You’re in lecture, you look around…to your right, Johnson Jayson is trying to fit four back to back classes in one day; to your left, Barney Ard is trying to take 21 credits at once.
This Thursday, the Columbia Debate Society hosted a public debate with the Rikers Debate Project – a program teaching competitive debate skills to students held in Rikers Island jail – in Lerner 555. CDS members
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Bwog’s Saturday Daily Editor, Lauren Kahme, attends a roundtable discussion on the rapid climate change occurring on the Tibetan Plateau, a massive region of land in Central and East Asia categorized by its high elevation.
Earlier today, members of the Barnard community were notified that Dean Avis Hinkson, BC ’84, will be stepping down from her post later this summer. Starting on August 1, she will be the new Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Pomona College, where she has previously held positions. In Hinkson’s place, Executive […]
Barnard’s Dean of the College Avis Hinkson sent an email to all Barnard students yesterday updating them on the College’s plans to to avoid a housing crisis similar to the one Barnard finds itself in right now, and in anticipation of an inevitable re-shuffling of room assignments this spring. AHinks writes: Now that the semester is well […]
Update, 6:16 pm: Dean Hinkson just sent us this statement: The policy was changed last February (2012) due to more and more returning students requesting housing, and overall, more students opting to stay on campus instead of seeking off-campus housing. Even so, we are making every effort to accommodate as many students as we can […]
Late last week, we learned that Barnard students returning from leave or transferring in will probably have to live off-campus, which could mean the loss of some financial aid and on-campus housing the year after. We reached out to Dean Hinkson to hear the Barnard administration’s side of the story. Upside: Barnard students might not be […]
Despite what you may have heard about Dean Hinkson’s preliminary plans, Bwog received word from Barnard’s McIntosh Activites Council that the date of Midnight Breakfast will not change, after all. As usual, the it will be held the night before finals, Thursday May 3rd. What McAC had to say: McAC is happy to announce that […]
Barnard Dean Avis Hinkson has released the following email to Barnard students commenting on last week’s Occupy CU congregation at Barnard. She writes that, “Barnard Public Safety did not lock down the campus or attempt to prevent the assembly from taking place.” This contradicts claims made by Occupy CU that a “lockdown” took place at Barnard Hall. […]
Tuition drama? Talk of co-sponsorships? Debt? Peter Sterne held his own at Monday night’s action-packed SGA meeting; here’s the rundown. A-Hinks stopped by to answer questions about Barnard’s new full-time enrollment policy. She stressed that Barnard has always expected students to enroll as full-time students for all eight semesters, though they have granted exceptions in […]
Some Barnard students are reacting with frustration and confusion to an email sent out by Dean Hinkson this morning. The message briefly outlines Barnard’s new tuition policy, which mandates that all students pay full-time fees, beginning fall next year. Traditionally, BC students taking less than 12 credits were able to pay tuition on a per-credit […]
An EcoRep stopped by and discussed initiatives to make Barnard more eco-friendly. She announced that the Barnard compost machine is only open through Thanksgiving, so everyone should get in all their composting before the machine goes into hibernation… or whatever it does when it gets too cold to smoosh garbage. President Jessica Blank gave an […]
Hear ye, hear ye! Bwog declares new Barnard Dean Avis Hinkson shall henceforth be called A-Hinks. But you, lovely readers, had some stellar suggestions. So we want you to vote on a “not safe for work” unofficial nickname in the comments. The finalists are: Jar Jar Hinks Hinkberry Da Vinki The Incredible Hink
President Debora Spar of Barnard College just announced that the College’s next dean will be Avis Hinkson, ’84. She will be taking up her duties starting February 14, 2011. In an email sent to students today, Spar called Hinkson, who has served for the past six years as UC Berkeley’s Director of the Office of […]