We can sit here and say "Oh, they're all the same," but do you think there are substantive differences in the student body?
EH: There are pros and cons to every school that you go to.
A frat bro posted flyers around Manhattan seeking the perfect formal date — and ended up meeting a model.
It all started two weeks ago when Ned, a 28-year-old Columbia junior, realized he needed a date for his frat’s winter formal on Dec. “I wasn’t talking to any girls and I’ve been studying all semester trying to make grades,” Ned, who declined to disclose his last name for professional reasons, tells The Post.
But the details of how students from each school interact are skimmed over in campus tours and official documents, instead rearing their heads during awkward social interactions—when a CC student has to come down from their room to sign in a friend from Barnard, or when people discuss the dating scene, or through anonymous comments on websites like Bwog and College ACB.
I've always been interested in what school someone goes to in the same way I'm interested in their major.
There's something potent and unsaid about the Barnard-Columbia relationship. So we decided to see what people from both schools would say if we got them in a room together and asked them, up front, questions about the day-to-day realities of the Barnard-Columbia relationship. Columbia College Panel Evan Hamilton: Just speaking socially, from my experience, college in general is about getting out, going out, in general.
But we can still find connections like, we're college students, we're in New York City, we're in Morningside Heights.
EH: I don't know, I find that Barnard girls are awesome. I've consistently found really awesome Barnard girls.
One con that I've heard Barnard girls talk about is this sort of—I think prejudice might be too strong of a word—but some sort of hesitation for that reason, because they are Barnard girls.
When you lump someone into a category it's easy to attach names, but when you attach names you're just being a dick.