Remember that time your aunt/uncle/extended-family-member-who-doesn’t-really-care-about-you asked you how you were doing at “Bernard”? Trick question. The answer is “That has literally never not happened.” Well, the College itself has been a victim of the same ignorance, on a sign on some scaffolding on Milbank:
Barnard replied to the tweet:
Nope, still Barnard! The scaffolding company made a mistake and it’s being fixed.
Of course, in an alternate universe, Frederick Augustus Porter Bernard caused the founding of an elite women’s college. Its mascot is a fierce St. Bernard bitch and on Founders’ Day all of its students get together and drink brandy out of giant casks. It’s actually way better.