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Tue, Apr 29, 2014, 11:49am
Did you miss the Barnard Student Government Association representative council meeting on Monday night? Barnard beat chief Emma Goss brings you the four things you need to know from the final meeting of the semester. Having Fun Isn't Hard When You've Got a Library Card: Barnard College president...
Thu, Mar 27, 2014, 10:05am
Good morning, Columbia! Rise and shine! Up and at 'em! Expect a high of 46 degrees today and mostly sunshine. Looks like we've dodged the Great Snowstorm of Late March this year. Take that, Punxsatawney Phil!
Wed, Jan 15, 2014, 10:48pm
Barnard President Debora Spar will head to the White House on Thursday to discuss expanding college opportunities for low-income students alongside more than 100 college a
Thu, Oct 31, 2013, 12:21pm
So, it's October 31, and you have no plans for your Halloween costume. Maybe you were gonna go as ketchup and mustard—what an adorable couples costume!—with someone, but then he [insert 'squirting' euphemism here]. Or you had plans with a group of friends but then remembered that you will look...
Thu, Oct 3, 2013, 4:05pm
In her new book, “Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection," Barnard president Debora Spar takes on the question of “having it all.” But in the process, she clues her readers into some strange (and often disturbing) facts about the women and the workforce. Here are just a few—paired...
Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 4:00pm
At Monday night’s Barnard Student Government Association representative council meeting, Barnard College President Debora Spar announced that Barnard wants to demolish Lehman Hall and build a brand new 11-story library and spoke about plans for a major curriculum revamp. Spar prefaced her talk by...
Fri, Feb 22, 2013, 10:17pm
Today in the Washington Post, Debora Spar, president of Barnard College, discusses why women are still earning on average 18 percent less than their male counterparts after graduating college. Spar believes that the inequality is caused by the fact that "the university experience is still an...
Tue, Dec 18, 2012, 12:01pm
In an email to Barnard students sent out yesterday, Barnard President Debora Spar announced that an open forum for Barnard students, faculty, and staff will be held tonight at 6 p.m. to discuss feelings on the Newtown tragedy, as well as how it affects the Barnard campus. Earlier this week,...
Fri, Oct 19, 2012, 6:30pm
We told you last night that negotiators for United Auto Workers Local 2110 had reached a tentative contract agreement with Barnard administrators. According to an email to students from Barnard President Debora Spar, union members voted to approve that contract this morning. The new contract lasts...
Tue, Oct 2, 2012, 2:32pm
As Barnard approaches its 125th birthday next year, President Debora Spar told Barnard’s Student Government Association on Monday to get ready for the money to start rolling in, for the party hats to come out, and... for a few more budget cuts. Emma Goss reports on the fun and the finances...

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