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SGA Loves The Barnard Deans

Bwogger Peyton Ayers covered SGA’s second meeting! Read all about it! 

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Barnard Academic Award Recipients Announced

The Barnard Academic Award recipients were announced on Tuesday, April 24th. Over 175 students were awarded this year from a number of disciplines. The recipients are as follows: Abigail Feinberg: Faculty Recognition Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Psychology Abigail Kempf: B.G. Segal Intern Fund Aining Ma: CJC Grant Alana Taub: Foundations of Neuroscience Prize for […]

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Barnard Announces New President Sian Leah Beilock

After a seven-month search, Barnard has a new president. Sian Leah Beilock, a former professor of Psychology and Executive Vice Provost at University of Chicago who focused on women’s success in STEM fields and performance under pressure in sports, will serve as Barnard’s eighth President beginning this fall. Beilock has won numerous accolades, including the 2017 Troland […]

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Barnard Contingent Faculty Union Approves Strike

A majority vote has granted Barnard Contingent Faculty Union power to declare a strike. This news comes after a long contract negotiation process between the college and BCF-UAW, as the parties have struggled to settle details like fair wage and benefits. While Barnard would like for operations to continue as usual, a strike could mean cancelled exams for […]

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Barnard President Debora Spar To Step Down In March

Barnard President Depora Spar has just announced via email that she will be stepping down from her position on March 5, 2017 in order to become President and CEO of Lincoln Center. The email says that there will be an interim president announced shortly. The chair of Barnard’s Board of Trustees will also be putting […]

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Barnard Bears Celebrate New Dining Options

Dean Hinkson sent another email this evening (this has been a busy night) detailing the new dining options available to Barnard students. The email states that many of the changes were spurred by discussions of food insecurity on campus. Among these changes, Hewitt Dining Hall will now be open for brunch and dinner over Fall […]

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BREAKING: Barnard Changes P/D/F Policy

This evening, Dean Hinkson sent an email informing Barnard students of a change to the college’s Pass/D/Fail policy. The new policy states that students who choose to P/D/F a class can now uncover their grade up until the program filing deadline of the following semester. Previously, Barnard students were unable to uncover grades after they […]

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Why A Women’s College In 2016?

In another event regarding the identity of Barnard, a panel organized by Sulz and Hewitt RAs discusses the relevance of women’s colleges today. Staff writer Nikki Shaner-Bradford reports on what reasons, exactly, there are for Barnard to continue to exist—if there are any reasons at all. One facet of going to Barnard is the prevalent feeling that Barnard […]

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Barnard Celebrates 125th Anniversary With Founders Day

In celebrating Barnard’s 125 Anniversary with Founder’s Day, the college has just revealed a new sign at the corner of Broadway and 116th. Today only from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Barnard is opening its doors to the public to celebrate its history and legacy in women’s education. According to Barnard’s press release, the following free activities […]

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Overheard: The Ultimate Wave of Feminism

A tipster on Barnard’s Lehman Lawn overheard this epic accomplishment: I had sex with Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s great grandson last night! It literally doesn’t get more Barnard than that. Bwog agrees that that is as Barnard as it gets. Scientific reconstruction via Wikimedia

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Barnard is the Second Happiest School in the Nation (?)

According to the 2013 Unigo College rankings, Barnard College has the second happiest students of any school in America, behind only University of Wisconsin-Madison. The fact that this ranking is from the end of August may explain why the Barnard students they interviewed, Ellie and Brittany, didn’t just say “I’m sorry, I can’t talk, I […]

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Union Protest at the Gates

Columbia, Barnard, and Teacher’s College support staff are protesting today, right now, just north of the gates. UAW 2110’s contracts come up for review this year, and the University is asking for cuts, which the unions do not wish to grant. A mix of union workers and OccupyCU are walking around, drumming, and shouting things like, “What do […]

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