On Wednesday night, the Barnard Center for Research on Women presented “Transformative Justice in the Era of #DefundPolice: Lessons from the Past, Strategizing for the Future,” featuring transformative justice activists Mimi Kim and Shira Hassan.
Barnard College has announced preliminary plans for the Spring 2021 semester, including the possibility of on-campus housing and in-person classes.
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The immediate and chaotic reaction to Obama’s decision to speak at Barnard’s Class Day may have died down over the past week and a half, but in an email sent to Barnard students this afternoon, DSpar reflects on its impetus: Thankfully, these attacks have now subsided, diluted by both the natural forces of attention entropy and […]
Exotic traveller Renée Kraiem returns to report on Monday’s SGA meeting. So here’s the good news: last night SGA welcomed distinguished guest DSpar, and a hearty crowd present to catch a glimpse of Barnard’s very own First Lady. Answering to a chorus of first-years lamenting “DSpar’s so far away!” from one end of the Diana Café, […]
Drama over Obamanard aside, the president of the United States coming to speak at Barnard is a BFD. All of his carefully considered appearances are under extreme scrutiny, especially in an election year. Thus his decision (as DSpar explained, he requested to speak and was not asked) to speak at any college had to have involved […]
Bwog was shocked to learn the world continually turns as we sleep in until 1 pm and subsequently spend the day watching Netflix. Because the news won’t take a break, we’re taking a break from being on break to break some news—cue a recovery nap. Donald Keene, a prominent scholar of Japanese literature and culture and […]
Because commenting on comments isn’t meta enough, PrezBo and DSpar have released a third statement to Spec regarding the Obamanard fallout. Now that the furor has more or less gone viral: We join in the sentiments expressed by so many of our wise and thoughtful students that disrespectful comments are not representative of our community. […]
Unexpected correspondent Renée Kraiem reports on last night’s SGA meeting. Rep Council spent a significant portion of their meeting last night off the record, but came up for air now and again for a few moments of breaking-news decisions—this correspondent has a feeling it was just to keep her on her toes. The meeting began […]
Since the news broke Saturday morning that President Obama will be Barnard’s Commencement speaker, Bwog has been more or less blowin’ up with commenters’ reactions. Today, the folks over at the New York Times labelled the chaos “sibling rivalry,” and asked Columbia administrators and students what they make of it. PrezBo bit—quoteth the NYT: Lee […]
In hugely unexpected news, Barnard has canceled Jill Abramson’s appearance at this year’s Commencement, in favor of the President of the United States, CC ’83. Barack Hussein Obama is confirmed to be delivering this year’s keynote address at Barnard’s graduating ceremony. Students have been campaigning to bring Obama to Columbia’s commencement for years, from casual […]