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One of the questions I get asked all the time is “why is college so expensive?” It is a question that has exploded now beyond the confines of academia into the realm of policy debate and popular media. It is a good question, and one that eludes simple explanation.

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Essays in Barnard Magazine mark two key anniversaries for the preeminent Harlem Renaissance writer, Zora Neale Hurston '28.

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Film explores a school's desegregation 

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Assistant professors join science and humanities departments 

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The search for an absolute often leads to ambiguity 

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The oldest living holocaust survivor and her worldview

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Gail Beltrone works behind the scenes to benefit and beautify the campus. 

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A Women in Public Service Project symposium featured several women heads of state including Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga.

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When Jordan Borgman ’13 did not excel in high school French, she believed she lacked the facility to learn a foreign language. But when she left her hometown of Bangor, Maine, to spend a year of high school in Nagasaki, Japan, she surprised herself. 

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Alexander Cooley, Barnard's department of political science chair and Tow Professor of Political Science, is developing a course that looks at the rise of the resource-rich Central Asian countries and how it is impacting America's primacy on the global stage.

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