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Treehop: The Barnard Magnolia Will Rise Again

Bwog has done lecturehops, peoplehops, clubhops, and roomhops, but this is our first time “hopping” an entity far greater than ourselves: the Barnard magnolia tree. But wait, you might ask – didn’t that tree die last year? In fact, while Maggie’s main body may be gone, her spirit and her genetic material live on. Senior staffer […]

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Maggie’s Gone, But Not Forgotten

Yesterday, Barnard students received an email from Rob Goldberg, the college’s Chief Operating Officer, stating that their beloved magnolia tree is now officially deceased. The tree was moved last fall to accommodate the construction of Barnard’s new Teaching and Learning Center, and today’s email has confirmed what we suspected earlier this summer: it “did not survive […]

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Happenings Of May And June In Morningside

If you haven’t already realized (and if you haven’t…did you get lost in your copy of Infinite Jest? Are you putting in too many hours at your JP Morgan summer internship?), it’s July! Before you drink yourself into a coma this holiday weekend (please don’t…ugh…you don’t live in Carman anymore), try to clear your head of […]

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Rest In Power, Maggie The Magnolia

Earlier today, the Barnard Community was deeply saddened to receive a construction update email with the news that our beloved magnolia tree (which was moved last fall in order to build Barnard’s new Teaching and Learning Center) may be on its last limbs. Despite the recent warm weather, Maggie’s leaves have still failed to emerge, […]

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Watching A Tree For Hours Won’t Make You Feel Like Thoreau

Yesterday’s infamous Maggie Move was an emotional time for all of us  – but for few so much as Maddie Stearn, Senior Staff Writer and tree lover. Maddie watched the majority of the move yesterday, and both recapped and reflected upon her experience for anyone who might not have been willing to watch the same […]

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Nobody Puts Maggie In The Corner (Of Lehman Lawn)

We’ve speculated about this before, but now it’s here: Maggie the Magnolia, beloved Barnard institution/inspiration, is finally moving to accommodate construction for a new learning center. The move, a dramatic shift of about thirty feet from her current location, is sure to be a traumatic one, so come out today to support Maggie in her time of […]

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