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Bryn Mawr Hillel Urges Open Dialogue in Response to Swastikas in the Tri-Co

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By Deborah Haartz In March of 2017, a backwards swastika drawn in chalk was discovered on the wall of a Haverford College dormitory. The incident occurred months after a number of swastikas were found spray-painted onto the bathroom walls of Swarthmore’s McCabe Library. Vice President of Bryn Mawr Hillel Julianna Nechin, ’18, recalls the incidents…

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Traveling Solo: One Student’s Experience in Cuba

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By Sophie Webb A zest for exploration, discovery, and adventure is a quality that many Mawrters and Haverfordians share, along with a desire for independence. While Bryn Mawr and Haverford provide many academic and extracurricular opportunities for exploration and travel, Isabell Gerbig, BMC ‘19, decided to strike out on her own, spending a week of…

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Cabaret Continues to Be Eerily Relevant, Even on its 50th Anniversary

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By Emma Rogers, Staff Writer This past week, the Academy of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA featured the Roundabout Theater Company’s production Cabaret, in celebration of the show’s 50th anniversary. Cabaret is the story of Clifford Bradshaw (Benjamin Eakeley), an aspiring American novelist, who, in hopes of finding inspiration for his work, travels to Berlin,…

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Leah Lakshmi Speaks as the Bryn Mawr Disability Awareness Month Keynote Speaker

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By Sophie Webb Leah Lakshmi, a “queer disabled femme of color writer, performance artist, and educator,” appeared at the Bryn Mawr Campus Center on Tuesday, March 28, as the Disability Awareness Month Keynote Speaker. Lakshmi is the author of four books and has received many awards and accolades for her writing. She is the co-founder…

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Bryn Mawr Community Comes Together for Annual Community Day of Learning

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By SOPHIE WEBB, Staff Writer Bryn Mawr hosted it’s annual Community Day of Learning on Wednesday, March 22. This year’s Community Day of Learning (CDL), brought together community members to discuss the topic of Minds and Bodies: Belonging in Our Communities. The day began with an opening ceremony in Schwartz Gym, where participants had the…

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Everything-Free Zone: Living with an Allergy

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By CHLOE LINDEMAN, Co-Editor-in-Chief Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are the classic American lunchtime staple. The combination of sweet and salty seems to have won over a large percentage of the population, including those at Haverford College — the Dining Center goes through a whopping 70 pounds of peanut butter a week. But what happens…

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Haverford Continues the Fight Against ALS

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  By MICHAEL FRANCIS SCHWARZE, Business Manager      Haverford College ALS Awareness Week kicks off Monday, April 3, and culminates in the ninth annual Joe Schwartz ’83 Memorial 3K Run/Walk on Sunday April 9. The week’s activities support amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research, a progressive neurodegenerative disease that approximately 6,400 people are diagnosed with…

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Be Our Guest: A Review of Disney’s New Beauty and the Beast

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By KATE HAWTHORNE, Staff Writer On the evening of March 16, 2017, the long-awaited Disney live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast was released in theatres. The film has been highly anticipated for a variety of reasons. Many fans were curious regarding Disney’s decision to officially proclaim the character Le Fou as gay and their…

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“Resistance After Nature”: An Art Exhibit Exploring Climate Change

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By DIANA POPE, Staff Writer On Friday, March 17, the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery at Haverford opened its latest exhibit, “Resistance After Nature”, which focuses on the cultural, environmental, and political effects of environmental degradation. The exhibit includes a mix of photographs, paintings, sculptures, videos, and maps that offer perspectives on both the cultural and scientific…

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Pit Stop with Pat- Tommy Bergjans ’15 Trusts the Process

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This article is a part of a column by Sports Writer Pat O’Shea called “Pit Stop with Pat” that highlights outstanding past and present student-athletes at Haverford College. Photo courtesy of CBS Philly. This week in my column, “Pit Stop with Pat”, I spoke with Tommy Bergjans ’15, a former Haverford College baseball pitcher who was…

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