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Barnard First-Year Election Results Are In!

Congratulations to the new leaders of the Barnard Class of 2019! We’d like to applaud those who exercised their right to vote, as well as all candidates who ran, some of whom employed pretty creative campaign strategies, (We’re a little disappointed that the girl who gave out roses and cupcakes didn’t win but we also […]

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SGA Learns About Housing, The Senate, And Rules Of Conduct

Another week, another SGA meeting. This time, they welcomed in several people, one of whom asked them to sign a petition. For what, you ask? Diana Center Daredevil Joseph Milholland brings you the minutes from last night.  At Monday night’s Barnard Student Government Association general body meeting, the council interacted with an admin, their student […]

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Barnard’s Next Student Government

The results from the SGA elections are now in. While some candidates ran unopposed, other races were quite contentious. In particular, the race of SGA president became a forum on the role of Greek life at Barnard—candidate Aliza Hassine had supported SGA’s recognition of sororities two years ago, while her opponent Maddy Popkin co-wrote an […]

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Candidates Announced For Barnard Elections

The SGA Elections Commission announced the candidates for the Barnard Spring 2013 elections season. The Candidates’ Forum (Speeches and Q&A) is this Sunday, April 7th, 7 pm – 9 pm, in the Diana Event Oval. The click for the Candidates’ platforms and look at the full list of candidates after the jump!

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SGA: Constitutional Considerations, Different Ways of Knowing

Katheryn Thayer keeps you informed: At an hour overtime, tonight’s meeting was a nail-biter, folks. Most of that time was filled with debate over constitutional amendments. The president got downright snarly when representatives discussed having exclusively two-thirds majority votes, taking away her power to decide when 50+1 votes require a stronger consensus. The discussion was so heated that […]

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SGA: Student Health Updates, Allergy-Ridden Rejoice

Zoe Camp reports: Brenda Slade and Susan Quinby, of Student Health Services and Disability Services, respectively, paid SGA a visit. They brainstormed ideas for future projects like Well Women events (with massage chairs!) and a mentoring program pairing incoming students with Juniors and Seniors. They announced that Disability Services, in conjunction with Dining Services, plans […]

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SGA: Participation Edition

Next year, a program called the “Forum” will be held in the Diana, according to a guest from Student Life. The program will emphasize public speaking and take the form of a Roman forum. The guest hopes that the event will become part of Barnard tradition. SGA is looking into the possibility of Barnard’s participation […]

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SGA Town Hall on Diversity

Last night, the Barnard Student Government Association’s first Town Hall of the semester asked some pretty lofty questions—what does diversity mean? What can diversity mean? What should diversity mean? Bwog’s very own Katheryn Thayer reports back with some answers. Minori Takahashi, the Representative on Diversity, welcomed the program’s participants with a short speech urging us all to embrace our […]

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SGA Roundup: Sign Up For Things!

Remember when these took up so much space? SGA Bureau Chief Zoe Camp reports: Guests were the order of the evening. Claire Fram from Barnard Ecoreps, introduced the brand spankin’ new EcoActs section on their website for students to sign up for projects like the Barnard Clothing-Swap Coordinator, Earth week, etc. Bronwyn Moreno from Relay […]

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CCSC/SGA/ESC: Headlines Edition

Missing: CCSC – The meeting was canceled this Sunday. Diseased: ESC – Many members absent due to illness, minimal proceedings. Better Things To Do: SGA – Ranks also severely depleted. It’s rush season.

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SGA: Housing Revelations

Katheryn Thayer reports on last night’s SGA meeting. Coming up: Barnard Basketball Night! Saturday, February 5, 7pm at Levien Gym. Support the basketball team and breast cancer awareness! With special appearance from Bacchantae, singing the national anthem. EcoReps will hold their first potluck of the semester February 2 at 7 in the Diana dining room. The […]

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SGA: Bacchanal, Books, and Blood Drive

Zoe Camp reports from this week’s SGA meeting Representatives from Bacchanal mentioned that this year’s concert will likely use all of the allotted funds provided by both BC and CC. The headliner for Bacchanal has been picked at the desired price, but there’s no word on who it is. The details haven’t been finalized, but there […]

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SGA: Rhetorical Questions Edition

SGA met Monday. Bwog’s Katheryn Thayer was there. XMAS! 5 A Corporate Carol, the annual theater production, asked the council for $1000 so their show would be free for all. The council didn’t grant them the full $1000, but voted to award the group $500. Students Organization Committee advocated the revival of a long-dormant club […]

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Breaking: SGA Recognizes Greek Life

This just in! SGA has voted to recognize sororities at Barnard by a vote of 14-5. Zoe Camp reports. Some words from the SGA meeting happening now: SGA was asked why the student poll existed in the first place, to which SGA members replied, “the student body really stood up and there was a large […]

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SGA: A-Hinks Comin’ Atchya

Zoë Camp tells all! Of course, the night’s main point of interest was the revelation of the Greek Life poll results. But last night’s SGA meeting had other notable moments. Big Bossy Lady DSpar stopped by the meeting for about an hour to address a number of questions and to give attendees an update on […]

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