Greetings from hot and humid New York City! While the Barnard campus may not be buzzing with its usual hustle and bustle, Barnard women are certainly keeping themselves busy this summer. Many of my friends have steady internships and research positions in various US cities, and some are even studying abroad in Europe. What am… More Parks and Recreation: My Summer Internship in the City
By now, if you’re a high school senior, you’ve already made your college decision! Congrats! With all of the applications and stress behind you, what’s next? How about dorm essentials? Life in a college dorm room is a new style of living to say the least, as well as an opportunity to change your room… More 15 Things You Should Bring to Your Barnard Dorm Room
I always have a bittersweet feeling whenever the academic year comes to an end. It is very easy to get lost in the midst of final exams and assignments, but it is always important to take a step back and reflect on your semester or year. As my sophomore year came to a close, I was sad… More Reflection on My Past Two Years at Barnard
I’ve mostly talked about dance and food on this blog, but when I’m not in class I spend a lot of my time in a chemistry research lab here at Barnard. The research group I work in synthesizes 2-amino sugars for use in glycodiversification studies (if you want me to explain that more, feel free… More Scientific Research at Barnard
Hello all! Today, I’m here to talk about a really special part of Barnard: The Athena Center for Leadership Studies. This organization is really unique to Barnard and is part of what makes attending an all-women’s college such a valuable experience. The Athena Center is located on the third floor of Barnard Hall. The Athena Center… More The Athena Center for Leadership Studies
Sometime before enrolling at Barnard, I scanned through Barnard’s academic calendar, and learned that each semester is only about 4 months long. I realized then that we technically spend two thirds of a year being a college student, which isn’t an awful lot of time. College then seems like a transient place, until graduation sends… More Reflections on My First-Year
~From your resident nerd: the upsides of finals!~ They’re here, folks! Everyone’s favorite time of year, when the weather is warm, the libraries are packed, and every student has a cup of coffee glued to her hand…finals! True, they can be gnarly, and some semesters are worse than others. This one has been relatively painless… More The Finals Are Coming! The Finals Are Coming!