Judge Dismissees Alleged Columbia University Rapist’s Lawsuit

Back in September 2014, Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz began carrying a twin mattress around with her everywhere she went. The performance art piece, which she called “Carry That Weight,” was a form of protest—Sulkowicz said she’s been raped on that mattress, but Columbia had refused to punish her alleged rapist, Paul Nungesser. Sulkowicz said she’d carry the mattress until Nungesser was expelled. Her art piece drew national media attention, even earning a compliment from famous performance artist Marina Abramovic​, and last May […]

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