Columbia Confessions is a popular Facebook page where Columbia students anonymously submit confessions to be published. It was founded in August 2019 and has over 4000 followers as of September 2020. It is known for posting relatively raw, unfiltered content. Confessions has driven several campus news cycles, such as a controversy over a frat party's "camp" theme , and is frequently cited in Spec op-eds. Confessions posted on the page have led to exposure of the misconduct of student organizations such as fraternities.
Marching Band Scandal
One of the most consequential series of posts made on Columbia Confessions revolved around the Columbia University Marching Band. In September 2020, several confessions about CUMB and its' members histories of theft, pet murder, vandalism, anti-Semitism, racism and general assholery were posted and went viral.     In response to these accusations, members of CUMB held an internal meeting to decide how to respond; in that meeting, they voted to dissolve the band.