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By biconews On 16 Feb, 2015 At 04:04 AM | Categorized As Archives, BiCo News, Bryn Mawr, Bryn Mawr News, Front Page, Haverford, Haverford News | With 1 Comment
Two student perform in the social commentary piece “1 in 5,” choreographed by Sofia Ranalli, about sexual harassment towards women on college campuses at the Fall Student Dance Concert.

Fiona Redmond, Staff Writer Photography by Maria McGurrin From Charlottesville to New Haven, from Chapel Hill to Swarthmore, a plethora of high-profile collegiate sexual assault scandals have swept the nation in recent years, generating negative media attention and provoking administrators to reevaluate campus policies. Colleges across the country—regardless of size, ownership, and prestige—have had multiple […]

By biconews On 16 Feb, 2015 At 04:17 AM | Categorized As Archives, Arts | With 0 Comments
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Aliya Chaudhry, Staff Writer Rating: 8/10 The historical drama, The Imitation Game, written by Graham Moore and directed by Morten Tyldum, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and Matthew Goode, has received critical acclaim and several Oscar nominations. It centers on Alan Turing, a socially inept mathematician played by Cumberbatch, who joins a group of […]

By biconews On 16 Feb, 2015 At 04:10 AM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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Ashley Reid, Arts Editor I’m just going to be honest. Beauty and the Beast is not only my favorite Disney movie, but probably my favorite fairytale. On Friday January 23, my sister and I made a date night in Philly to see Charles Way’s adaptation of Beauty and the Beast directed by Whit MacLaughlin at the Arden Theatre. I had been to […]

By biconews On 16 Feb, 2015 At 04:56 AM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, News, World News | With 0 Comments
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Abby Hoyt, Staff Writer On January 20, 2015, President Obama started his State of the Union address in the same way as he ran his 2008 campaign, by referencing “real” Americans. Obama referenced the Erler family of Minneapolis, who, after working low-end jobs for years, finally made ends meet after sending wife, Rebekah, to community […]

By biconews On 12 Dec, 2014 At 08:35 PM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Front Page | With 0 Comments
Haverford and Bryn Mawr students protest the Vietnam War on Founders Green in the spring of 1967.

Reading Reveals Psychological Traumas of Combat Michael Pavliv, Managing Editor Photography courtesy of Bi College News Archives Wartime poetry is approximately as old as the literary genre itself; writings like the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh and Homer’s Iliad date back several millennia. But throughout much of recorded history, poems on the subject tend to glamorize […]

By biconews On 9 Nov, 2014 At 07:01 PM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Bryn Mawr, Features, Opinion | With 0 Comments
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Lily Lopate, Editor in Chief When I was eleven, I wanted a guarantee that a book would be satisfactory, so I would read the last chapter before committing to any purchase. Not quite carefree, I was seeking assurance.  In hindsight, my tendency to jump ahead was inconsiderate to the likes of Frances Burnett or E.B […]

By biconews On 21 Dec, 2012 At 05:04 PM | Categorized As Archives | With 0 Comments
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Originally Published: Jan. 12, 2010 Yeah, almost all the reasons why people love the United States are bullshit. To say it is democratic is inane when in so many other places, people have just as much say in how they are governed as we do in America, if not more. The inspiration for American democracy […]

By "> On 20 Dec, 2012 At 05:17 PM | Categorized As Archives | With 0 Comments
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By Liz Hood Columnist Originally Published: Dec. 20, 2009 As we enter December, we find ourselves once again in the midst of finals week and all the grind and anxiety it brings. It’s the most stressful time of year, a time when we have hundreds of papers due and even more hours of studying ahead. […]

By biconews On 19 Dec, 2010 At 06:56 AM | Categorized As Archives | With 0 Comments
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By Meena Seralathan Originally Publish: Jan 21,2010 As finals week gets underway and my brain begins to dissolve under the strain of exams and other responsibilities, I’ve decided that the best way to spend my time when I finally get home is to start watching a bunch of mindless action flicks. Naturally, this led me […]

By biconews On 14 Jan, 2010 At 02:17 PM | Categorized As Archives | With 0 Comments

By Hannah Jaenicke  After a year-long search, Joe Spadaro has been named as Haverford’s Chief Information Officer (CIO). President Dr. Stephen G. Emerson ’74 said that Spadaro was the administration’s first choice for the role, although all of the candidates were strong contenders. Spadaro currently holds a similar position at St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, NY, […]

By biconews On 14 Jan, 2010 At 06:40 AM | Categorized As Archives | With 0 Comments

By Elizabeth Svokos Professor Zolani Ngwane started working as an assistant professor at Haverford in 2001. His professional future panned out as expected: he became a full-time professor in the Anthropology department, teaching classes ranging from modernism to religion to the theories behind anthropology.  “I like all facets of anthropology,” he said.  But before he settled down […]

By biconews On 14 Jan, 2010 At 03:24 AM | Categorized As Archives | With 0 Comments

My first instinct is to smile remembering Greg’s quick wit and priceless sense of humor. Greg was a great teacher. He showed us all the truly important things in life by the way he led his life; what it means to be honest, modest, gentle, fair, and generous.