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The Olympics or the Barnard Greek Games? With the Tokyo Olympics officially sta…

The Olympics or the Barnard Greek Games? With the Tokyo Olympics officially starting today, we are looking back on one of our beloved College traditions: the Barnard Greek Games. Beginning in 1903, class years faced off in athletic, music, and dance competitions. Some of the signature events included the chariot race and the torch race. When you tune into this year’s Olympic games, make sure to>>>

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“I think cartoonists are good at seeing the world in a way that cuts to the trut…

“I think cartoonists are good at seeing the world in a way that cuts to the truth of a matter. We see incongruences and bring them to life,” says acclaimed cartoonist Amy Hwang ’00. * * * When Hwang started drawing cartoons as a first-year for the Columbia Daily Spectator, little did she know that this extracurricular activity would one day develop into a full-time profession. Now her work is>>>

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From the steps of campus to the sets of Hollywood, Susan Rovner ’91, P’23 is now…

From the steps of campus to the sets of Hollywood, Susan Rovner ’91, P’23 is now leading one of the country’s largest entertainment companies. After graduating from Barnard, Rovner took a leap of faith and moved to Los Angeles. Since her first job as an assistant, she has thrived, going on to become a leading figure in the TV industry. Now after more than two decades of creating some of America’s>>>

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Bold. Brilliant. Vaccinated!! We are proud of our students, faculty, staff, and…

Bold. Brilliant. Vaccinated!! We are proud of our students, faculty, staff, and alumnae for taking the necessary steps to keep our community safe. If you have not been vaccinated yet, we strongly encourage you to do so as soon as possible. Proof of vaccination or an approved exemption will be required by August 15, 2021 for all community members who will be accessing campus. Stay safe out there>>>

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Hey, Upper West Siders. Gossip Girl here. Summer is heating up and so are our NY…

Hey, Upper West Siders. Gossip Girl here. Summer is heating up and so are our NYC celebrity sightings. Spotted: Dorota Kishlovsky, played by Barnard alumna Zuzanna Szadkowski ’01.
In honor of the reboot of the @gossipgirl series tonight, read about Szadkowski’s time at Barnard and her life since starring on the show. XOXO, Gossip Girl. Link in bio.by barnardcollege

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“I realized I wanted to dedicate my life and my career to be in service to somet…

“I realized I wanted to dedicate my life and my career to be in service to something that’s greater than myself.” • • • A first-year at Barnard College, Audrey McNeal’ 24 is taking the political world by storm. In 2020, she was elected as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. She also canvassed for Senator Raphael Warnock in the 2020 runoff elections in Georgia and interned with>>>

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We are excited to announce that Barnard College is joining the White House and t…

We are excited to announce that Barnard College is joining the White House and the U.S. Department of Education’s COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge! Here is our commitment: 1) Educate our community about vaccine safety and eligibility. 2) Provide vaccines to our community this fall and help them secure appointments. 3) Implement a plan to get as many people vaccinated as possible. Visit the link>>>

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Lights, camera, action! We loved seeing Barnard Journalist-in-Residence Maria Hinojosa ’84 in the new film “In the Heights,” an award-win…

Lights, camera, action! 🌟 We loved seeing Barnard Journalist-in-Residence Maria Hinojosa ’84 in the new film “In the Heights,” an award-winning stage musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda turned movie that follows characters living in a tight-knit community in the neighborhood of Washington Heights. Hinojosa plays Juana the Organizer at a rally for Dreamers. In her own life, Hinojosa>>>

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Lights, camera, action! We loved seeing Barnard Journalist-in-Residence Maria H…

Lights, camera, action! 🌟 We loved seeing Barnard Journalist-in-Residence Maria Hinojosa ’84 in the new film “In the Heights,” an award-winning stage musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda turned movie that follows characters living in a tight-knit community in the neighborhood of Washington Heights. Hinojosa plays Juana the Organizer at a rally for Dreamers. In her own life, Hinojosa>>>

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President Biden Announces His Intent to Nominate Nine More Individuals to Serve as Ambassadors | The White House

Another Barnard alumna has been nominated to work for the Biden administration. Congratulations to Sharon Cromer ’80, the nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of The Gambia. Cromer is currently the Mission Director for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Ghana. President Biden Announces His Intent to Nominate Nine More Individuals to Serve as Ambassadors | The White>>>

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The Barnard community is stepping up in all sorts of ways to create space for conversations about queer identity. Congratulations to Jake Ma…

The Barnard community is stepping up in all sorts of ways to create space for conversations about queer identity. Congratulations to Jake Maia Arlow ’19 who recently published “Almost Flying,” a queer middle school novel that explores friendship and identity. “I wanted to write a book that made explicit the emotions I couldn’t name in middle school. I was an anxious queer>>>

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Juneteenth (June 19) marks the day in 1865 when Black people who were enslaved in Texas were declared legally free from bondage. To commemor…

Juneteenth (June 19) marks the day in 1865 when Black people who were enslaved in Texas were declared legally free from bondage. To commemorate the historical events of that day, Cammie Jones, Barnard’s executive director of Community Engagement and Inclusion, shares what the annual celebration means to her:

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Guided by a commitment to truth and teaching, Nora Beck ‘83 has carved an extraordinary path as a legendary basketball player, an LGBTQ+ act…

Guided by a commitment to truth and teaching, Nora Beck ‘83 has carved an extraordinary path as a legendary basketball player, an LGBTQ+ activist, and a music professor. Read about Beck’s journey from the Barnard gates, to the Columbia Athletics Hall of Fame, and beyond. #WayBackWednesday #PrideMonth

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“Pride Month, which should be 24/7, 365 days a year, is a demonstration of the r…

“Pride Month, which should be 24/7, 365 days a year, is a demonstration of the resilience of a community that is dope. If it weren’t for those who fought for our rights, such as Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, Miss Major, and all BIPOC and Latine ‘transcesters’ who have paved the way for the entire LGBTQIA+ community, we would not have the rights and protections we continue to fight for to this>>>

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