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By biconews On 10 Nov, 2014 At 01:16 AM | Categorized As Bryn Mawr, Features, This Week in Pictures | With 0 Comments
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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 12:25 AM | Categorized As BiCo News, Bryn Mawr News, Features, Haverford, Haverford News, News | With 0 Comments
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Lizzie Siegle, Staff Writer Earlier this month, Tri-Co Computer Science (CS) students gathered at Bryn Mawr to learn about tech internships and jobs offered at Google.  Smith College alum and current Google college recruiter Sidnie Davis, along with a software engineer from the New York office, were looking to get more females to apply for […]

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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 […]

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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 12:56 AM | Categorized As Features, Front Page, Haverford, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
Students in the Haverford apartments make their space more livable with a ball pit in a spare room.

Esme Trontz, Contributing Writer Many freshmen have come to an unwritten consensus about the quality of their dorms at Haverford College; there are clear, inevitable differences between the four dorms (Tritton Hall, Gummere Hall, Barclay Hall, and Haverford College Apartments (HCA)). But as Sabrina Emms, a freshman living in Gummere 2/2, noted, the issues in […]

By biconews On 9 Nov, 2014 At 07:01 PM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Bryn Mawr, Features, Opinion | With 0 Comments
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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 […]

By biconews On 30 Oct, 2014 At 07:09 PM | Categorized As Bryn Mawr, Features, Front Page, News/Political, Opinion, Potpourri | With 2 Comments
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Ty Joplin, Contributing Writer I grew up in a conservative hub outside of Houston, Texas. The most common vehicle in town is an absurdly large truck – jacked up so high you have to use a ladder to climb into the driver’s seat. Driving to and from school, it was commonplace to see symbols of […]

By biconews On 30 Oct, 2014 At 07:04 PM | Categorized As Features, Front Page, Haverford | With 0 Comments
Some freshmen in one HCA apartment coped with their living situation by creating a ball pit in a spare room.

Esme Trontz, Contributing Writer Photography by Maria McGurrin and Esme Trontz Many freshmen have come to an unwritten consensus about the quality of their dorms at Haverford College; there are clear, inevitable differences between the four dorms (Tritton Hall, Gummere Hall, Barclay Hall, and Haverford College Apartments (HCA)). But as Sabrina Emms, a freshman living […]

By biconews On 30 Oct, 2014 At 06:18 PM | Categorized As Arts, Bryn Mawr, Features | With 0 Comments
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Sarah Juma, Contributing Writer It’s been called ‘The most exciting new show of fall and it does live up to its title. Filmed at Bryn Mawr College’s prestigious campus (soirèe at Thomas Great Hall!), the show, which joins its fellow Thursday-night Shonda Rhime’s-predecessors, Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy, is simply put, ‘a killer thriller.’ Protagonist, Professor […]

By biconews On 7 Oct, 2014 At 08:26 PM | Categorized As Features, Front Page, News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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Qingyi Gong, Staff Writer On Tuesday September 23, over one hundred representatives, ranging from heads-of-state to government officials to leaders in business, finance and civil society, met in New York City for a United Nations summit to discuss the issue of climate change. The summit was the largest and most important global meeting on climate […]

By biconews On 28 Sep, 2014 At 02:47 PM | Categorized As Bryn Mawr, Features, Front Page | With 0 Comments
Alumna from the 1940s and 50's participate in the inauguration ceremony of Kim Cassidy, affectionately referred to as K-Cass.

Written by Zubin Hill and Lily Lopate Photography By Maria McGurrin and Jennifer Orr At 11:45 AM on September 20th, 2014, Bryn Mawr celebrated the formal inauguration of Kimberly Wright Cassidy as the ninth President of the College. Saturday’s inauguration ceremony was held on Merion Green, followed by a luncheon at the Wyndham Alumnae House. […]

By biconews On 25 Sep, 2014 At 03:11 AM | Categorized As Bryn Mawr, Features, Opinion, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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Shreepriya Poudel, Contributing Writer In the craziness of a typical semester in the Bi-Co, it can be really easy to forget all about our summer experiences and immediately address the list of assignments and papers due every week. My summer internship in Philadelphia gave me a major wake-up call as to how I was leading […]