Sun, May 18, 2014, 11:26pm
Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards spoke at Barnard’s commencement, where some members of the graduating class also walked onstage Sunday with strips of red tape on their caps to show support for those working to change the University’s sexual assault policies.
Tue, Mar 25, 2014, 11:14pm
Graduation isn't the time to stir up ideological battle over social and moral issues.
Sun, Mar 23, 2014, 11:13pm
Greg Shill argues that the inevitable controvery that accompanies graduation speakers can't take away from the power of the moment.
Sun, Mar 16, 2014, 1:14pm
We need to take notice of the disparity in freedom of expression at Barnard.
Tue, Mar 11, 2014, 7:26pm
Cecile Richards is a poor choice for graduation speaker not because of the divisiveness of the issue of abortion, but because the controversy will overshadow a day intended to celebrate graduating seniors.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014, 4:04am
Choosing Cecile Richards, a polarizing figure, for Barnard’s commencement this year alienates those who believe abortion is morally reprehensible.
Fri, Mar 7, 2014, 4:31am
Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund, will speak at Barnard College Commencement on May 21, Barnard President Debora Spar and Dean Avis Hinkson, BC ’84 and TC ’87, announced in an email to students Thursday.