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By biconews On 11 Dec, 2015 At 03:55 AM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, News | With 0 Comments
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By EMILIA OTTE, Copy Editor One experience on Bryn Mawr and Haverford students’ pre-graduation bucket list is to take a course at the University of Pennsylvania. Located 20 minutes away in University City, UPenn is part of the Quaker consortium and offers a wide variety of classes within its College of Liberal and Professional Studies, […]

By biconews On 11 Dec, 2015 At 03:50 AM | Categorized As Archives, News | With 0 Comments
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By AYESHA MIR At this  moment, a total of 12 million refugees have fled their homes because of conflict; half of them are children. Four million Syrians attained the status of ‘refugee’ in just the last couple of months, and more then 700,000 Syrians refugees and other refugees and other migrants risked their lives this […]

By biconews On 30 Nov, 2015 At 08:30 PM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, News | With 0 Comments
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By ALIYA CHAUDHRY, Arts Editor Standardized test scores have long been considered an integral part of college applications. Now, more and more colleges are dropping the requirement, with the number of test-optional colleges growing to over 850, according to FairTest.org. In 2014, Bryn Mawr College went test-optional, making the class of 2019 the first set of […]

By biconews On 26 Nov, 2015 At 01:25 AM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, News | With 0 Comments
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By ANYI WONG-LIFTON With fall semester drawing to a close, Bryn Mawr students and faculty excitedly plan for spring. Two new academic programs will be available to students: Museum Studies and Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Studies (LAILS). Student will now be able to receive a minor through the LAILS program, while Museum Studies has […]

By biconews On 21 Nov, 2015 At 01:12 AM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, Haverford News, News | With 0 Comments
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By CHLOE LINDEMAN “Kim Benston is the perfect choice to serve as president at this moment in the life of the College,” Dan Weiss told The Bi-College News. As a previous president of Haverford College, Weiss knows a thing or two about the challenges of college administration. But that did not stem his enthusiasm for […]

By biconews On 21 Nov, 2015 At 01:01 AM | Categorized As Archives, Bryn Mawr News, Front Page, News | With 0 Comments
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By SOPHIE WEBB Bryn Mawr is one of (if not the) most beautiful campus in the country. We even have statistics to substantiate: the Best College Reviews ranked us the “second most beautiful college.” What is the expression – beauty knows no pain? Since the buildings at Bryn Mawr date back to the late 1800s, […]

By biconews On 16 Nov, 2015 At 03:31 AM | Categorized As Front Page, Haverford, Haverford News, News | With 0 Comments
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By ETHAN LYNE A new academic year brings hundreds of faces into the spotlight to replace the friendly faces Haverford said goodbye to this past May. This year’s 346 first-years have settled into their new community over the past few weeks, and they are looking forward to making a positive impact on Haverford in the […]

By biconews On 15 Nov, 2015 At 07:13 PM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, News | With 0 Comments
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By EMILIA OTTE On September 2, 2015, Turkish photojournalist Nilufer Demir captured the image of the body of a child washed up on the shore of a beach near Bodrum in Turkey. The three-year-old boy lay with his cheek pressed against the sand and his knees slightly bent. The boy’s name was Aylan Kurdi. According […]

By biconews On 15 Nov, 2015 At 07:48 PM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, News | With 0 Comments
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By THERESA DIFFENDAL Bryn Mawr proudly waved its rainbow flag to kick off LGBTQIA+ History Month on Monday, November 2. Its keynote speaker was Mia Mingus.  As an organization, Spectra’s role on campus is to provide “a partnership between students and the Pensby Center, focused on deepening understandings of the continuums of gender and sexuality.” […]

By biconews On 15 Nov, 2015 At 07:24 PM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, Haverford, News | With 0 Comments
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By ETHAN LYNE Part I: The Grand Plan Nearly a year ago, Haverford publicly embarked upon its most ambitious fundraising journey ever, setting the lofty goal of raising two hundred and twenty-five million over the next three years. The campaign, Lives That Speak, hoped to grow Haverford’s endowment and modernize its curriculum and facilities while […]

By biconews On 15 Nov, 2015 At 06:30 PM | Categorized As Archives, Bryn Mawr News, Front Page, This Week in Pictures | With 0 Comments
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Lantern Night Welcomes the Class of 2019 By FIONA REDMOND, Staff Writer – Political Beat There air was still as students in black robes filed into the cloisters. The only light came in pale shades of blue, red, and green. Soon the students would start singing in Ancient Greek. On Sunday, Nov. 1, students at […]

By biconews On 15 Nov, 2015 At 06:41 PM | Categorized As Archives, Bryn Mawr News, Religion | With 0 Comments
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By EMILIA OTTE, Staff Writer A recent disagreement over the presence of religious idols in the Prayer Room in Aelwyd, the Religious House on Cambrian Row, has led the Interfaith Council to reexamine the way in which different faith groups could best utilize the non-denominational prayer space. The Interfaith Council was officially established this year […]