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From Plato to Nato: Gibbs discusses classical music’s place in political history

Classical music might have been relegated to the labs of evil geniuses in popular culture, but Bard College’s James H. Ottaway Jr. Professor of Music Christopher Gibbs thinks there’s more to the realm of Beethoven, Mozart and Brahms than stiff upper lips. 1,279 more words

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Just As UAVs Have Taken Flight, So Too Have Variously Priced Countermeasures.

Gallery: From Nets To Lasers, There’s A Lot Of New Ways To Take Down Drones

” As drones of all flavors become increasingly ubiquitous, it was only a matter of time before countermeasures began to pop up—and they have in spades, across a spectrum of prices and tactics.

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Bard Sanctions Star Professor Accused of Calling a Colleague 'Nigger' and 'Fag'

This has been a strange year for speech on college campuses. Depending on perspective, one was either cheered or disgusted by the parade of incidents that advanced a seemingly brand new campus right—the right not to be offended, or even uncomfortable, ever, for any reason. 5,152 more words

Podcast: Oklahoma!: The Sweat, Blood, and Dirt Edition

Website for Oklahoma! at Fisher Center.

Sara and Mariaisabel took a roadtrip upstate to Annandale-on-Hudson’s Fisher Center and saw an immersive and modernized production of Oklahoma! 19 more words


A Case of the Clowns

The whole thing started with a particularly strange email from our eccentric head of security at Bard College on Sept. 22nd, 2014:

“Not So Funny Clown”

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More than a "Prayer"

I don’t know about you, but all my life I’ve been taught to go to church, go to school, get a job, pray everyday, which will thus result in the American dream, but… what if it takes more than that? 259 more words

Think Your Way to a Better Life

I am a good believer in the power of thinking your way to a good day and a good life. We cannot control everything, but we can act in our lives rather than react as if we’re victims or pawns. 135 more words