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

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… Keep Reading

Arts/Bryn Mawr

Novelist Justin Torres Delivers Captivating Reading

by JULIA HABLAK, Staff Writer We the Animals author Justin Torres visited Bryn Mawr College on Sept. 20 to deliver the first Creative Writing Reading Series talk of the 2017-18 school year. Earlier in the day, Torres held a question and answer session for Tri-Co students on Bryn Mawr’s campus. The audience was largely made… Keep Reading

Arts/Bryn Mawr/Opinion

Casting Call for Tomorrow’s Tickets

By NAOMI BONILLA, Staff Writer I went to see the musical Hamilton earlier this month with my uncle. I was excited, as I’d been trying to find tickets for two years. Fifteen minutes before the opening number, the taxi was stuck in traffic and we realized we might miss the opening number. We got off… Keep Reading

Arts/Bryn Mawr/Haverford

Fun for All at French Mutations Film Festival

By BELLE WEINER, Staff Writer If you wander across either Bryn Mawr or Haverford’s campus on a Friday night and hear voices echoing in French, don’t worry, you are not losing your mind. The colleges’ French departments are hosting weekly film screenings as part of the French Mutations Film Festival. The festival received funding from… Keep Reading

Arts/Bryn Mawr

Review: Bryn Mawr Shakespeare Performance Troupe’s Twelfth Night, or What You Will

By KATE HAWTHORNE, Staff Writer From April 13-15, Bryn Mawr College’s Shakespeare Performance Troupe presented Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night, or What You Will—with a few variations. In their adaptation, co-directors Elizabeth Yost, BMC ‘19 and Kristiana Marcopoulos, BMC ‘18 decided to rework an ending they found “troublesome”. In their rendition of the play, the couples… Keep Reading


Wake Up, Haverford! Yoshi Nomura’s DEARBED Strives to Start Conversation

By EMMA ROGERS, Staff Writer DEARBED transforms the ordinary into the thought-provoking. The piece–a biographical art exhibit presented and performed in Founders’ Great Hall April 7 and 8–consisted of both an ongoing performance section as well as an interactive exhibition featuring stories from Tri-Co students. DEARBED is art in its most deliberate form: honest, unforgiving,… Keep Reading


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

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… Keep Reading


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

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… Keep Reading

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