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...
photos by Amanda Hatfield Waxahatchee / Speedy Ortiz Barnard College's 20th annual free WBAR-B-B-Q day-long festival went down this past Saturday (4/27) on the Lehman Lawn. The show included sets by Twin Sister, Roomrunner, Waxahatchee (who had the biggest crowd...
A trend in the Bronx. “You get more resistance in high-crime areas than low-crime areas,” [said Rajiv Sethi, a Barnard College economist]. “People who would not resist have left the areas. Those who stay can’t afford to leave or to give...Show More Summary
By Rajiv Sethi, Professor of Economics, Barnard College, Columbia University. Cross posted from his blog One of Kati London'sprojects is Macon Money. This simple experiment, amazingly enough, sheds light on some fundamental questions...Show More Summary
Jonathan Rieder from Barnard College looks at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” and how its values reflected the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence without mentioning those documents directly...
by Bill Pearis Montreal's Sheer Agony have been in America for a few weeks, touring on either side of SXSW with Philadelpia pals Lantern. The trek wraps up this week with two shows in NYC: March 29 at Barnard College...
By Rajiv Sethi, Professor of Economics, Barnard College, Columbia University. Cross posted from his blog
Before she was the queen of American home life, Martha Stewart was a model. Stewart began modeling at age 15, and continued when she was a student at Barnard College as a way to supplement her income. Her clients included everyone from Unilever to Chanel. Show More Summary
Human activities are not the primary cause of arsenic found in groundwater in Bangladesh. Instead, a team of researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Barnard College, Columbia University, University of Dhaka, Desert Research...Show More Summary