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Grave Matters: Discovering Bryn Mawr’s History in the Graveyard Behind English House

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By Rachel Hertzberg, Staff Writer Bryn Mawr pulses with creation myths. Myths exist for a reason—they offer explanation when we don’t have the facts, or when we are interested in something more than just facts. There is the story of Rockefeller’s niece, on whose behalf John D. Rockefeller supposedly donated the money to build his…

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Get Out and Vote

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By Chloe Lindeman, Co-Editor-in-Chief In case you haven’t heard, it’s election season. For most students on campus, this will be the first opportunity to cast a ballot for the next president of the United States of America. But will they do it? Historically, the Tri-College has had a less-than-stellar voting record. In the last presidential…

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Edwidge Danticat Comes to Bryn Mawr

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By Nina Inman, Staff Writer On Wednesday, October 26th, Edwidge Danticat presented a reading as part of the Bryn Mawr Creative Writing Program Reading Series. For more than thirty years, the reading series has brought various accomplished writers to Bryn Mawr. Danticat’s visit continued this tradition. Danticat’s readings were framed around the current disaster in…

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Astrophysicist Andrew Skemer Brings Distant Planets Close to Home

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By Chloe Lindeman, Co-Editor-in-Chief The question of whether life exists on other planets is one of the most fundamental questions humans ask. It is also one of the most difficult to answer. This week, Swarthmore College alumnus and Astrophysicist at the University of California Santa Cruz Andrew Skemer came to Haverford’s campus for a talk…

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Bryn Mawr Field Hockey Moving Forward

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By Staff Writer Rachel Hertzenberg The history of field hockey in the United States has its roots at Bryn Mawr. Constance Applebee, the namesake of  Applebee Field, and Bryn Mawr’s athletic director in the early twentieth century, is credited with introducing the sport to the United States.  Over a century later, the Bryn Mawr field…

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Clinton Comes to Philadelphia

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By Staff Writer Charlie Lynn Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine held a rally at a chilly Dunning-Cohen Champions Field, at Penn Park on Saturday, Oct. 22. Numerous Haverford College students took advantage of the opportunity to experience the campaign in person. Sophie Frank ’19 and Magdalena Yeakey ’19 said they…

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Postcard from Abroad: Leuven, Belgium

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By Contributing Writer Justin Herring Coming into college, I had never flown on an airplane in my entire life.  Since entering college, I have flown to and from Florida twice for the Haverford baseball team’s annual Spring training trip.  With minimum experience traveling alone, I was a little nervous to say the least when it…

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Diversity in Digital Games: Dr. Adrienne Shaw Speaks at Haverford

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By Emma Nelson, Staff Writer Last Wednesday, Dr. Adrienne Shaw, an assistant professor at Temple University, gave a lecture in Chase Hall on Haverford campus entitled “Representation Matters. Reframing Arguments for Diversity in Digital Games.” After a short introduction from representatives of the college’s Distinguished Visitor and the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program – a…

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Postcard from Abroad: Jerusalem, Israel

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By Contributing Writer Jessica Blitz Shalom from Jerusalem!  To avoid sounding stereotypical, I will not say that studying abroad is amazing, but instead use words like “interesting!” and “delicious!” and most of all “complex.”  Jerusalem, and Israel/Palestine in general, is so much more than a news briefing from CNN or the New York Times will…

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Haverford’s Women’s Soccer Flying High

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By Staff Writer Pat O’Shea Picture this: if a hawk flies over Historic Walton Field before a Haverford women’s soccer game, it is considered a good omen. According to goalkeeper Katharine Prescott ’17, who was told by those who came before her, “it was good luck when the team saw a hawk flying over the…

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