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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 17 Nov, 2014 At 02:55 AM | Categorized As Front Page, News, News/Political, Opinion, Uncategorized, World News | With 0 Comments
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Michael F. Schwarze, Staff Writer The 2014 midterm Congressional elections yielded a divided government with the Republicans taking control of the Senate and increasing their seat count in the House of Representatives. Prior to the elections, the Democrats had fifty-three seats to the Republicans’ forty-five seats with two independents, who caucus with the Democrats, rounding […]

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 12:36 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 30 Oct, 2014 At 07:20 PM | Categorized As BiCo News, News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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Written by Tiffany Wang and Anyi Wong-Lifton As Halloween approaches, Bryn Mawr and Haverford students huddle in their beds in fear of the ghosts and goblins rising from the Main Line. What they do not know is that the real menace is already on campus. You can’t see it, you can’t hear it, and by […]

By biconews On 30 Oct, 2014 At 07:48 PM | Categorized As BiCo News, Haverford, Haverford News, News | With 0 Comments
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Michael Pavliv, Managing Editor Featured Image by Ryan Gooding Efficiency reigned supreme yet again at Haverford’s 2014 Fall Plenary, as common consensus among Student Council, Honor Council, JSAAPP, and the student body assured the rapid passage of two new resolutions as well as ratification of the institution’s alcohol policy – not to mention four moments […]

By biconews On 30 Oct, 2014 At 07:29 PM | Categorized As BiCo News, Bryn Mawr, Bryn Mawr News, Front Page, News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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Umika Kumar, Staff Writer Photography by Jennifer Orr and Maria McGurrin Fall plenary was held on Sunday, September 28, from 12:00pm to 4:39pm in Goodhart Theater. The theme was “Defying Gravity at Plenary.” This year, eleven resolutions were brought to the table. Quorum, or ⅓ of student body (437 students), was reached at approximately 1:00PM. […]