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Public and Private Battles that Transcend Decades in “Battle of the Sexes”

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By JOANNE MIKULA, Staff Writer “You’ve come a long way, baby.” That was the slogan for Virginia Slims, the cigarette company that sponsored Billy Jean King and eight other female tennis players when King decided to break from the United States Lawn Tennis Association (USLTA) and form her own league in 1970. The slogan was…

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

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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…

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Meet Jill Lepore, the Woman Rewriting History

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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…

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The Renaissance of a Series: A Blade Runner 2049 Review

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By ABBY WEBSTER, staff writer   “To be born is to have a soul.” – “Blade Runner 2049”   A baby’s sock. A wooden toy horse. An artificial memory of children huddled around a birthday cake. Motifs of birth pervade “Blade Runner 2049,” standing in stark contrast to the ubiquitous theme of death in “Blade…

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Revising History: College Hall Post-Charlottesville

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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…

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“Bringing it Home”: Students Affected by Natural Disasters Organize Campaign for Disaster Relief

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By EMILIA OTTE and SOPHIE WEBB, Editors Photo by WANYI YANG The morning that Hurricane Irma made landfall on the US Virgin Islands, on September 6, Jenisha Stapleton, BMC ‘19, was in the dining hall. “I remember, I had just gotten up. I was pacing. I got an instant headache, went to my room, and…

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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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