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By biconews On 17 Nov, 2014 At 03:33 AM | Categorized As Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Sports, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments

Photos and Sports briefs courtesy of Bryn Mawr and Haverford Athletics. BRYN MAWR Basketball Baltimore, Md. – The Bryn Mawr basketball team opened their 2014-15 campaign earlier Saturday afternoon by taking part in the Women’s College Tip-Off Tournament, hosted by Notre Dame (Maryland). The Owls took on the host Gators in the opening game of […]

By biconews On 17 Nov, 2014 At 03:48 AM | Categorized As Arts, Bryn Mawr, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
Laurence Hobgood during a performance in Milan.

Aliya Chaudhry, Staff Writer On Thursday, November 6, former United States Poet Laureate, Robert Pinsky, and jazz pianist Laurence Hobgood visited Bryn Mawr College. They participated in a Q & A session with Professor Dilruba Ahmed’s Poetry I class earlier that day from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and their performance, called Poemjazz, took place […]

By biconews On 17 Nov, 2014 At 12:48 AM | Categorized As Arts, Bryn Mawr, This Week in Pictures | With 0 Comments

Photos by Maria McGurrin On Saturday night the newly renamed Bryn Mawr Hyphen hosted the annual Bryn Mawr Asian American Student Culture Show. The theme of the show was “Insider-Outsider”. Student groups and outside performers, including rapper Jason Chu, gathered to dance, sing and discuss Asian American identity with an enthusiastic crowd.

By biconews On 12 Nov, 2014 At 04:19 PM | Categorized As Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Sports, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
Hannah Hastings from the Bryn Mawr Cross Country Team  finished 15th individually in the event. Photo courtesy of Bryn Mawr Athletics.

BRYN MAWR Cross Country Haverford, Pa. – The Bryn Mawr cross country team got their postseason off to a great start on the afternoon of November 1. The Owls took home a sixth-place finish in the 2014 Centennial Conference Championship, just points shy of Muhlenberg. Johns Hopkins took home the conference crown with a 20-point […]

By biconews On 10 Nov, 2014 At 01:16 AM | Categorized As Bryn Mawr, Features, This Week in Pictures | With 0 Comments

Umika Kumar, Staff Writer Photography by Maria McGurrin Every year, on a Sunday evening, Bryn Mawr first years gather in the cloisters, ready to have the light of knowledge passed down to them by their elders in the Bryn Mawr sisterhood. Cultish? A little. But beautiful…a lot. It is a magical night. The upperclassmen line […]

By biconews On 10 Nov, 2014 At 12:28 AM | Categorized As BiCo News, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, News, News/Political, Opinion, Uncategorized, World News | With 2 Comments
Operation Iraqi Freedom

Mike Pavliv, Managing Editor As Edmund Burke once remarked, “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” As of September 21, ISIS remains resolute in its ethnic cleansing and savage brutality reminiscent of history’s most brutal regimes. As the terrorist organization appears poised to establish political authority in […]


Michael Schwarze, Staff Writer Why should a college student like myself care about voting in the upcoming midterm elections? Voting is a right that the United States has fought for repeatedly. There are many people throughout the world who do not have this right. Other countries allow their citizens the right to vote, but heavily […]

Photo Credit REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Chuanyi Qi, Contributing Writer The recent riots in Hong Kong, called the “umbrella revolution,” got its name because protesters used umbrellas to resist pepper spray from the police. The revolution stemmed from last year’s proposal, delivered by Tai Yiu-ting, Chan Kin- man, and Chu Yao-ming, to “Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP).”. The OCLP […]

By biconews On 10 Nov, 2014 At 12:26 AM | Categorized As BiCo Sports, BMC Sports, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Sports, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments

Lizzie Siegle, Staff Writer Thousands of young kids dream of being professional athletes when they grow up. A young Derek Sanderson Jeter was one such kid, who boasted in an elementary school paper that he would don the Yankee pinstripes as their starting shortstop—and then he actually went out and made it happen, forever changing […]

By biconews On 10 Nov, 2014 At 12:57 AM | Categorized As Arts, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments

Max Leone, Staff Writer  Morality is a strange and complicated thing that has puzzled the world’s greatest minds for all of history. There are countless quandaries in reality and fiction with no clear right answer – but “Is it better to eat a child or save her?” is not one of them. And yet this […]

By biconews On 10 Nov, 2014 At 12:35 AM | Categorized As Arts, Bryn Mawr, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
robin robertson

  Michael Pavliv, Managing Editor Photograph courtesy of Graeme Robertson for the Observer The few dozen Bi-College students, visitors, and faculty who filled the Goodhart Music Room at Bryn Mawr on Thursday, October 23 received an early Halloween treat, as famed Scottish poet Robin Robertson read an assortment of his works as part of Bryn […]

By biconews On 9 Nov, 2014 At 07:01 PM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Bryn Mawr, Features, Opinion | With 0 Comments
Photo courtesy of CCHM Victorian Book Club

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 […]