The 2018 midterm elections saw college student voters double in number. Barnard students weigh in on why they vote, how they research issues and candidates, and what they’d say to encourage those who aren’t voting.
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Taylor Thompson ’20 is learning about policies and practices that will help her deconstruct inequities in the education system.
The advice Mia Ciallella ’19 gives to Barnard students: Be a part of as many different groups as interest you.
Filmmaker Rachel Kastner '19 on how Barnard helps her chase her dreams.
Akshaya shares her journey from uncertain first-year student to successful STEM researcher and University arts leader with an exciting job offer on the horizon.
Nika's collection of poetry is based on her work with Syrian refugees.
Economics major Grace Shadid ’16 fell in love with pole vaulting at a young age.
Rachel Herzog '15 directs the Barnard Columbia Ancient Drama Group's production of Euripides' Ion.
A swimmer whose specialty stroke is the butterfly, Trudi Patrick is a member of the Columbia Lions Women’s Swimming/Diving team.
Computer science major Jada Hawkins is the co-founder of Athena Digital Design.
Writer and feminist activist Julie Zeilinger ’15 is the founder and editor of TheFBomb and the author of two books, A Little F’d Up and College 101.
Ariane recently played Liesl in NBC's production of "The Sound of Music Live!" She also plays Eve in Darren Aronofsky's film Noah.
Keyanna works in Barnard College's Arthur Ross Greenhouse. Her goal is to make urban spaces greener.
Cinneah is a peer educator at the Barnard-Columbia Rape Crisis Anti-Violence Support Center.
Gabby creates content for teen girls at Rookie Magazine and worked as a DIY blogger at Buzzfeed.
Joanne's desire to paint grew out of her passion for cartooning. Her newest project involves illustrating a children's book.
Lulu is the founder of the Barnard/Columbia Design for America Studio, a network of interdisciplinary student teams and community members using design for local and social impact.
Emily-Anne is the founder and director of the nonprofit program We Stop Hate, dedicated to raising self-esteem in teens through social media.
Claire created her own major, "philosophy of language." On the senior team of the American JKA Karate Association, she will represent the United States in Euro Cup.
An English major with a double minor in psychology and urban teaching, Mariany is a certified public school teacher in New York City. She is graduating from Barnard with a career opportunity at Goldman Sachs.
Toby, a history major, founded her own nonprofit, Wear It Don't Bear It, which donates the sales of her personally designed charms to the Bereaved Parents of the USA.
Bunge is a religion major who is the co-director of Columbia University's all-female a cappella group. She's also a talented jazz vocalist and a singer-songwriter.