Bryn Mawr/News

Art Therapy and Open Mic Night Spreads Awareness of Sexual Harm

By JULIA HABLAK, Staff Writer Thursday nights in Arnecliffe studio are havens for students seeking a creative outlet. Sponsored by the Bryn Mawr Art Club, these evenings typically feature a specific project, like making pet rocks or marbling paper with shaving cream. On Nov. 10, however, Art Club partnered with Students Against Sexual Harm (SASH)… Keep Reading

Arts/Review

The Warriors of Xi’an Visit Philadelphia

by KATE HAWTHORNE, Staff Writer You don’t need a transcontinental plane ticket to see some of China’s greatest archaeological treasures — they’re only a SEPTA ride away. The Franklin Institute has opened an exhibit featuring terracotta warriors, a colossal collection of life-size clay soldiers created over 2,000 years ago in Xi’an, China. The exhibit, which… Keep Reading

Arts/Review

Her Origins, Rewritten: A Review of “Professor Marston and the Wonder Woman”

By ABBY WEBSTER, Staff Writer “Wonder Woman” reintroduced us to Diana Prince and revitalized the DC franchise with fresh characters and vibrant colors absent in the recent Batman and Superman flicks. With superhuman absurdity and humanistic sincerity, “Wonder Woman” had adults and children alike admiring the powerful Amazon. “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women” is… Keep Reading

Arts/Bryn Mawr

Beyond Boundaries: Female Artists Reconfigure Traditional Gender Norms

By JULIA HABLAK, Staff Writer Feminist philosopher Judith Butler writes, “Gender is what is put on, invariably under constraint, daily and incessantly, with anxiety and pleasure.” Her words find new resonance in Canaday Library’s latest exhibit, “Beyond Boundaries: Feminine Forms”, which imagines femininity as a performance that resists traditional gender stereotypes. Beyond Boundaries is a… Keep Reading

Haverford/News

Protestors at Haverford’s Plenary Bring to Light Flaws in the Honor Code while Plenary Resolutions Search for Solutions

By JOANNE MIKULA, staff writer   Haverford’s social honor code is often portrayed as a document that codifies a culture of trust, concern, and mutual respect for all members of the school community.  A group of students challenged this notion at Haverford’s 2017 Fall Plenary when they protested the event, blocking quorum in order to… Keep Reading

Arts/Bryn Mawr

Meet Jill Lepore, the Woman Rewriting History

By JULIA HABLAK, staff writer   This year’s Emily Balch speaker Jill Lepore came to campus on Thursday, Oct. 26 for a highly anticipated Lecture and Q&A session, hosted by English and Emily Balch Seminar professor Matthew Ruben. The Emily Balch Speaker Series takes place each year in conjunction with the Emily Balch Seminars for… Keep Reading

Bryn Mawr

Revising History: College Hall Post-Charlottesville

By Theresa Diffendal, Editor in Chief Photo blabeled for reuse White nationalists descended on Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12 in a “Unite the Right” protest of the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee from Emancipation Park. Carrying torches, armed with guns, and chanting racist and anti-Semitic slogans, by Saturday night one counter-protester was… Keep Reading

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