College Student Will Carry A Mattress To Class Every Day Until Her Alleged Rapist Leaves Campus
Columbia senior Emma Sulkowicz has vowed to carry a mattress around campus until the man who allegedly raped her leaves the school.
“The idea of me carrying a mattress sort of stuck in my head. I guess I decided to unpack why I was so fascinated with that idea. I was raped in my own dorm bed, so I think the idea of carrying the mattress represented, in my mind, carrying the weight of the memories that I have of that night and carrying the weight of how the school dismissed not only me but the other two women who reported against him, and the way the police harassed me when I reported my case.”
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