2014 | College

NEW YORK -- Columbia University unveiled a new sexual assault policy Friday, following months of criticism from rape survivors and student activists o...

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Columbia Takes A Step Forward With Contraception, Rape Crisis Center Changes | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.03.2014 | College

In response to a push by student activists, Columbia University is making several changes to the way it handles cases of sexual assault on campus -- b...

Ivy League Administrators Physically Block Anti-Sexual Assault Protest

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.08.2014 | College

A student group at Columbia University, a school currently under fire for alleged mishandling of rape reports, claims administrators physically blocke...

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Ivy League University Refuses To Say How Many Students Were Punished For Sexual Assaults | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.26.2013 | College

NEW YORK -- Columbia University is not disclosing the number of students found responsible for sexual misconduct and sexual assault, and how they were...