Barnard Assailants’ Expulsion Overturned
BY SARAH MILLER-DAVENPORT
This past Monday the College Community Board overturned its previous decision to expel the students found responsible for the recent assault at Barnard.
In March, seniors Richard Kocher and Ryan Catignani and sophomore Nicholas Walker were arrested for breaking into a Barnard resident’s room and two of them were charged with assaulting him. At a hearing last week, the Community Board, made up of three faculty members and two students expelled two students and suspended a third found to be involved in the attack. The administration would not disclose which students were given which sanctions.
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CS Majors Upset Over New Hire
The Computer Science Department’s recent job search culminated in the hiring of the candidate students ranked last, and the resignation of the candidate that students ranked first.
After interviewing four candidates for a tenure-track position, the CS department originally offered the position to Stina Bridgeman, a CS professor from Brown University in early March. She was the second choice of students, but she declined the position and the program administrators offered the position to Timothy
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