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By biconews On 30 Apr, 2016 At 04:36 AM | Categorized As Archives, Bryn Mawr, City Studies, Front Page, Haverford, News/Political, Opinion | With 0 Comments
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BY GRACE GARRETT, Staff Writer Although China is the world’s leading clean energy producer, some of its most ambitious and, arguably, successful projects have generated large amounts of criticism both locally and abroad. The Three Gorges Dam, which spans the Yangtze River in Hubei Province, is one such project. Despite having reduced China’s greenhouse gas emissions […]

By biconews On 20 Apr, 2016 At 05:03 AM | Categorized As News/Political, Opinion | With 0 Comments
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By KIRSTEN MULLIN, Staff Writer In late March, messages like “TRUMP 2016” and “VOTE TRUMP” were written in chalk across Emory University’s campus. Donald Trump, the GOP frontrunner, is widely despised on liberal college campuses and often seen as a symbol of hatred and xenophobia. In response to the chalkings, several Emory students organized protests […]

By "> On 20 Apr, 2016 At 05:11 AM | Categorized As Archives, News/Political, Opinion | With 0 Comments
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By FIONA REDMOND, Political Beat The Wisconsin Primary held on Tuesday, April 5, provided crucial wins for Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders, and made it clear that the 2016 Presidential race is still anyone’s game. One thing is certain though: no one can accuse this election cycle of being boring or predictable. Just when it […]

By biconews On 5 Apr, 2016 At 04:56 AM | Categorized As News, News/Political, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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By ETHAN LYNE, Sports Editor With traditional establishment candidates facing immense challenges, the 2016 presidential election has ripped up any how-to-guide for becoming President of the United States. Large swaths of people support Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders as they take on the status quo of politics. Although Trump and Sanders represent very […]

By biconews On 1 Apr, 2016 At 07:21 PM | Categorized As Front Page, News/Political, Opinion, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
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By MATTHEW LIU, Contributing Writer At the United Nations Climate Change Conference in December 2015, President Obama pledged the full support of the United States to limit global warming below 2 degrees Celsius. While many lauded the landmark conviction, others such as Bill Mickibbem, the co-founder of 350.org, viewed it as incomplete. “This didn’t save […]

By biconews On 17 Mar, 2016 At 03:08 PM | Categorized As Election Issue, Front Page, News/Political, Opinion | With 0 Comments
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By FIONA REDMOND, Political Beat Tuesday, March 15 marked the latest of the primaries for the 2016 Presidential Election. The day provided an expected victory for Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump, a surprising win for Governor John Kasich, and a devastating loss for Senator Marco Rubio. Clinton won Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, and Ohio on […]

By Lily Lopate On 18 Feb, 2016 At 02:57 AM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, News/Political, Opinion | With 0 Comments
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By FIONA REDMOND,  Political Beat On Tuesday, February 2, the first official votes for the 2016 election were cast in the Iowa Caucus. This was an event years in the making, and held expectations from Democrats and Republicans alike: will Clinton continue her expected lead? Does Sanders stand a chance? Is Ben Carson still even […]

By biconews On 11 Dec, 2015 At 03:21 AM | Categorized As News/Political, Opinion, Uncategorized | With 1 Comment
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By ISABELLA NUGENT Being a poor college student on the Main Line has always been a strange juxtaposition of wanting to buy microwavable Easy Mac, yet I’m surrounded by violin shops, pet boutiques and Ferrari dealerships. I am complaining honestly about tremendous privilege right now. I want to convey the oddity of living within a bubble […]

By biconews On 5 Dec, 2015 At 01:56 AM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, News/Political, Opinion | With 0 Comments
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By ETHAN LYNE You hear about what happened at Columbine, at Sandy Hook, at Virginia Tech, and in Aurora. You  fear the day when  similar violence just might hit your community. That feared day came on Wednesday, December 2nd, in San Bernardino, California. My hometown is just 20 miles away from the tragedy that took place […]

By biconews On 22 Nov, 2015 At 12:54 AM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, Opinion | With 0 Comments
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By LILY LOPATE, Editor in Chief In 1957 Audrey Hepburn and Kay Thompson instruct women “how to be lovely.” The scene is Paris in the hit film Funny Face. In red lipstick and blue aprons the women swivel their hips in a synchronized motion as if to elucidate that if a woman just keeps moving […]

By biconews On 22 Nov, 2015 At 12:48 AM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, Opinion | With 0 Comments
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By MICHAEL SCHWARZE Political correctness is an ever-evolving concept that challenges our notion of what is appropriate. Does a bold opinion fall outside the confines of correctness? Where do we draw the line between what is offensive and socially acceptable? Is there too much language policing or just enough? And does “political correctness” work? New […]

By biconews On 22 Nov, 2015 At 12:47 AM | Categorized As Archives, Front Page, Opinion | With 0 Comments
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By SOFIA JAVED Sofia Javed is a recent alum of Bryn Mawr College Class of 2015. She is planning to pursue a career in public policy.  Having a sense of entitlement and being intrepid in vocalizing my sentiments was never something I viewed as available to me. Being subjected to other people’s entitlement for years, […]