Bias Incident Log

 2012-2013

 

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 in 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

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

 

 

 

 

September 25

Miller Library

Steps

Religion

Visitor to campus was heard shouting messages of religious

intolerance from the library steps.

October 30

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.

November 19

Heights foyer

Sexual Orientation

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

anonymous report

November

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.

 

2014 

Bias Incident Prevention and Response Team

Campus Climate Log

 

Location

Characteristic Targeted

Incident Description

 

Jan Plan and Spring 2014

 

 

 

Jan. 20, 2014

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.

February  24

 

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.