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Faculty Spotlight: Visiting Linguistics Professor Amanda Payne

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By WANYI YANG, Photo editor Photo by WANYI YANG This semester, Haverford College welcomes Professor Amanda Payne, a Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics, to the Tri-College community. She is teaching Intro to Linguistics and Intro to Syntax. Payne is currently getting her PhD from the University of Delaware, where she taught for five years. Her…

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Professor in View: Leigh Campoamor, Anthropology

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By KATE HAWTHORNE Photo from Muhlenberg College Website  This year the Anthropology Department welcomes a new visiting professor – Professor Leigh Campoamor, who received her PhD in cultural anthropology from Duke University in 2012. After receiving her degree, Campoamor began a two-year postdoctoral teaching fellowship at Duke in the International Comparative Studies Program. She has…

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Getting to Know Bryn Mawr and Haverford’s Transfer Students

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By CAMILLE BAECHLER, Staff Writer Photo by CLAIRE BLOOD-CHENEY         October 9-13 is National Transfer Week! Initiated by NISTS (the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students), the idea is to increase transfers’ visibility in their new homes and bring attention to the unique contributions they bring to campus. Transfer students are cool! They…

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“Tales of Troy” at Magill Library

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By RACHEL KLINE, Staff Writer Photos by CLAIRE BLOOD-CHENEY Arma virumque cano, Virgil’s immortal words that begin The Aeneid, conjure images of Troy engulfed by flames for classics majors and mythology enthusiasts alike. From Sept. 25th to Oct. 30th, Haverford College’s classics department will exhibit “Tales of Troy” at the Magill Library Alcove. “Tales of…

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Dear 1968,… by artist Sadie Barnette

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By THERESA DIFFENDAL, Editor-in-Chief Photos by ABIGAIL WEBSTER In Dear 1968,… artist Sadie Barnette transforms Haverford College’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery into a bold and inspiring reclamation of the 500-page file the FBI compiled on her father during his time in the Black Pant her Party. In 1968, Rodney Barnette was only 24 years old and already…

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Knausgaard’s “Autumn”: A Beautiful but Challenging Read

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By JOANNE MIKULA, Staff Writer Photo from Amazon book page From 2009 to 2011, Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard was absorbed in a monumental task; a series of six books provocatively titled “My Struggle” that chronicle his everyday life. Nothing was too insignificant nor too shameful to include in this series, from his morning cigarette…

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Park Science Renovations: Phase One

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By CAROLINE SOFFER, Staff Writer Photo by SARAH GU Bryn Mawr College’s Park Science Center, the College’s primary academic building for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) classes, began major renovations this summer in an effort to create a science center that better fits the needs of current Bryn Mawr students. In what was described…

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Bryn Mawr Club Supports Immigrant Rights in the Wake of DACA

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By SOPHIE WEBB, News Editor Photo from Migrant Rights Coalition Facebook Several Bryn Mawr students have come together to form the Migrant Rights Coalition, a club which works to support the rights of immigrants, particularly for those who are undocumented or arrived in the United States as children. The club was created by the students…

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Bryn Mawr Plenary Introduces Vox Vote and Reaches Quorum in Record Time

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By JULIA HABLAK, Staff Writer Photo by CAITLIN SMITH A long line of students stretched toward Goodheart Theater at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, for Bryn Mawr’s Fall Plenary. People were still pouring in when this year’s quorum, 446 students, was reached at 7:25 p.m., a record time. For the first time, student groups…

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