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By biconews On 13 Apr, 2015 At 04:17 AM | Categorized As Arts, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, This Week in Pictures | With 0 Comments

Photography by Maria McGurrin The first ever Tri-college Battle of the Bands Kicked off last weekend attacking 400 students from all three colleges. The winner would be given the opportunity to open for an as of yet unidentified headliner at Bryn Mawr College’s May Day celebration…. The bands competeing included Blacktop and Friends, Zintakou, Bazmati […]

By biconews On 30 Mar, 2015 At 03:24 PM | Categorized As Arts, Bryn Mawr | With 0 Comments

Aliya Chaudhry, Staff Writer Linda Leavell visited Bryn Mawr on February 23 promoting her latest book, Holding On Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore, which won a Plutarch Award and the PEN/Weld award for biography. Marianne Moore was a celebrated modernist poet and Bryn Mawr alumna. She received a Pulitzer Prize, National […]

By biconews On 23 Mar, 2015 At 02:35 AM | Categorized As Arts, Seasonal | With 0 Comments

Aliya Chaudhry, Staff Writer 10. Neil Patrick Harris’ Secret Briefcase of Oscar Predictions This year’s host, Neil Patrick Harris, said he had made Oscar predictions, and to prove their credibility and reliability, he put them in a briefcase which he locked in a box on the side of the stage and told Octavia Spencer to […]

By biconews On 23 Mar, 2015 At 02:20 AM | Categorized As Arts, Seasonal | With 0 Comments
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Ashley Reid, Arts Editor One never knows what to expect at the Oscars. So when on Sunday February 22, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, stars from around the globe gathered to celebrate cinema’s biggest night, nobody expected Neil Patrick Harris to walk on stage in his tightie-whities, commenting on how acting is a “noble […]

By biconews On 23 Mar, 2015 At 01:43 AM | Categorized As Arts, Bryn Mawr, Haverford | With 0 Comments

Aliya Chaudhry, Staff Writer On Friday December 5th, and Saturday December 6th, Bi-Co Original Works presented their Fall 2014 Play Festival in Thomas Great Hall at 7:30 p.m.  The festival, produced by Delia Bloom and Alli Rodgers, featured four plays directed, written, produced and acted out by students. The first play, titled “What Kind of […]

By biconews On 23 Mar, 2015 At 01:08 AM | Categorized As Arts, BiCo News, Features, Haverford, News | With 1 Comment

Abby Hoyt, Staff Writer If Lorne Michaels tells you that you are the worst comedian he has ever seen, many aspiring comedians may have gotten discouraged and given up their dream altogether, but not Alan Zweibel. In fact, when he came to speak at Haverford College’s Marshall Auditorium on February 27, he explained how not […]

By biconews On 23 Mar, 2015 At 01:51 AM | Categorized As Arts | With 0 Comments

  Ashley Reid, Arts Editor If “Beauty and the Beast,” as I so declared in my last review, is my favorite fairy tale of all time, then Cinderella is probably my second-favorite fairy tale of all time. Cinderella, in a way, is a story that defines the essence of childhood. How many kids do you […]

By biconews On 23 Mar, 2015 At 12:38 AM | Categorized As Arts, Seasonal | With 0 Comments
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In February, Arts Editor Ashley Reid organized open to all Bi-College students in which they were invited to write a Valentine’s Day poem, with one catch: they would be limited to the miscellaneous list of seventy “unromantic” words. The following is the list of words to which participants were limited: 1)syzygy         […]

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 […]