At 4 pm on Tuesday, students gathered at the Sundial for an emergency rally in support of displaced Palestinians in Rafah.
On Thursday, students gathered at the Sundial to redesign Columbia apparel and hold a rally in support of Palestine.
On Friday, February 2, protesters surrounded campus in support of Palestine and those affected by a previous protest’s alleged chemical attack. Heightened police presence and arrests increased tensions between participants and the NYPD. Editor’s note: Mentions of violence.
CU Apartheid Divest held an “Emergency Protest” titled “No Safety Without Divestment” at 2 pm on Wednesday. The protest comes five days after the alleged chemical spraying that required multiple students to be hospitalized.
Missed the last SGA meeting of the semester last night? No fear! Barnard Bureau Chief Dassi Karp was there. She reports back on college budget changes, meal plans, and what will almost certainly not be the last advancement in the CUAD divestment discussion. Also, zines. Last night’s Barnard Student Government Association meeting was the last […]
Last night’s Barnard Student Government Association Rep Council meeting was officially about the budget for the upcoming school year. While the gathered reps were treated to a vary detailed slideshow of budget requests, allocations, and projections, most of the action came earlier in the hour, when SGA Executive Board spoke about responses to the recently […]
Editor’s note (1): Updated on 4/23 at 2:03 pm to address factual errors in President Beilock’s letter, as well as to correct inaccuracies regarding SGA’s and the College’s actions. Editor’s note (2): Updated on 4/23 at 4:24 pm to add statements from Nas Abd Elal, a member of CUAD, and Aryeh. Editors’s note (3): Updated on […]
At 5 pm today, the results of Barnard’s Student Government Association’s 2018 elections were released in an email to Barnard students, as well as on MyBarnard. The election concluded with a record 49.9% voter turnout. These results also included the verdict of the referendum on whether or not SGA should write a letter to the Barnard […]
Voting on SGA elections begins today, and this year, Barnard students will be voting on whether or not they believe Barnard should divest from eight companies that are associated with or support Israel. These certain companies were singled out in Columbia University Apartheid Divest’s campaign for divestment due to their involvement in and profit from […]
Today marks the beginning of the three-day long Academic Freedom Week, an event held by groups such as Columbia University Apartheid Divest, Student-Worker Solidarity, Barnard Columbia Socialists, and more. The purpose of the events, according to them, is to “bring together a range of academics and activists who have been, because of their ideas and […]
Almost every week this semester, Barnard’s Student Government Association has welcomed student groups or members of the administration to talk about what they do and how SGA can help them better further their goals. This week, representatives of Student for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Jewish Voices for Peace (JVP) were the main presenters. The […]
Another Sunday night, another four hour meeting. If you couldn’t make it to CCSC last night (and who can blame you), here are the pertinent details from the slogfest, courtesy of Monday meme Nadra Rahman. Every spring we look forward to un-tarped lawns, eau de mulch in the air, and…constitutional review? This year, CCSC’s constitutional […]
Constitutional review: a dirty but necessary businesses. Get in the thick of it alongside Satow Room reporter Nadra Rahman and a few dedicated visitors from CUAD. The Columbia College Student Council (CCSC) was knee-high in constitutional review last night, debating the elimination of current positions, the creation of new of new ones, and in general, […]