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This weeks SGA meeting was rather eventful and it looks like change is actually on the horizon. Whilst the highlight of the evening was the unanimous secret ballot in support of the Grader Workers of Columbia Union, bwogger Dassi Karp also covered the drama of an unplanned visitor, environmental issues and more!  Barnard’s Student Government Association is really stepping […]

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Helen Cane tells us the importance of activism and orgasms. Happy Friday :-)  Name, School, Major, Hometown: Helen Cane, Barnard College, Economics, Palo Alto, California Claim to fame: Co-founder of Divest Barnard from fossil fuels campaign. Barnard Writing Fellow. Well Woman Peer Educator. You may have seen me doing homework or compiling Disorientation Guides in 1020 because […]

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This afternoon, Barnard students received their final email from Debora Spar. After nine years of serving as the college’s president, she will continue her career as the CEO and president of the Lincoln Center. It won’t be until sometime next fall when Barnard sees another permanent president; until then COO Rob Goldberg will temporarily take her place. […]

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Columbia and Barnard students hit the streets in both NYC and Washington to protest Trump on Saturday, January 21. We sent senior staffer Sarah Dahl to our nation’s capital get the scoop on why students attended the Women’s March there, what they thought of it, and what their goals are looking forward. Though New York […]

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An email from Barnard SGA to the Barnard student body this morning announced that the student-voted referendum they released earlier in the semester has passed. Their email provides the voter breakdown: SGA recently conducted a referendum on Fossil Fuel Divestment. 23.82% of the student body participated, and of that number, 95.92% voted in favor of divestment. […]

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Demands for Barnard’s divestment from fossil fuels have been increasing, as evidenced by impassioned protests and SGA’s recent referendum on the topic. In October, the Barnard Board of Trustees announced they would consider divestment and other possible sources of income—now, in an email to the Barnard student body, President Spar has announced the launch of the Presidential […]

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If you were anywhere in the vicinity of Low Steps yesterday around 5pm, you probably could probably hear Columbia Divest for Climate Justice’s (CDCJ’s) protest. The protesters spent almost a full hour continuously shouting songs and chants, describing why it is Columbia’s social responsibility to divest from the fossil fuel industry. Nearby, CDCJ representatives handed […]

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