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No More Torpor: An Immersive Artistic Experience

By GWYNNE DULANEY, Staff Writer Whether caught up in the whirlwind of midterms or slogging through the monotony of daily life, sometimes what Bi-Co students really need is to take a step back and enjoy their surroundings. No More Torpor is a new club dedicated to immersing students into the unexpected and whimsical through the… Keep Reading

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“Is it art?”: Claire Van Watkins Speaks About the Writing Process

By JULIA HABLAK, Staff Writer Novelist and essayist Claire Vaye Watkins joined Tri-Co students and faculty on Wednesday, Nov. 15 for the third installment of the Bryn Mawr 2017-2018 Reading Series. The author brought her books, “Battleborn,” a short story collection, and “Gold Fame Citrus,” her debut novel. Unlike this year’s previous Reading Series authors,… Keep Reading

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Art Therapy and Open Mic Night Spreads Awareness of Sexual Harm

By JULIA HABLAK, Staff Writer Thursday nights in Arnecliffe studio are havens for students seeking a creative outlet. Sponsored by the Bryn Mawr Art Club, these evenings typically feature a specific project, such as making pet rocks or marbling paper with shaving cream. On Nov. 10, however, Art Club partnered with Students Against Sexual Harm… Keep Reading

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Beyond Boundaries: Female Artists Reconfigure Traditional Gender Norms

By JULIA HABLAK, Staff Writer Feminist philosopher Judith Butler writes, “Gender is what is put on, invariably under constraint, daily and incessantly, with anxiety and pleasure.” Her words find new resonance in Canaday Library’s latest exhibit, “Beyond Boundaries: Feminine Forms”, which imagines femininity as a performance that resists traditional gender stereotypes. Beyond Boundaries is a… Keep Reading

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Meet Jill Lepore, the Woman Rewriting History

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… Keep Reading

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Revising History: College Hall Post-Charlottesville

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… Keep Reading

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