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By biconews On 30 Mar, 2015 At 03:54 PM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, Haverford, Haverford News, News | With 0 Comments
Fords gather in the gymnasium to vote during a 2013 Plenary.

Michael Pavliv, Managing Editor Photography by Ryan Gooding On the evening of February 15, Fords packed the bleachers of the Calvin Gooding ’84 Arena for the Spring 2015 Plenary session, an occasion for the ages, in which the student body heard nine resolutions and voted to pass eight of them, all within a little over […]

By biconews On 30 Mar, 2015 At 02:02 PM | Categorized As Bryn Mawr, Bryn Mawr News, Front Page, News | With 0 Comments
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Fiona Redmond, Staff Writer Photography by Maria McGurrin and Jennifer Orr Bryn Mawr’s Spring Plenary took place on Sunday, February 22, 2015 in Goodhart Auditorium.  This year’s theme was “Defy Gravity at Plenary” and featured Wicked themed t-shirts and regalia. As always, the entrance to Goodhart auditorium was filled with clubs selling merchandise and baked […]

By biconews On 23 Mar, 2015 At 02:23 AM | Categorized As Archives, BiCo News, Bryn Mawr, Front Page, News, World News | With 0 Comments
A memorial is created following a vigil at UNC Chapel Hill. A similar vigil was held at Bryn Mawr College after the shootings, giving students a chance to reflect on hate crimes and islamophobia in the United States.

Aliya Chaudhry, Staff Writer On February 10, three Muslim students from the University of North Carolina were shot by their neighbor, forty-six year-old Craig Hicks, who was indicted by a grand jury on February 16 on three counts of first-degree murder and one count of discharging a firearm in an occupied dwelling. He did not […]

By biconews On 23 Mar, 2015 At 01:55 AM | Categorized As BiCo News, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Seasonal | With 0 Comments
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Lizzie Siegle, Staff Writer On Wednesday February 25, members of the Bi-Co Chinese department gathered in the SGA House at Bryn Mawr to celebrate Lunar New Year, also known as the Chinese New Year. Authentic dumplings, rice, sweet and sour chicken, and other dishes were served and traditional red decorations adorned the back wall – […]

By biconews On 23 Mar, 2015 At 01:08 AM | Categorized As Arts, BiCo News, Features, Haverford, News | With 1 Comment
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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 16 Feb, 2015 At 04:04 AM | Categorized As Archives, BiCo News, Bryn Mawr, Bryn Mawr News, Front Page, Haverford, Haverford News | With 1 Comment
Two student perform in the social commentary piece “1 in 5,” choreographed by Sofia Ranalli, about sexual harassment towards women on college campuses at the Fall Student Dance Concert.

Fiona Redmond, Staff Writer Photography by Maria McGurrin From Charlottesville to New Haven, from Chapel Hill to Swarthmore, a plethora of high-profile collegiate sexual assault scandals have swept the nation in recent years, generating negative media attention and provoking administrators to reevaluate campus policies. Colleges across the country—regardless of size, ownership, and prestige—have had multiple […]

By biconews On 16 Feb, 2015 At 04:07 AM | Categorized As News, Uncategorized, World News | With 1 Comment
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Aliya Chaudhry, Staff Writer On Friday, January 9, President Barack Obama announced his plan to make community college free for students who attend at least half-time, provided they maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher and are on track to complete their degree or transfer to a four-year college. Obama posted a video message recorded […]

By biconews On 16 Feb, 2015 At 04:50 AM | Categorized As BiCo News, Bryn Mawr, Front Page, Haverford | With 0 Comments
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Lizzie Siegle, Staff Writer Beginning around 5:30 PM on Friday January 23, roughly fifty Tri-College students participated in the second annual Tri-College Hackathon. For the next forty-eight hours, teams of two to five people worked tirelessly to create a web or mobile application (“app”) that fit the theme of “Social and Environmental Impact.”    No prior […]

By biconews On 16 Feb, 2015 At 04:49 AM | Categorized As Haverford, Haverford News, Sports | With 0 Comments
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Michael F. Schwarze, Staff Writer On Wednesday January 28 at 7:30 PM, former Duke University basketball star Jay Williams came to Haverford’s Stokes Auditorium to give a presentation. Like most of the crowd, I was fairly excited for the presentation, yet Jay Williams delivered a speech that blew away my expectations. I left inspired and energized to […]

By biconews On 16 Feb, 2015 At 04:56 AM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, News, World News | With 0 Comments
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Abby Hoyt, Staff Writer On January 20, 2015, President Obama started his State of the Union address in the same way as he ran his 2008 campaign, by referencing “real” Americans. Obama referenced the Erler family of Minneapolis, who, after working low-end jobs for years, finally made ends meet after sending wife, Rebekah, to community […]

By biconews On 16 Feb, 2015 At 03:28 AM | Categorized As Features, News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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Isabella Nugent, Contributing Writer When it’s past twelve on a Friday night in Philadelphia, the last thing anyone is doing is thanking SEPTA. SEPTA (usually pronounced accompanied by a profanity) is too often seen as an immutable authority whose problems and little oddities simply have to be accepted as a part of the city. Even […]

By biconews On 16 Feb, 2015 At 03:06 AM | Categorized As News, World News | With 0 Comments
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Emmeline Douglas-Mann, Staff Writer The Greek election on January 25 saw the anti-austerity Syriza Party win 149 of 300 seats in parliament, with leader Alexis Tsipras sworn in as Prime Minister after successfully forming a coalition with fellow anti-austerity party Independent Greeks. Tsipras has promised to reject austerity and renegotiate Greece’s $270 billion bailout with the […]