Dr. Drew Pinsky’s daughter, Paulina Pinsky, first came out about her seven-year struggle with anorexia and bulimia in a brave essay she penned for The Colombia Spectator in November 2013. The 21-year-old junior at Barnard College described the moment she revealed her secret to her mom in her essay “Get Your Teeth Checked.” She wrote: [...]
Columbia University and Barnard College created a stir this month by filming what is called “a feminist pornographic film” in Columbia’s Butler Library to fight what they see as “gender tension” at the school. The film called “Initiatiøn,” was billed as a feminist statement exploring “the rituals of American Ivy League secret societies, to the […]
A group of feminists recently filmed a porno at the Columbia University library. Campus Reform reported: A group of Columbia University and Barnard College alumni filmed a feminist pornographic film in the school’s Butler Library to fight what they see … Continue reading ?
Barnard College president Debora Spar's new book explores the image of the "hyper-perfect" female leader. Debora Spar, the president of Barnard College, believes three words have made women hold themselves to an impossible standard. These words, she says, have perpetuated a lie that continues to fool generations of women in the workplace. Show More Summary
GIF When his talk at Barnard college was picketed by LGBT activists, Queer Nation, self-confessed Russophile Johnny Weir referred to them as a bunch of “idiots.” Weir then reflected on the incident in an op-ed appropriately titled “Foot in Mouth,” expressing regret for his “tongue getting away” from him. He concedes this isn’t the first time he’s […]
Debora Spar is the president of Barnard College, a women’s undergraduate college affiliated with Columbia University. Since her arrival at the College, Spar has been a vocal proponent of women’s education and leadership, spearheading...Show More Summary
NBC released a statement late yesterday expressing support for their correspondent Johnny Weir's apology after Weir lashed out at Queer Nation activists, calling them "idiots" at a talk at Barnard College earlier this week. The activists were protesting Weir's decision...
Earlier today we reported on Queer Nation's protest of gay figure skater Johnny Weir at an event he was hosting last night at Barnard College in NYC. The protest was held in opposition to Weir's decision to serve as an...
Earlier I posted about Queer Nation protests of Johnny Weir at a talk at Barnard College last night. Weir appeared at the talk with his husband, Victor Weir-Voronov. The openly gay skater is contracted to work at the Sochi Games...
Andy Humm reports at Gay City News: Former Olympic skater Johnny Weir was picketed by Queer Nation outside his talk at Barnard College December 2 for his position that “the Olympics are not the place to make a political statement” about...Show More Summary
The activist group Queer Nation protested an appearance by gay figure skater Johnny Weir at Barnard College in NYC last night over his gig as an NBC correspondent for the 2014 Sochi Games. “In advance of its broadcast of the...
"Freefall", "Kaitlyncaitlin", "Talk Radio" Trainor Dance Theater of the Riverside Church New York, NY November 14, 2013 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2013 by Mary Cargill Caitlin Trainor, a dance professor at Barnard College, has a small modern dance company, which had its Fall season at the intimate Riverside Church theater. Show More Summary
I had never heard of Jimmie Briggs. But now, I'll never forget his name. I was at a TEDx talk at Barnard College on November 2, All Soul's Day as it happens. The topic: Rethinking Failure. I'll be writing more on the overall event and some of the amazing speakers who shared their wisdom, wit and insight later. Show More Summary
A talk with Edward Villella, renowned worldwide for his dramatic transformation of the male image in ballet, opens Barnard College’s series of public dance events. The discussion, moderated by former Twyla Tharp principal and present Barnard Senior Associate of Dance, … Continue reading ?
Last week, Barnard College/Columbia University’s V-Day organization announced that this year’s production of Eve Ensler’s play The Vagina Monologues will feature a cast entirely composed of self-identified women of color. It has mostly...Show More Summary
The Debt & the Doormat by Laura Barnard is today’s Free eBook of the Day. The chick lit novel is a coming of age story about two college aged young women that swap lives. Check it out: Poppy is thrown into a new life, full of crazy housemates;...Show More Summary
By Rajiv Sethi, Professor of Economics, Barnard College, Columbia University. Cross posted from his blog Michael Lewis has written a riveting report on the trial, incarceration, release, and re-arrest of Sergey Aleynikov, once a star programmer at Goldman Sachs. Show More Summary
Lena Dunham received a Medal of Distinction from Barnard College in NYC yesterday. She accepted the award alongside two other important individuals: Elizabeth Diller, the architect for the Big Apple's famed High Line, and Jimmie Briggs, a journalist and human rights activist. Show More Summary
Barnard College officials are reportedly investigating an alleged cheating scandal in the school's English department, Columbia campus blog Bwog reports. According to Bwog, students in the class "allegedly passed answers back and forth...Show More Summary
photos by Jonathan Bernstein; words by Bill Pearis The Babies / Waxahatchee at Glasslands - 4/27/13 After Waxahatchee played the WBAR-B-Q at Barnard College on Saturday (4/27), Katie Crutchfield and crew made their way over to Brooklyn for a sold...