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Earlier today, Barnard SGA and the Food Pantry at Columbia announced that they will be opening a new satellite food pantry location on Barnard’s campus in partnership with Barnard students, the Barnard administration, and Chartwells, Barnard’s dining service.

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It may be SAD season, but CCSC isn’t deterred. Nadra Rahman reports from the field.  In CCSC’s third meeting of the year, the body moves past setting the tone and starts making big moves—like funding a schoolwide farmshare, co-sponsoring an upcoming event by the Food Pantry, and having animated back-and-forth about NSOP. Icebreaker CCSC started […]

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SGA Talks Food

At long last, Barnard’s Student Government Association’s meeting centered on a topic relevant to all students: food. Last night, our resolute representatives heard from the Food Advisory Board; the ad hoc Committee on Food Insecurity; Simone Harper-Register, Regional Aramark Manager; Lauren Scocozza, Director of Dining Services; and Gail Beltrone, Vice President for Campus Services. Questions […]

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At the end of last semester, Bwog reviewed the Share Meals app, just one part of Share Meals’ effort to end hunger on college campuses. Senior Staffer Abby Rubel talked to Share Meals founder Jonathan Chin about the app, the organization’s other initiatives, and what it’s doing to have a bigger presence at Columbia. Our […]

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Have you heard of Columbia’s the Share Meals app? Bwogger Ross Chapman covers this latest attempt to combat food insecurity on campus, and reminds us of the last time Columbia attempted something similar.  The launch of Share Meals, an app meant to aid food insecurity, has once again highlighted the difficulty of the Columbia community […]

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SGA Meets Mujeres

This week’s SGA met with Mujeres, furthering the notion that SGA is actually going to achieve stuff this semester and impressing our Barnard Bwogger Dassi Karp who covered the the range of issues presented at the meeting.  Barnard’s Student Government Association is really stepping up its game this semester, bringing in student groups or administrators every […]

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Food insecurity became a big issue on campus back in 2015, but its prominence on the activism scene has since diminished–Senior Staff Writer Ross Chapman checked in on the progress of various student groups that have been working to combat hunger within the student body. 2015 was a year of hope for food insecurity on […]

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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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Perhaps disoriented by the room change, the GSSC meeting was surprisingly short. And you don’t have to miss a single second: wily correspondent Jennifer Nugent was on the scene and taking notes. Last night’s General Studies Student Council (GSSC) meeting was off to a raucous start with a room change to Pupin. Latecomers even fell […]

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Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these student government officials from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. That means GSSC was meeting as soon as school restarted, planning out this next semester. Student government bureau chief Joe Milholland reports on what, exactly, these plans consist of. The first day of […]

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Feeling particularly generous, what with the Christmas spirit in the air (yeah, right)? Barnard and its illustrious SGA are collaborating on an initiative to collect donations of dining points and redistribute them to students in need beginning December 10! This form, open now through December 7, allows Barnard students to donate as many points as […]

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  Student government extraordinaire Joe Milholland is back again this week, covering the General Studies Student Council meeting, featuring the Roosevelt Institute, food insecurity, budget changes, and more. On Tuesday night, the General Studies Student Council. tabled a co-sponsorship proposal to fund $200 to the Roosevelt Institute and requested the group seek funding from the Joint […]

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Bwog staffer Rachel Deal brings you the latest and greatest from this week’s ESC meeting so you lazybones can stay in bed. You owe her one! Last night’s ESC meeting was a long one-with new council members from the Class of 2019 and extended discussions on improving the CSA and possible changes to Bacchanal, the […]

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ESC Bureau Chief Rachel Deal is back this week (after ESC took a break last week following their weekend retreat) to bring you the latest news from the ESC meeting! Last night’s Engineering Student Council meeting was a quick one, with the members covering topics such as the package center, Bacchanal, and food insecurity. President […]

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As part of an initiative to address food insecurity on campus, CCSC, administrators, FLIP, and other partners have worked together to launch Swipes, a mobile app meant to make meal-sharing easier. The app connects students who need to access dining halls with students who are nearby and can swipe them in, in a setup similar to […]

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