Barnard Dean Avis Hinkson, BC ’84 and TC ’87, announced in an email sent to the Barnard student body early Wednesday morning that Plimpton Hall, on Amsterdam Avenue between 121st and 122nd streets, will be the only Barnard dorm open for the first part of winter break, from Dec. 19 to Jan. 4. The policy change will go into effect next year.
Students often complain about the perceived lack of community on Columbia’s campus through conversations, petitions, and forums on the issue, and are still grappling to find solutions to the issue.
On the heels of Ani Bournoutian’s resignation as Barnard’s dean of international and transfer students, Barnard Dean Avis Hinkson, BC ’84, announced Monday that the administration has reorganized three of its offices concerning international students.
The second annual Columbia Giving Day, an event in which the four undergraduate schools compete to raise the most money in a 24 hour period, started at midnight on Tuesday night with the launch of the Senior Fund.
Barnard College Dean Avis Hinkson announced that the 2014 Commencement will be held on May 18th for a second year at Radio City Music Hall.
Administrators collaborated with the office of Admissions and Study Abroad, instituting new policies that mandate students planning to study abroad to confirm decisions earlier and withdraw housing requests. The policies also altered the housing cancellation fee to incentivize earlier room cancellation.
Names and faces: the administrators and student council leaders you should know this fall.
Barnard’s LGBT student club, Q, is launching an initiative to solve “the bathroom problem” by installing signs that designate all unisex bathrooms on campus open to people of any gender.
Administrators have ended a new policy that required all fliers to be stamped by Barnard's Student Life office before being posted.
The Rosemary Furman Counseling Center has reduced the number of free sessions it offers every student from 10 per year to eight per year.
Mar 11, 11:03am
Hello Barnard! This year Shaft’s got you covered–we will be posting lottery analysis and housing strategy for all. While Barnard’s lottery is way simpler, easier to use, and more streamlined... Read More
Mar 10, 11:09pm
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: SGA focused on campus... Read More
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