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only less a as coordinating a be its spurn and was Changing Attitudes at Barnard By HELEN LE PAGE, '24 In life, everywhere, there are certain certain ideas and personalities which determine our actions. Here at Barnard, we-find miniature expressions of the forces which are moving groups outside. Being a cosmopolitan group with a metropolitan outlook, it is impossible to say there is a typical Barnard student, but I think we may enumerate some of the influences at work here which are typical of Barhard and of this year at college. Perhaps as a reaction against the far famed thoughtless enthusiasms the flapper of a year ago, we last fall when we came back here, in certain groups there was a ennui toward everything. Studies interested them little, extra-curricular affairs, abstractly and impersonally. There was nothing malicious in attitude but merely an air of indifference indifference which permeated everything was attempted during the fall. Field Day did not cause a ripple on the surface of college interest. The Wigs and Cues fall productions were upon as the whimsicalities and peculiar tastes of a certain group of people. Junior Show was not the Business of anyone. When the time came, the college would come and what somebody, somehow, had Clubs did not eveln struggle for existence. They just died. Student Council sat back and excused lack of interest by saying it was due to the growth of individualism. They refused refused to be paternalistic and to anything on the college for which there was not a spontaneous

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  1. Barnard Bulletin,
  2. 07 Mar 1924, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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