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Bryn Mawr Student Wages and Employment: Expect Changes

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By Emilia Otte, Copy Editor  Administration, students, and faculty of Bryn Mawr College met on Wednesday, September 14 for the first diversity conversation of the year to discuss changes in the way student employment on campus will be structured, with a particular focus on wages and professional development. Two major changes are currently in the…

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Professor Profile: Professor Caroline Van Sickle

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By Kate Hawthorne, Staff Writer This year the Bryn Mawr community welcomes Visiting Assistant Professor Caroline Van Sickle, a paleoanthropologist and veteran of the Rising Star Project, into the anthropology and archaeology departments here at Bryn Mawr. Professor Van Sickle focuses on paleoanthropology, the study of human bones and the kinship lines between humans and…

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President Obama Expands and Creates Groundbreaking Marine National Monuments

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By Kate Hawthorne, Staff Writer On August 26, 2016, President Obama announced the expansion of the Papahanaumokuakea (pronounced papa-ha-now-moh-koo-ah-kay-ah) Marine National Monument in Hawaii. Papahanaumokuakea was established under President George W. Bush in 2006.  At 140,000 square miles, it was the largest marine reserve at that time, and is home to more than 7,000 species,…

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Dr. John Wai Speaks at BMC About Creating an Anti-HIV Drug

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By Emma Nelson, Staff Writer On Friday, September 30th, Dr. John Wai of WuXi Apptec (formerly Merck & Co.) spoke in the Park Science Building on Bryn Mawr’s campus. He was introduced by Professor Malachowski, who is standing in as chair of the Chemistry department. Malachowski was warm, and explained that he knew Dr. Wai…

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“Last Friday Night”

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By Vidya Ramaswamy, Layout Editor Dr. Dana Litt, an Assistant Professor in the University of Washington’s Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors, came to Bryn Mawr on Sept. 28 to discuss her research about how social media affects alcohol consumption among young adults. “What I’m arguing today is that the Internet and social…

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Hitting the Ground Running in the First Presidential Debate of 2016

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By Abby Hoyt, Co-Editor-in-Chief In this historic election, it is extremely important that voters remain informed of the actions, past and present, of both candidates. There have been a lot of scandals bouncing around the media recently,, so let’s take this opportunity to break those down and look at the facts. Clinton: The FBI investigation…

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Haverford Plenary Hardly “Hella Brief”

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By Charlie Lynn, Staff Writer On Sunday, September 25, the Haverford student gathered for fall plenary. The student body passed two proposed resolutions, the first which created the role of Community Outreach Multicultural Liaisons, and the second which created the role of Coordinator for Haverford Student Innovation Programs, in addition to ratifying the Alcohol Policy.…

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Fall 2016 Plenary Reaches Quorum in Record Time

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By Sophie Webb, Features Editor Bryn Mawr students passed one resolution at Fall Plenary on the evening of Sunday, September 25, after reaching quorum in 59 minutes. Sunday’s plenary was slightly different than plenaries of the past.  According to current SGA President Rhea Manglani, “Starting at 7 p.m. was the biggest [difference]. We reached quorum…

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Amid Potential Policy Changes, Haverford Resolves to Protect Students

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By Chloe Lindeman, Co-Editor-in-Chief Throughout his campaign for presidency, Donald Trump made immigration regulation one of his key tenets. For supporters, his call for stringent restrictions was a sign of his commitment to making America great again. But for those with less favorable opinions about Trump, it was — and remains — a major area…

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Crime Blotter: September 18 – November 20 2016

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The Crime Blotter: September 18, 2016 – November 20, 2016 September 18, 2016 to November 20, 2016 Haverford College Friday, September 30, 2016 through Thursday, October 6, 2016 Saturday, October 1st 12:06 am, Alcohol Related Illness, Harris Road A Haverford student was transported by ambulance to Bryn Mawr Hospital for an alcohol related illness. The…

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