It was like Ad Astra, but instead of embarking on a journey through space to find my long-lost dad, I went to the basement of John Jay Hall and came face-to-face with myself.
Bwogger Daniel Ortega-Venni has a message of support and personal suffering for all those students with tight breaks between classes.
We’re back with Science Fair, Bwog’s weekly curated list of interesting STEM-related talks, symposiums, and events happening on campus. For science and non-science majors alike, our list will bring you events that will satisfy your
New Bwogger and first-year student Joanna Yu attended the keynote event, From Refugee Children to Climate Change: Global Challenges in an Age of Nationalism, hosted by the DART Center for Journalism and Trauma of Columbia
This week at SGA, a team of Roosevelt rockstars pitched a committee of students, faculty, and alumni tasked with calling out Barnard’s foul investments & persuading them to reconsider.
In a meeting this evening, SGA voted unanimously in favor of releasing a statement supporting graduate student unionization, making SGA the first student government body on campus to do so. In August 2016, the National Labor Relations Board ruled to allow graduate students at US universities to unionize, in a case that involved the Graduate Workers of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]