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By biconews On 30 Apr, 2016 At 03:33 AM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Bryn Mawr | With 0 Comments
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By EMILY SCHALK, Staff Writer Bryn Mawr’s Shakespeare Performance Troupe presented Much Ado About Nothing, their last show of the year, from April 7-9 in Rhoads Dining Hall. The production, which starred Marian Bechtel ‘16, Emmett Binkowski ‘16, Rachel Hampton ‘16, and Alison Robins ‘17, is set in the 1920’s and follows the stories of […]

By biconews On 30 Apr, 2016 At 03:35 AM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Bryn Mawr | With 0 Comments
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By KATE HAWTHORNE, Staff Writer “Rince na Mawr,” Bryn Mawr’s Irish Dance group, celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with a performance that married traditional dance with pop culture.  This is their fourth annual Celtic Festival. In honor of the Irish holiday,  Lindsey Foster,  Bridget Murray, and Erin Saladin – performed a flash mob in front of the Campus […]

By biconews On 30 Apr, 2016 At 03:52 AM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Haverford | With 0 Comments
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  By ISABELLA NUGENT, Staff Writer Under kaleidoscope lights in the high-ceiled tomb that is Erdman common room, Greasepaint Productions performed Urinetown to the Bi-Co campus. Urinetown turns a satirical lens on issues of human rights and revolution through grand musical numbers and plunger-wielding fight scenes. Imagine Les Misérables but with less blood and more toilet […]

By biconews On 28 Apr, 2016 At 10:24 PM | Categorized As Arts, Bryn Mawr, City Studies, Front Page, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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By STEPHANIE MARRIE, Staff Writer It is a packed house on April 22, at the Bryn Mawr film institute. Men, women, and children swarm around the cat memorabilia in anticipation of the Internet Cat Film Festival. The vendors are all women. Unfortunately, there are no actual cats. Three busts wearing contemporary cat ears greet the […]

By biconews On 28 Apr, 2016 At 09:49 PM | Categorized As Arts, Book Reviews | With 0 Comments
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By KATE HAWTHORNE, Staff Writer If you like The Maximum Ride series by James Patterson, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, The Animorphs series by K.A. Applegate, and The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling…  then you should read: Dr. Franklin’s Island by Ann Halam Genre: Mystery, Science Fiction, Young Adult “What’s […]

By bmcphoto.biconews On 20 Apr, 2016 At 03:17 PM | Categorized As Arts, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Music / Bands, This Week in Pictures | With 0 Comments
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Photography by JENNIFER ORR, Photo Editor Over 300 students from the Tri-Co Consortium attended this years Tri-Co Battle of the Bands, hosted by Bryn Mawr Concert Series in the Campus Center to have fun and listen to various student bands.

By biconews On 20 Apr, 2016 At 01:00 PM | Categorized As Arts | With 0 Comments
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  By FIONA REDMOND, Staff Writer Photography by JENNIFER ORR, Photo Editor The Tri-College Battle of the Bands was held on April 9 in the Bryn Mawr Campus Center. Although the night started without a hitch,  each of the eight Tri-co bands performing for 15 minute blocks, controversy came when it was time to vote for the ultimate wining […]

By "> On 20 Apr, 2016 At 05:33 AM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Close-Up Film Column, Front Page | With 0 Comments
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By ELLEN JIN, Film Columnist Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015) dir. Kent Jones Vertigo (1958) dir. Alfred Hitchcock As the master of suspense, Hitchcock struggled to distance himself from entertainment cinema. Francois Truffaut, auteur filmmaker of the French New Wave, admired Hitchcock immensely and sought to salvage his reputation from being seen as quintessentially Hollywood. In 1962, Truffaut […]

By "> On 15 Apr, 2016 At 03:44 PM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Bryn Mawr | With 0 Comments
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BY ISABEL GELLERT, Staff Writer Imani Winds, a Grammy-nominated wind quintet performed in Thomas Great Hall on the evening of Friday, April 1, as part of Bryn Mawr College’s Performing Arts series. The program, “Considered (Mostly) Modern” included a variety of 20th century modern pieces with traditional elements. Lisa Kraus, the Performing Arts Coordinator, introduced […]

By "> On 15 Apr, 2016 At 03:01 PM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Bryn Mawr, City Studies, Features, Front Page | With 0 Comments
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By ALIYA CHAUDHRY, Arts Editor Photos courtesy of BMC Communications Weekly prison visits, curating an exhibition, traveling to Japan– all of these have been components of past 360° Course Clusters. The 360° Course Cluster program, offered by Bryn Mawr College, allows students to take a group of classes crossing departments along with an additional component […]

By "> On 13 Apr, 2016 At 10:11 PM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Bryn Mawr, Front Page | With 0 Comments
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By ALIYA CHAUDHRY, Arts Editor Heather McHugh visited Bryn Mawr College on Wednesday, February 24. She held a Q&A Session at 4:00 p.m. in English House Lecture Hall and read her poetry in the Goodhart Music Room at 7:30 p.m. McHugh, a MacArthur Grant recipient, has written eight books of poems, a collection of literary […]

By biconews On 13 Apr, 2016 At 09:58 PM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Bryn Mawr | With 1 Comment
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By DEBORAH HAARTZ, Staff Writer Photography by JENNIFER ORR, Photo Editor On Thursday March 31, poet and activist Andrea Gibson led a writing workshop for Tri-Co writers at Bryn Mawr College. The next evening, Gibson delivered a riveting spoken word performance in Bryn Mawr’s Campus Center. Gibson is an accomplished spoken word performer, the first […]