Bias Incident Log

 2012-2013 Academic Year

 

Location

Characteristic Targeted

Incident Description

 

 

Fall 2012

 

 

 

 

9/14/12

Pugh Center, 1st Floor Common Space

Homophobic

Discrimination by a student organization

 

9/24/12

Bulletin Board, Bixler

Homophobic

Slur written on a sign-up sheet

 

10/22/12

Door on Foss, white board

Racial

Slur written on a white board

11/1/12

Off-campus

Racial

Student dressed in black-face for Halloween

 

11/2/12

East Quad Lounge

Ethnic

Swastika carved into a pumpkin

*report cancelled. Not a swastika.

 

11/16/12

Roundabout outside of Heights

Homophobic

Homophobic slur shouted by a group of students at a student walking past

 

Jan Plan 2013

 

 

 

01/17/13

Bridge Club Room, Pugh Center

 

Racial

The Bridge clubroom pride flag was defaced with a racial slur

Spring 2013

 

 

 

 

02/17/13

Miller Library Quad on the Pulver side

Johnson

Lovejoy side

 

Homophobic

Homophobic slur shouted by a two male individuals at a student walking past

03/10/13

Foss Dorm, Third Floor

 

Gender

Slur written on a white board

 

03/11/13

On-line

Homophobic

Homophobic slur written as a response to an SGA survey question

 

Fall 2013

 

 

 

 

9/25/13

Miller Library

Steps

Religion

Visitor to campus was heard shouting messages of religious

intolerance from the library steps.

10/30/13

Pulver –Spa

National Origin/Ethnicity

A group of students having a conversation in their native language reported that a person confronted the group and chastised them for not speaking English in a public place and in an ‘English speaking’ country.

11/19/13

Heights Foyer

Sexual Orientation

Student repeatedly yelled at and called a ‘fag’ by another student.

anonymous report

11/19/13

Dana 3rd floor: posts on Colby Confessions Facebook

Religion

Dana third floor bulletin board was defaced with the message “I hate the papists, they worship a man in a pointy hat.” Similar anonymous posts were made on the Facebook Confessions page.

 

2013-2014 Academic Year

Bias Incident Prevention and Response Team

Campus Climate Log

 

Location

Characteristic Targeted

Incident Description

 

Jan Plan and Spring 2014

 

 

 

1/20/14

Alfond Fitness Center- weight room

Sexual orientation

A group of three students harassed another student during his workout. One of the three students called him a fag and pulled off his headphones.

2/24/14

 

Colby Facebook Confessions

 

Race An anonymous post on the Colby confessions Facebook page made a claim that a Colby student organization is racist based on its name and mission.

 

 
 

Spring 2014

 

 

 


5/9/14
Dana Residence Hall
Race/Ethnicity Student reported that another student living in Dana has been making offensive slurs.

 

5/10/14
Off-campus, 3-mile loop
Sexual Orientation
Student reported that occupants of a car yelled 'faggot' as the car passed.

 

 

 

2014-2015 Academic Year

Bias Incident Prevention and Response Team

Fall 2014

 

 

 

11/10/14

Heights Residence Hall

Sexual Orientation

A student reported multiple incidents of homophobia, harassment, intimidation, and threats of violence. These reported incidents were directed at students visiting and living in the Heights residence hall.