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Meet a Q Alum: Amissa

Name: Hilary Amissa Brewer
From: Baltimore-ish, Maryland
Pronouns: She/hers, etc.
Class: 2013
Major: Anthropology
What do you do now: I’m currently back in school getting my premedical postbac…I’m going to be a doctor! 223 more words

The Morningside Heights App

The Morningsde Area Alliance created the Morningside Heights App for students, tourists, and residents. The app features local events, restaurants, and helpful links.

Mixxed Brief

Millennial Women Take New Path to Leadership

Photo courtesy of Barnard College.

Over the past few years, we’ve been hearing from Sheryl Sandberg about how, “Success and likability are positively correlated for men and negatively correlated for women.” In other words – he’s a boss, and she’s a bitch. 1,489 more words


Early Education for Women

Women in Puritan Massachusetts were more educated than women in other colonies because their religion required them to read the Bible daily. Mothers were in charge of the education of their daughters which usually consisted of reading, some writing, basic household math, cooking, sewing, etiquette and other household duties. 402 more words

Meet a Q Alum: Genesis

Name: Genesis
From: New York, NY
Pronouns: She, her, hers
Class: Barnard College, Class of 2012 (WOOOH!)
Major: Sociology
What do you do now: I’m in Global Marketing & Strategy for a financial services company. 196 more words

Today in NYC History: Barnard College is Founded in 1889

A week ago we looked out how a determined group of activists saved their college and today we celebrate an activist who started one. On April 1, 1889, the Board of Trustees of Columbia University voted to found Barnard College, which became the first college available to women in New York City. 603 more words

Today In NYC History

In College and Hiding From Scary Ideas

by Judith Shulevitz
March 21, 2015

….A few weeks ago, Zineb El Rhazoui, a journalist at Charlie Hebdo, spoke at the University of Chicago, protected by the security guards she has traveled with since supporters of the Islamic State issued death threats against her. 132 more words