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Earlier this afternoon, Barnard students received an email from President Sian Beilock describing the progress made by the Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion and announcing the creation of a senior position devoted to diversity and inclusion, as well as an effort to make more diverse hires in general. Other substantial steps taken include the creation […]

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DSpar In The Wild

Like spotting a gazelle on the plains of Africa, one Bwogger recently ran into former Barnard President Deborah Spar. And now, the moment it happened in breathtaking detail.  At a recent engagement, I had the pleasure of running into DSpar, a figure as pivotal to Barnard’s history as the late magnolia tree. As she strutted […]

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Historical Context And Present Absence: Barnard Convocation 2017

Barnard’s Convocation of the 2017-2018 school year took place yesterday afternoon, in Riverside Church. Normally Bwog wouldn’t cover this annual ceremony, but this year, it was touted particularly highly as the first time President Sian Beilock would address the student body, so we sent new writer Ramisa Murshed, BC ‘21, to the event, along with […]

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Barnard Students Only Allowed To Access JJ’s Until 1am

Beginning this school year, Columbia changed its dining hours to provide students on meal plans with 24 hour access to campus dining halls. This created a wave of excitement to students across all four colleges, but Barnard’s complicated bureaucracy has brought limitations to students’ access. We began to hear about Barnard students who attempted to eat JJ’s […]

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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 Announces Phi Beta Kappa Inductees

Congratulations to Barnard’s 2017 Phi Beta Kappa Inductees!

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In Memory Of Maggie The Magnolia

The Barnard SGA Campus Life Committee and Barnard McAC are hosting a farewell event for the late Maggie the Magnolia today from 11am to 3pm outside of Liz’s Place. There will be pink candles, buttons, and a magnolia-themed photobooth. The event is also meant to honor Maggie’s long legacy at the school on International Women’s Day. […]

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A Final Note From DSpar

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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Barnard 2017 Commencement Speaker Announced

This morning, Dean Hinkson announced via email that Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) president Joanne Liu will be Barnard’s 2017 commencement speaker. In addition to being keynote speaker, Liu will also receive the Barnard medal of distinction. Other medal honorees include Johnnetta Cole, Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art; Zainab Salbi, […]

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CU, We Saw You At The Women’s March

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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When Our Ceilings Can’t Even Do It Anymore

Setting: 110 Protagonist: a girl with an unnervingly serene disposition Era: finals The warning signs were there.  She had seen yellow streaks on the wall and drips from the ceiling and thought mucus? acid? an externalized flu? And then she shrugged and went to bed. What appeared to be a Simpson murder was reported the next […]

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SGA: Barnard Makes It Rain

This week in SGA, the emphasis was on how they planned on spending away the endowment and, more importantly what Barnard is already spending your tuition on. Buckle your seat belts, because this past SGA meeting was a bumpy, ambiguous ride. At last night’s Barnard’s Student Government Association Rep Council meeting, VP of Finance, Evelyn McCorkle, presented the proposals […]

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Thievery At Diana And Other Topics Of This Week’s SGA Meeting

Disappearing Diana Furniture, Dodge gym becoming unsafe for women, an update on transgender rhetoric on campus, oh my! Gabbi Kloppers, SGA reporter, takes you inside another interesting SGA meeting. Here’s what you missed at SGA: A large part of the meeting was devoted to reflecting on the most recent Town Hall meeting, which was focused […]

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New Barnard Activities Fair Moved To Thursday

According to an email sent by Barnard Associate Dean for Student Life Alina Wong to clubs registered with the Governing Board at Barnard, the Activities Fair has been moved from this Wednesday to this Thursday, September 8th. It will be held from 12-4 p.m. in the Event Oval of the Diana Center. “Please note,” the […]

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Everything Barnard Career Development Is Doing Wrong

Career development has been pretty fishy lately… with weird jobs posted on Nacelink, and the office’s awkward location on Claremont, one of our Staff Writers was pushed past her limit with her most recent experiences, described below.  I visited the Barnard Office of Career Development for the first time last week, when it suddenly hit […]

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