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By biconews On 7 Oct, 2014 At 08:26 PM | Categorized As Features, Front Page, News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
Photo courtesy of Shadia Wood, Survival Media Agency

Qingyi Gong, Staff Writer On Tuesday September 23, over one hundred representatives, ranging from heads-of-state to government officials to leaders in business, finance and civil society, met in New York City for a United Nations summit to discuss the issue of climate change. The summit was the largest and most important global meeting on climate […]

By biconews On 25 Sep, 2014 At 03:11 AM | Categorized As Bryn Mawr, Features, Opinion, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments

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 12:00 PM | Categorized As Bryn Mawr, Features, Front Page, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
Photo by Jennifer Orr

September 15th, 2014 On Bryn Mawr College, SGA, and Racism In response to the recent campus events and conversations concerning race,BiCo News decided to reprint the Student Government Association’s recent letter to the student body. We hope SGA’s voice, in conjunction with our coverage, will further the dialogue and provide some food for thought.  “Students have, […]

By biconews On 24 Sep, 2014 At 01:01 AM | Categorized As Opinion, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
Columbia students help Emma Sulkowicz carry her mattress across campus. Photo by Jessica Valenti.

Fiona Redmond, Staff Writer  We’ve all struggled to manage the burdens that come with starting a new semester at college, but perhaps none so much as Emma Sulkowitz, a student at Columbia University. This senior visual arts major has carried her twin sized mattress around campus since the beginning of classes as part of her […]

By biconews On 24 Sep, 2014 At 01:22 AM | Categorized As News, Sports, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
Marin Cilic of Croatia (right) and Kei Nishikori of Japan hold their trophies following the 2014 US Open. Photo curtosy of the AP.

Lizzie Siegle, Staff Writer Almost a month ago, the top tennis players in the world descended upon Flushing Meadows, New York for the 134th US Open.  Although Customs Week and the beginning of classes made it difficult for Haverford and Bryn Mawr students to follow the tournament, the world sat stunned as seeded players fell […]

By biconews On 23 Sep, 2014 At 04:14 AM | Categorized As Arts, Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
Hee Sook Kim, "Transformation 8" Photo curtsey of  Lisa Boughter.

  Lily Lopate, Editor in Chief  Ever think about the textures that originate from across the world that you suddenly see silkscreened to your canvas tote bag? Haverford’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery entertains that question in its first fall exhibition, A Spiritual Garden, featuring the solo work of Haverford’s Fine Arts Professor Hee Sook Kim. The show […]

By biconews On 23 Sep, 2014 At 04:58 AM | Categorized As Front Page, News, News/Political, Opinion, Uncategorized, World News | With 0 Comments
A view overlooking the city of Edinburgh, with the union jack flying high from an office building in the lower right corner.

Monica Marie Zorrilla, Contributing Writer Photo by Maria McGurrin Most of the time, when Scotland comes to an American’s mind, the associative list of stereotypical items goes as follows: bagpipes, bearded men in kilts, beer, and baaing sheep. Sometimes, the image of the average Scot tends to flash across our mental canvas as a bunch […]

By biconews On 23 Sep, 2014 At 04:31 AM | Categorized As Arts, Opinion, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
Photo curtsey of FARMiCiA.

 By Morgan Chien-Hale and Michael Schwarze, Staff Writers With Restaurant Week going on in Philadelphia, we decided to review one of the many restaurant offerings. After searching online for possibilities, we stumbled upon FARMiCiA, a popular place in Old City. FARMiCiA came with “Very Good to Excellent” ratings from ZAGAT.  According to their website, “FARMiCiA […]

By "> On 22 Mar, 2014 At 01:05 PM | Categorized As Arts, This Week in Pictures, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments

Photos by Maria McGurrin For more information on the 2014 and 2015 Philadelphia flower shows visit  

By , "> , On 23 Oct, 2013 At 12:10 AM | Categorized As Arts, Bryn Mawr, News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments

Photographs by Maria McGurrin and Julia Baumgarte                                                                  

By biconews On 23 Sep, 2013 At 05:33 PM | Categorized As Columns/Periodicals, Dear Olive, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments

Sassy (Honest) Question- I know that it can cause problems, but (if done responsibly) why don’t people embrace sex more? Shouldn’t it be apart of a healthy lifestyle? Honest Question- WHY IS BRYN MAWR SO AWESOME? -this is awesome, thanks for doing this !! xoxo -E Answer: Dear E, Anyway in my honest opinion people […]

By "> On 2 Oct, 2012 At 09:14 PM | Categorized As BiCo Sports, Haverford, News, Uncategorized | With 0 Comments
John Carlos (right) and his fellow Olympians Tommie Smith (center) and Peter Norman (left) at the 1968 Olympics 
Photos by: Allison Levitan

By Sarah Wolberg Olympic medalist John Carlos spoke to a packed Stokes Auditorium on the evening of  September 27th to discuss his civil rights demonstration at the 1968 Olympic Games. Carlos, along with his United States track teammate, Tommie Smith, made news worldwide the summer of 1968 after he raised the Black Power symbol of […]