Elevator opens, we put on our red tape and literally as we turn the corner, three or four guards and administrators immediately declare ‘This is a private event,’ while two other guys promptly run to shut all the entrances,” Columbia senior Carmen Velasquez told Youngist. “It was also interesting how much they were speaking for the prospective students. They said, ‘You can’t hand these out’ as if it was gonna freak them out,” she added. “They were completely dictating what students are allowed to say to prospective students.