Barnard College

President of Barnard College Debora Spar attends the Athena Film Festival Awards at Barnard College on Feb. 8, 2014, in New York City. (credit: Robin Marchant/Getty Images for Athena Film Festival)

Barnard College Opens Discussion About Transgender Admissions

Debora Spar, president of the undergraduate college at Columbia University, is posing the question to the Barnard community in a series of town hall meetings and online forums, as the board develops a formal admissions policy.

12/14/2014

'Initiation:' Columbia University Student Video

Art Or Pornography? Controversy Erupts Over Racy Student Video Shot At Columbia

A racy video shot between stacks of books at Columbia University has gone viral, and while the students who made the video have called it art, others have deemed it lewd and pornographic.

02/05/2014

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Council Speaker Quinn Reveals Struggles With Bulimia And Alcoholism

“My life was out of control and I craved something that could give me control and that was bulimia,” Quinn said.

05/14/2013

President Barack Obama waves as he arrives for commencement ceremonies at Barnard College May 14, 2012 in New York. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Delivers Commencement Speech At Barnard College, Attends Chelsea Fundraiser

Obama delivered a commencement speech at Barnard College. Evan Wolfson, president and founder of Freedom To Marry, was also being honored at the commencement ceremony.

05/14/2012