You Are Browsing ' News ' Category

By biconews On 13 Dec, 2014 At 02:27 AM | Categorized As BiCo News, Bryn Mawr, Bryn Mawr News, Front Page, Haverford News, News, World News | With 2 Comments
Demonstrators in Clayton, Mo. raise their hands in protest of the killing of Michael Brown.

Abby Hoyt, Staff Writer  Background:             On August 9, 2014, after stealing some cigarillos from a local liquor store, Michael Brown and Dorian Johnson continue down the street, walking in the middle of the road. After a few minutes Officer Darren Wilson arrives in his police car and asks the two men to walk on […]

By biconews On 12 Dec, 2014 At 08:25 PM | Categorized As BiCo News, Bryn Mawr, Bryn Mawr News, Election Issue, Haverford News, News, World News | With 0 Comments
6752038

Abby Hoyt, Staff Writer Exactly one week after the election results were tallied, revealing an overall Republican victory, Bryn Mawr College hosted a post-elections panel discussion to decipher the results and make predictions for the 2016 presidential election. The panelists were Alexander Heffner, host of the PBS program The Open Mind, Matt Kerbel, a professor […]

By biconews On 12 Dec, 2014 At 08:24 PM | Categorized As BiCo News, Front Page, News, News/Political, World News | With 1 Comment
Protestors demonstrate against new proposed immigration policies in Los Angeles.
PHOTO BY: Salina Canizales

Michael Pavliv, Managing Editor Although the story has come to be overshadowed by the civil unrest following the grand jury decisions against indicting Officers Darren Wilson and Daniel Pantaleo, all the way back on Thursday November 20, President Obama addressed the nation during prime-time to outline the executive action he vowed to take in order […]

By biconews On 12 Dec, 2014 At 08:04 PM | Categorized As BiCo News, Front Page, Haverford, Haverford News, News | With 0 Comments
DSC_0012

Michael Pavliv, Managing Editor Photography by Maria McGurrin Regardless of political ideologies and personal interpretations of circumstantial evidence, Americans need only a quick glance at the mass media to observe the persistent racial dissonance that permeates communities varying in their incomes, education levels, and locales. Not even perceived “bubbles,” prestigious Main Line institutions like Haverford […]

By biconews On 2 Dec, 2014 At 06:33 AM | Categorized As Bryn Mawr, Bryn Mawr News, Features, News | With 0 Comments
A Big Cheese Forum from 2013 with seven representatives of the college in attendance.

Qingyi Gong, Staff Writer Bryn Mawr held the Big Cheese Forum in the campus center on Nov. 2nd, just two months after President Kim Cassidy’s inauguration and at a time when many student-related topics drew great attention from the student body and the larger campus community. The issues discussed on the forum included Title IX […]

By biconews On 17 Nov, 2014 At 02:39 AM | Categorized As Front Page, Haverford, Haverford News, Opinion, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
IMG_3691

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
Laverne Cox as Sophia Burset on the wildly popular show "Orange is the New Black".

    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
Screen shot 2014-11-16 at 9.37.10 PM

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
Haverfordfounders

 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
Operation Iraqi Freedom

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
Googleplex-Patio-Aug-2014

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 […]