Happy Earth Day!

To celebrate the planet which we inhabit, Barnard launches its new Sustainability website, or “Barnard Growing Greener”. I really dig this clean, new design that Barnard’s got going on (pat yourself on the back, Communications). More importantly, the sustainability website has a great set of resources for students who are interested in all different levels…

BREAKING! The blond polemicist, aka Ann Coulter, is coming to Columbia

This in from Bwog: Coulter is being brought by the Columbia College Republicans and the Columbia Conservative Forum, with assistance from Young America’s Foundation and the Clare Booth Luce Policy Institute (Coulter’s speaking fee is typically $20,000), and will speak at 8 p.m. in Altschul Auditorium in IAB. Her speech will be followed by a…

NY to have same-sex marriage?

This in from Feministing: It’s about damn time: Gov. David A. Paterson on Thursday announced that he would introduce a bill to legalize same-sex marriage, drawing on the soaring oratory of the civil rights movement to call on the Legislature to add New York to the four states that have already authorized such unions.Comparing the…

Take Back The Night is tonight!

Thursday, April 16, 2009 , 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM Category: Take Back The Night March Barnard College and Columbia University will hold their annual Take Back the Night March and Speak Out on April 16th. We will march from the Barnard gates around the Columbia University campus and Morningside Heights area from 9PM-10PM. Following,…

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month!

Happy April, everyone! Thankfully, this month has got a great deal in store besides showers, flowers, and skirts without tights (if we’re lucky). So you all know that April is the time for Take Back The Night – on a similar note, to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month, The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response…

Well-Woman Film Series Starts TODAY!

Well, readers, we finally did it… we went ahead and made a Well-Woman film series. Check out the flyer, then come eat popcorn with us in the Well-Woman office (119 Reid, Barnard Quad) tonight, 7-9:30 PM. This week’s film is Pieces of April, starring some actress named Katie Holmes. Also, music junkies – the Magnetic…

Happy Spring Break!

A little late to post, but it’s ok. You know why? Because we’ve all been too busy partying to check/write blogs anyway! Have a great spring break, and please let us know what you’re doing during your week off, whether it’s Alternative Spring Break in New Orleans, relaxing on a cruise, or protesting in a…

Glamour Magazine: American Icons

Admittedly, I don’t read Glamour unless I need something mindless during my workout in the gym. Still, when I got word through the blogosphere that the fashion mag did a piece on “American Icons”, I got pretty excited. It’s a mix of different women who have made an impact on American society and culture, including…