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By biconews On 17 Nov, 2014 At 03:33 AM | Categorized As Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Sports, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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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 02:39 AM | Categorized As Front Page, Haverford, Haverford News, Opinion, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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Abigail Hoyt, Staff Writer Photos by Jennifer Orr Strut. That’s the best way to describe how Laverne Cox entered the Robert’s Marshall Auditorium stage, Friday November 7th. There was magic in the way Cox walked that immediately shattered the barrier of fame intimidation that most celebrities emit. Exuding confidence, she took the microphone and through […]

By biconews On 17 Nov, 2014 At 02:03 AM | Categorized As Front Page, Haverford, Haverford News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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    Fiona Redmond, Staff Writer Photography by Jennifer Orr and courtesy of Lionsgate Television, Tilted Productions At 7:30 PM on Friday, November 7, breakout star Laverne Cox—known for her role as the transgender woman Sophia Burset on the Netflix hit Orange is the New Black—gave a talk in Haverford’s Robert Hall auditorium, providing a […]

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 12 Nov, 2014 At 04:40 PM | Categorized As Front Page, Haverford, News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
Howard Lutnick (left) and Haverford President Daniel Weiss at Haverford College on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Bob Williams, Philadelphia Inquirer.

Michael F. Schwarze, Staff Writer On October 25 in Haverford’s Marshall Auditorium, the college’s administrators introduced the public portion of the “Lives That Speak” campaign. The presentation began with Haverford President Dan Weiss officially publicizing the campaign of “restoration and reinvention” to be completed by June 2017 before a crowd of students, faculty, alumni, and […]

By biconews On 10 Nov, 2014 At 12:27 AM | Categorized As Haverford, News/Political, Opinion, Uncategorized | With 1 Comment
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Ash Khayami, Staff Writer Targeting ISIL (or ISIS or IS) has recently migrated from the talking points of Western politicians to the oil fields and strongholds held by the Islamist extremist in Syria and Iraq. Friday, September 26 marked the third day of US-led airstrikes on IS positions. That morning fourteen IS militants were killed […]

By biconews On 10 Nov, 2014 At 12:36 AM | Categorized As BiCo News, Front Page, Haverford, Haverford News, News | With 0 Comments
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 Yixuan Zeng, Staff Writer As the new school year gets underway, Haverford celebrates its incoming class of 2018, including some forty-seven international students, the largest number in school history. Among the sixteen foreign countries and regions represented, China has the most. According to Haverford’s Office of Admissions, Beijing ranked third of the top cities represented […]

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
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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 […]

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 12:26 AM | Categorized As BiCo Sports, BMC Sports, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Sports, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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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 […]