A Lesson on Gerrymandering by Professor Ethan Bloch

by Gabrielle Berbey ger·ry·man·der /ˈjerēˌmandər/ verb gerund or present participle: gerrymandering manipulate the boundaries of (an electoral constituency) so as to favor one party or class. achieve (a result) by manipulating the boundaries of an electoral constituency With Statewide Direct Primary elections approaching on June 5th and midterm elections on November 6th, 100 Days invited Professor […]

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Nobody Wins When the Family Feuds: Brown and Black Voices at Predominantly White Institutions

Written by Dezi Hall As a person of color moving within predominantly white institutions (PWIs), I’ve always stuck out like a sore thumb. My middle and high schools were majority white and taught me that I would not always be well-received, especially as an artist. Over the years I’ve encountered other students of color who […]

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The Unspoken Conversation: Navigating the obscured landscapes of our bodies

by Gabrielle Berbey How do we define the relationship we have with our bodies and is it even something that needs a definition? In recognition of Eating Disorder Awareness week, The 100 Days Initiative spent three hours in the Campus Center with Bard’s Wellness Committee, interviewing students about their feelings surrounding self-love, institutionalized shame, and […]

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Artist Interviews from Borikén Florece: A Benefit Concert for Puerto Rico

by Gabrielle Berbey On October 29th, various first and second generation Puerto Rican artists from around New York performed at a benefit concert for Puerto Rico held at Bard’s Sosnoff Theater. All of the proceeds from the event were donated to Taller Salud, Casa Pueblo, and Iser Caribe, community-based organizations to support the health and […]

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