SGA maintains a list of all recognized clubs on their website. Additional religious and social action groups are sponsored by the Student Governing Board (SGB). Community service groups are sponsored by Community Impact (CI), intramural athletic and recreation groups are sponsored by club sports (CSGB), and groups that have membership comprised of both undergraduate and graduate students are advised by the Inter-school Governing Board (IGB).
The Barnard Bulletin is a bi-weekly magazine that strives to be the voice of the college. The magazine features in-depth articles covering all areas of student life, including on- and off-campus events, news analysis, and reviews of film, theater, and the arts. Reporters develop skills in writing, editing, and production and get an inside view of the campus scene. The staff welcomes Barnard and Columbia students. All skills are needed: reporting, interviewing, layout, photography, graphics, advertising, and office management. The Bulletin office is in 100 Brooks Hall.
The Mortarboard is Barnard College’s yearbook. The Mortarboard requires a talented staff of students from each class to put together a first-rate product utilizing the professional layout program InDesign. Positions available include: Editor-in-Chief, marketing manager, technology manager, business manager, sales manager, and more! Students interested in publications, leadership, or memorializing their time at Barnard should email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the Student Life office for more information.
WBAR is a free-form, non-commercial, non-profit student-run radio station broadcasting from the Barnard College campus. WBAR provides the Barnard, Columbia, and global community with primarily independent radio and organizes some of the hottest concerts in New York throughout the year. WBAR offers news, interviews, on-air performances, off-campus DJ opportunities, and explores a variety of musical expressions.
Barnard students have a long history of serving the community in many different ways. A number of peer-education groups, such as Nightline, Rape-Crisis/Anti-Violence, and Well-Woman, provide services to students on campus. Many Barnard students are also active in programs operated through SGB, Barnard/Columbia Hillel, and Community Impact. Students may also get involved through the McIntosh Activities Council’s Action Committee.
SGB groups and the Kraft Center are Columbia University’s portals for religious and social action activities. The Kraft Center is located at 606 W. 115th Street, across from Shapiro Hall. SGB groups are based in Lerner Hall. The interdenominational St. Paul’s Chapel is an extension of Earl Hall. All Barnard students can be active in SGB and Kraft Center clubs and organizations.
About 75 student groups are affiliated with SGB and/or the Kraft Center. All major religious denominations on campus use these facilities in providing counseling and group activities as well as religious observance and worship. Activities also include social action and research, lectures, discussion, musical recitals, folk dancing, and other recreational activities. All groups are voluntary, and student initiative is essential. Facilities are open to all members of the University.