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Call Your Representative

By Fiona Redmond, News Editor The Bryn Mawr College Hillel club, dedicated to giving Jewish students a community within which to explore and practice their faith, has introduced the event “Call Your Representative” in order to encourage on-campus activism and get people involved in political issues. The event is held in the Campus Center bi-weekly,… Keep Reading

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“20 Feet from Stardom:” The Making of a Real Star

By Abby Hoyt, Co-Editor-in-Chief In an era where most Hollywood singers sport commanding attitudes and resplendent clothing, Lisa Fischer’s humble nature and casual attire convinces the world to re-examine what makes someone a star. Fischer strolled onto the stage in Bryn Mawr College’s Goodhart Theatre with a deep purple shawl draped gently across her body.… Keep Reading

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ASA Takes Center Stage in “A Work in Translation”

By Meredith Scheiring, Contributing Writer Saturday, Oct. 1 was the annual Bryn Mawr Asian Students Association (ASA) Culture Show. Titled “A Work in Translation,” this year’s event featured several groups from the Bi- and Tri-Co, the Philadelphia area, and around the country. The show opened with Kyo Daiko, a Philadelphia community group associated with the… Keep Reading

Bryn Mawr/Opinion/Uncategorized

You Deserve to be Here Too

By Kate Weiler, Staff Writer Last week, I read an article that made me feel incredibly small. I felt powerless and hurt and confused, but mostly small. It has been five days, and I still cannot get it out of my mind. I am being brought to tears re-reading the piece and writing a response to… Keep Reading

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Bryn Mawr Student Wages and Employment: Expect Changes

By Emilia Otte, Copy Editor  Administration, students, and faculty of Bryn Mawr College met on Wednesday, September 14 for the first diversity conversation of the year to discuss changes in the way student employment on campus will be structured, with a particular focus on wages and professional development. Two major changes are currently in the… Keep Reading

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Professor Profile: Professor Caroline Van Sickle

By Kate Hawthorne, Staff Writer This year the Bryn Mawr community welcomes Visiting Assistant Professor Caroline Van Sickle, a paleoanthropologist and veteran of the Rising Star Project, into the anthropology and archaeology departments here at Bryn Mawr. Professor Van Sickle focuses on paleoanthropology, the study of human bones and the kinship lines between humans and… Keep Reading

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“Last Friday Night”

By Vidya Ramaswamy, Layout Editor Dr. Dana Litt, an Assistant Professor in the University of Washington’s Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors, came to Bryn Mawr on Sept. 28 to discuss her research about how social media affects alcohol consumption among young adults. “What I’m arguing today is that the Internet and social… Keep Reading

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