During the rally students could be seen carrying a mattress around to make a point. Demonstrators said people need to wake up.
In the wake of the Ray Rice scandal and reports of on-campus rapes, demonstrators at Columbia University say more attention needs to be paid to the issue of sexual assaults on campus.
Emma Sulkowicz, a senior majoring in visual arts, says it is part of her thesis, an endurance performance art piece called “Carry That Weight.”
According to authorities, 25-year-old David Evanson entered the female victim’s apartment through a window.
Police renewed their request to the public Monday to help them find a man who allegedly raped a woman at gunpoint in the Bronx late last month.
Police say they’re looking for other possible victims after a high-level sex offender flashing a phony police badge assaulted and raped a woman in Brooklyn.
A suspect has been arrested and charged with attempting to rape a woman while brandishing a box cutter in the Bronx.
Jason Forgetta allegedly impersonated a police officer before raping and robbing a 26-year-old woman in Sunset Park on Wednesday.
The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying and locating a man wanted in connection with an attempted rape that took place in the Bronx.
The incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. Sunday on East Tremont Avenue and Meyers Street in Parkchester.
Jean Rodriguez, 23, of the Bronx is charged with rape, burglary, menacing, sexual abuse and criminal sexual act, police said.
Police are looking for a very tall man who they said forced his way into a Washington Heights apartment and raped a 20-year-old woman.
Friends and family members of a 64-year-old alleged rape victim expressed frustration Monday that the case against a male nurse accused in the crime has not moved forward.
A rally was held on Saturday, in support of five men who were wrongfully convicted in the 1989 Central Park jogger case.
A published report Thursday said the city has agreed to a $40 million settlement to the five men whose convictions were overturned in the rape and beating of a woman in Central Park in 1989.