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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.
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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 08:13 PM | Categorized As Election Issue, Features, Haverford, News/Political, Opinion | With 0 Comments
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U.S House districts by party after 2014 Midterm Elections Peter Kondelis, Contributing Writer The 2014 midterm elections marked the second straight midterm in which the Republican Party made strong gains after under-performing in a presidential election year. To borrow a term used by Villanova University Political Science Professor Matthew Kerbel at Bryn Mawr’s 2014 Post […]

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 02:55 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 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 12:28 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 […]

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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 9 Nov, 2014 At 07:01 PM | Categorized As Archives, Arts, Bryn Mawr, Features, Opinion | With 0 Comments
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Lily Lopate, Editor in Chief When I was eleven, I wanted a guarantee that a book would be satisfactory, so I would read the last chapter before committing to any purchase. Not quite carefree, I was seeking assurance.  In hindsight, my tendency to jump ahead was inconsiderate to the likes of Frances Burnett or E.B […]

By biconews On 30 Oct, 2014 At 07:09 PM | Categorized As Bryn Mawr, Features, Front Page, News/Political, Opinion, Potpourri | With 2 Comments
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Ty Joplin, Contributing Writer I grew up in a conservative hub outside of Houston, Texas. The most common vehicle in town is an absurdly large truck – jacked up so high you have to use a ladder to climb into the driver’s seat. Driving to and from school, it was commonplace to see symbols of […]

By biconews On 25 Sep, 2014 At 03:11 AM | Categorized As Bryn Mawr, Features, Opinion, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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Shreepriya Poudel, Contributing Writer In the craziness of a typical semester in the Bi-Co, it can be really easy to forget all about our summer experiences and immediately address the list of assignments and papers due every week. My summer internship in Philadelphia gave me a major wake-up call as to how I was leading […]

By biconews On 24 Sep, 2014 At 02:36 PM | Categorized As Features, Front Page, News, Opinion | With 2 Comments
A demonstrator stands outside the church in Ferguson while Brown's family and civil rights leaders meet inside.

Umika Kumar and Michael Schwarze, Staff Writers All photos by Juliana Jiménez Jaramillo of Slate Magazine. See more of her work here. On Saturday, August 9th, in Ferguson, Missouri, Michael Brown was an ordinary young man walking down the street. Then, after being shot six times, he was dead. It’s been recorded he fought the […]