Thanksgiving Thoughts

As SGA reminded us earlier this week, Thanksgiving is indeed complicated. Thanksgiving might be a warm, connected, reflective celebration for you, which is wonderful, and I truly hope you enjoy this break. But around the holiday there are also destructive meanings and difficult experiences that I feel should be recognized as well as the positive…

Vegan Restaurant Review: Candle 79

                      I know most of us rarely make the trek to the upper east side, but let me tell you, Candle 79 makes it worth the trip. My dad and I were at the Guggenheim so I decided to look up vegan restaurants in the…

Epistemologies of Healthy Eating

This may turn out to be more of a rant than I’m intending, but bear with me. Today, I was in a discussion section for anthropology in which we were discussing sugar. The book we’re reading, Sweetness and Power, focuses on the history of sugar and the way that it has been an indicator of…

Flu Fair TODAY (Monday) from 3 to 6!

Hi all! Come on down to the Diana Event Oval from 3-6 PM today (Monday, November 18) for your flu shot! Shots are free with Aetna student insurance and $15 with other insurances. Some wonderful Well-Woman peer educators will be tabling in the lobby of the Diana center, so if you have any questions they…

MORE LEAVES AND NATURE

So these are some more pictures. The flowers were in a garden on the upper east side of central park, around 105th I would say. It’s a lovely walk. If you were ever feeling overwhelmed from midterms/school/anything/ just wanted a walk… I suggest wandering around upper central park. If you live in CG, super easy…

LEAVES, TREES, NATURE

For a while now, I’ve been taking a ton of pictures of nature… really just along my walk to school by Morningside park, and a couple adventures into Central Park. I find it makes my walks more enjoyable to look at the early sun glowing through the yellow and orange and red of the new…

Continuing the conversation: Enthusiastic consent!

Trigger Warning: some description of sexual violence and other discussion of lack of consent in links. The SGA Town Hall on Monday brought together lots of students and administrators to have some really important and engaging conversations about sexual violence on campus. Some key themes regarding consent came up: What constitutes “enthusiastic consent”? What does…

hey! how great is this beautiful new layout?? i’d like to welcome the new colors and pictures and informations with a little promotional post about an upcoming event that ALL WELLNESS LOVERS or wellness practicers or strive-for-ers or activists or barnard community members should be PSYCHED for. *trigger warning, at the event i’m posting about…