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We are Bard College’s only student newspaper. We print once a month during the academic year, and our coverage includes – but is not limited to – community news, feature writing, campus culture & activities, art reviews, opinions & editorials, sports updates, and news from Bard’s satellites around the world. We include student photography and artwork, and are completely student run.
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Featured Artist: Hannah Beerman

By Ori Carlin From a distance, Hannah Beerman’s paintings are playfully juvenile; colors reminiscent of Fauvism, an air of expressionism


Was Bard Cooler in the 70’s?

I graduated with the Class of 1973. Bard was then impoverished, unsightly from years of deferred maintenance, with bad food


The Free Press Champagne Sparkling Wine Review

What champagne am I going to pop on graduation day?

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Policy and Protocol: Title IX at Bard

President Leon Botstein sent an email to the Bard community in response to a Poughkeepsie Journal report of an alleged

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Don’t Fuck With the Tivoli Fire Department: They’re Watching You

Due to a string of vandalism that went beyond changing announcements of the fireman’s ball to announcements of the fireman

Mayor of Tivoli Responds to Your Comments: Explains the “Milky Ass” Water

I sense an implication in the comment, that perhaps Tivoli is not "mad chill"... If that is the implication, it

Bard’s Temporary Dorms Turn Out to Actually be Temporary

Catskill and Hudson, affectionately referred to as “the trailers,” will be returned to their manufacturers this summer.

Stacks on Stacks on Stacks: Why Student Government Chairs are Paid

Unlike every other club, there are members of Student Government that receive a stipend each semester for their work.