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Video: Barnard Campus Police Accused Of Racial Profiling For Pinning Down Black Student

Video: Barnard Campus Police Accused Of Racial Profiling For Pinning Down Black Student

Alexander McNab surrounded by several campus security officers (Facebook) Barnard College has placed half a dozen campus safety officers on administrative leave, after video surfaced this weekend showing them pinning a black student to a countertop...

Video: President Obama At Barnard, "Fight For Your Seat At The Head Of The Table," Declines To Moonwalk

Video: President Obama At Barnard, video

To loud cheers, President Obama addressed Barnard College Class of 2012 graduates this afternoon, imploring the women, "Don't just get involved. Fight for your seat at the table. Better yet, fight for your seat at the...

Get Ready NYC: President Obama Is At Barnard (And The View) Today

Get Ready NYC: President Obama Is At Barnard (And The View) Today

The Obamas' holiday photograph President Barack Obama will be in town later today, to chat with the ladies of The View, raise money and, of course, give the commencement speech at Barnard College. Tickets are needed...

Columbia Undergrads Really Envious Of Barnard's Obama Visit

Columbia Undergrads Really Envious Of Barnard's Obama Visit

Why couldn't Obama speak somewhere less controversial, like a petting zoo? (essny on Flickr) You know what will make Columbia University undergraduates more insane than rumors about Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadenijad being invited to speak on...

President Obama To Speak At Barnard Commencement On May 14

President Obama To Speak At Barnard Commencement On May 14

Barack Obama in NYC while an undergraduate at Columbia University One of Columbia University's most famous undergraduates, President Barack Obama, has just been confirmed as the keynote speaker at Barnard College's commencement on May 14. According...

NYU, New School, CUNY Schools CLOSED; Columbia OPEN

NYU, New School, CUNY Schools CLOSED; Columbia OPEN

A vintage 2004 photograph taken at Columbia University from Jake Dobkin If you go to NYU, Brooklyn College, City College, Hunter College, Queens College, New School, or other a number of other schools, you get to...

Barnard Snags Bloomberg for Class Day Speaker Roster

Barnard Snags Bloomberg for Class Day Speaker Roster

Well, this has gotta hurt the Columbia students who were complaining about having Schools Chancellor Joel Klein as their Class Day Speaker: Yesterday afternoon, BWOG reported Barnard College finalized its Class Day speaker line-up, which will feature...

Higher Education Pays

Higher Education Pays

The Chronicle of Higher Education released its annual salary survey of the heads of educational institutions and the value of a college education is evidenced in the paychecks being cashed by institutions' presidents. More than a dozen heads of private universities took home more than $1 million during the 2005-06 school year. According to the New York Post, the dean of higher earning was Donald Ross, who took home $5.7 million--most in deferred compensation after...

Pencil This In

Pencil This In

TIP: Tomorrow morning enjoy some coffee and conversation with Likemind. EVENT: Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club cordially invites you to Bacchanal 2007 this evening! Enjoy some live music, all-u-can-eat BBQ from Schnack, canoe tours, kids' entertainment, silent art...

Palestinian Professor's Tenure Bid Causes Controversy

Palestinian Professor's Tenure Bid Causes Controversy

Take a Palestinian professor with a critically praised and questionable book about Middle Eastern archeology and add her desire for tenure at Barnard College, and you have a big headache for school administrators. The NY Times notes...

Class of 2007 Fever

Class of 2007 Fever

Congratulations to everyone graduating this month! As NYU's commencement was today, with speaker jazz musician Wynton Marsalis, we decided to list the many NYC commencement speakers, with help from The Chronicle of Higher Education (if we've...

Pencil This In

Pencil This In

THEATER: Pieces of Paradise is a benefit presentation of four lost plays by Tennessee Williams which were discovered in a trunk in 2000 and never produced in New York. The proceeds will benefit a legal fund for...

Lawyer Edith Spivack, NYC's Longest Serving Civil Servant

Lawyer Edith Spivack, NYC's Longest Serving Civil Servant

The NY Times has an obituary for 95 year old Edith Spivack, a lawyer for the city's Law Department, and she lived a long, amazing life. Spivack started working for the city in 1934 and only retired...

Upcoming

Upcoming

The city is no longer awash in saffron, but we promise there is still a lot to do this weekend... COMEDY: The "Dark Side of the Moon" Show: Buy, Beg, Borrow or Steal starts tonight at the...

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