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By "> On 16 Aug, 2015 At 01:39 AM | Categorized As Archives, Bryn Mawr, Features, Food, Front Page, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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Lily Lopate, Editor in Chief  Have you tasted the edamame beans and smoothies at Bryn Mawr? Yeah, they’re not half bad. Your taste buds may be bracing themselves for the watery bland taste of institutional food but Bryn Mawr’s selection upholds a standard of fresh and healthy. The food critics at “Best” agree, ranking […]

By biconews On 30 Mar, 2015 At 03:54 PM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, Haverford, Haverford News, News | With 0 Comments
Fords gather in the gymnasium to vote during a 2013 Plenary.

Michael Pavliv, Managing Editor Photography by Ryan Gooding On the evening of February 15, Fords packed the bleachers of the Calvin Gooding ’84 Arena for the Spring 2015 Plenary session, an occasion for the ages, in which the student body heard nine resolutions and voted to pass eight of them, all within a little over […]

By biconews On 23 Mar, 2015 At 02:23 AM | Categorized As Archives, BiCo News, Bryn Mawr, Front Page, News, World News | With 0 Comments
A memorial is created following a vigil at UNC Chapel Hill. A similar vigil was held at Bryn Mawr College after the shootings, giving students a chance to reflect on hate crimes and islamophobia in the United States.

Aliya Chaudhry, Staff Writer On February 10, three Muslim students from the University of North Carolina were shot by their neighbor, forty-six year-old Craig Hicks, who was indicted by a grand jury on February 16 on three counts of first-degree murder and one count of discharging a firearm in an occupied dwelling. He did not […]

By biconews On 23 Mar, 2015 At 01:22 AM | Categorized As Archives, Bryn Mawr, Features, Front Page, Haverford | With 0 Comments
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Monica Marie Zorrilla, Contributing Writer The first time I was called a whore, I was thirteen years old. It happened on an unusually breezy Miami day in February at the cafeteria of an all-boys Jesuit preparatory academy during an event where girls could infiltrate the inner sanctum of the testosterone-ridden halls. I was wearing the […]

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

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

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

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

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

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. […]