If anything, Columbia’s cancellation of Bacchanal is just another form of sweeping the issue of sexual assault under the rug.
— Daniel Brovman (@dbrovman) August 12, 2014
The administrative heroes over at Columbia decided that the best way to solve the university’s major sexual assault crisis and amend for their general mishandling of assault cases is to cancel a school-wide concert. Most publicly-reacting students have recognized this as yet another misguided move, and likely part of the school’s continuing War on Fun. The concert was supposed to be held this fall and artists were already secured; now the school has to pay the unnamed artists $55,000 for nothing.