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By biconews On 30 Sep, 2015 At 03:48 AM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Features | With 0 Comments
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By STEPHANIE MARRIE, Staff Writer (Note: This review contains spoilers) What begins as a peaceful, if dull, morning on the beach turns into a noisy road trip. It’s the right kind of noise for Mike Lane, played by Channing Tatum, stuck in a failing furniture business and in the midst of sudden heartbreak. His love life […]

By biconews On 30 Sep, 2015 At 02:30 AM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Book Reviews, Bryn Mawr, Columns/Periodicals, Features, Seasonal | With 0 Comments
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By KATE HAWTHORNE, Staff Writer If you like Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, Through The Looking Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll and The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, then you should read… Pick #1: Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins.  Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Adventure, Young Adult Fiction   Review:  Before Suzanne Collins wrote the now-famous Hunger Games trilogy, […]

By biconews On 22 Sep, 2015 At 09:32 PM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Bryn Mawr, Features | With 0 Comments

By ALIYA CHAUDHRY, Staff Writer Summer 2015 was the second-largest grossing summer in the history of the movie industry, according to Variety. However, this summer’s movie market was dominated largely by Universal Studios and Disney, who together account for seven out of ten of the highest-grossing movies. Universal boasted the release of record-breaking reboot Jurassic […]

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 2 Comments

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 […]