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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 03:31 AM | Categorized As Arts, Haverford | With 0 Comments

Lizzie Siegle, Staff Writer In James House at Haverford College on Friday night, February 6, the Bi-Co WHRC radio station hosted its first-ever Open Mic event. Hosted by MC Andrew Szczurek (HC ’16), he started off the night with a rousing poetry reading from “romanticist poet T.S Swift.” In a deadpan voice void of emotion, […]

By biconews On 16 Feb, 2015 At 03:29 AM | Categorized As Arts, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments

Charlie Espinoza, Contributing Writer If you have taken a humanities or social science course that has anything to do with nature recently, chances are you have heard (or voiced yourself) skepticism about the way we Americans romanticize the wild. Rather than elevate it to an incorruptible Eden, most contemporary scholars say we should emphasize how […]

By biconews On 15 Feb, 2015 At 04:01 AM | Categorized As Arts, Features, Front Page, Seasonal | With 0 Comments

Aliya Chaudry, Staff Writer for the Arts Section, and Ashley Reid, Arts Editor, each choose fourteen favorite Valentine’s Day movies. Aliya’s Favorites 1. If You Love Valentine’s Day: Love Actually (2003) Starring: Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson Directed by: Richard Curtis Love Actually has a huge cast, and a good variety of love stories […]

By biconews On 26 Jan, 2015 At 02:38 AM | Categorized As Arts, Seasonal, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments

Restaurant Review: Max Brenner, 1500 Walnut, Philadelphia Lizzie Siegle, Staff Writer  A few Sundays ago, I had the pleasure of brunching at a restaurant like few others. When one first walks in to Max Brenner, their senses are attacked. The homy aroma of chocolate soars through the air. I would describe the decor as classy Willy […]

By biconews On 26 Jan, 2015 At 12:57 AM | Categorized As Arts | With 0 Comments

Devica Bhutani, Contributing Writer   The Bi-Co Orchestra performed its annual Fall Orchestra Concert on Friday, November 21, 2014 in Marshall Auditorium. The orchestra opened with Idomendo Overture by Mozart, conducted by Haverford senior Robert Hillinck. Next, orchestra director Heidi Jacob conducted J.C. Bach’s Sinfonia Op 18, No. 2. Interestingly, Mozart was inspired by Bach’s […]

By biconews On 16 Dec, 2014 At 04:22 AM | Categorized As Arts, Seasonal | With 0 Comments

Lily Lopate, Editor in Chief  Movie lovers unite around the holidays since the industry typically releases its biggest hits of this season then. At the onset of finals, what keeps us motivated is the prospect of an escape. Whether it’s classic or contemporary, comedic or poignant, it’s time to consume them all. Here’s our list […]

By biconews On 12 Dec, 2014 At 08:36 PM | Categorized As Arts, Bryn Mawr, Features, Front Page, Haverford | With 0 Comments

Aliya Chaudhry, Staff Writer Photography by Paola Noguares The Theater Program of Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges recently presented their latest production, Love and Information, written by Caryl Churchill and directed by Catharine K. Slusar. The performances took place on November 14-16 and November 20-22 in the Hepburn Teaching Theater in Goodhart Hall. Love and […]

By biconews On 12 Dec, 2014 At 08:43 PM | Categorized As Arts, Haverford | With 0 Comments
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Morgan Chien-Hale, Staff Writer From October 24th to December 15th, Haverford’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery is showcasing the first U.S. exhibition to celebrate modern artwork from the Maghreb and the Maghrebi Diaspora.  Some of the most revered artists from the region are being featured under the unifying theme, Memory, Place, and Desire. Perhaps the most important […]

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 12 Dec, 2014 At 08:02 PM | Categorized As Arts, Bryn Mawr, Front Page, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments

Aliya Chaudhry, Staff Writer Gish Jen, a novelist and short story writer, visited Bryn Mawr College on Wednesday, December 3rd. She held a Q+A session at 2 p.m. and read excerpts of her book, World and Town, in Goodhart Music Room at 7:30 p.m. In his introduction to the reading, Professor Daniel Torday stated, “In […]