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CU Black History Month Will Host Tamika Mallory Tonight

To kick off a month of remembrance and reflection, Tamika Mallory, civil rights leader and co-chair for the Women’s March on Washington, will speak tonight for Black History Month’s opening ceremony. Mallory has worked with the Obama administration on a number of different issues, as well as in NYC on the Crisis Management System. The event is […]

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Kerry James Marshall’s “Mastry” & The Core

Recently, the Met Breuer Museum held an exhibit of art by Kerry James Marshall. Bwog sent Bwogger Leo Bevilacqua to review the exhibit. The Met Breuer’s recent retrospective of Kerry James Marshall’s work titled “Mastry” had a fascinating response to masterpieces of western literature, art, and philosophy. Marshall, having been raised in segregation, had a different […]

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SGA Learns About Title IX Investigation

Here with her weekly report, Barnard Bearoness Maddie Stearn tells us about what went down at last night’s SGA meeting. A large portion of the meeting was devoted to Barnard’s position in the impending Title IX investigation, while the last bit of the agenda was reserved for going over dates of exciting events that are happening around campus soon. […]

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In Case You Were Wondering…

US flags are being flown at half staff today to honor the funeral of Dorothy Height, a leader in civil rights and president of the National Council of Negro Women. Height was admitted to Barnard in 1929, but was turned away upon arrival because the school would only admit two black students per year, so […]

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One Love

The College Democrats are on Low Steps now for the first event of their Students Advancing Marriage Equality (SAME) campaign. Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell, State Assemblyman for District 69 (aka Rosie O’Donnell’s brother), will be speaking at the event at noon!

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The Velvet Smackdown

Yeah, we know it’s a little late, but there’s still time to mark the occasion: today was Martin Luther King Day, the actual reason you don’t have to start classes until tomorrow. For Prezbo, the day was perhaps a little more bittersweet. In a statement issued on Friday, he acknowledged the failure of quite a […]

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