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The Origins of Valentine’s Day

By Elizabeth Hoo, Staff Writer Valentine’s Day is known to some as the holiday of romance, and to others as simply the “Hallmark” holiday. But despite conflicting views and opinions of Valentine’s Day, there is no denying that the holiday has a very interesting background, one of both Pagan and Christian history. Valentine’s Day was… Keep Reading

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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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Postcards from Abroad: The Prince and I

My study abroad program boasted about “hands-on learning.” I had no idea how literal that would turn out to be. While abroad, I did a project on the former First Lady of my host country. She is currently on trial for delving too far into the presidency– that is, while her husband was President, she… Keep Reading

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January Book Review: “After Alice”

By Kate Hawthorne, Staff Writer If you like “Wicked” by Gregory Maguire, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll, and “Alice Through the Looking Glass” by Lewis Carroll, then you should read… “After Alice” by Gregory Maguire This novel continues in the same vein as Maguire’s more well-known novel “Wicked”  — famous for the Broadway adaptation by the same name — in challenging preconceived… Keep Reading

Something Different: A Review of “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”

By Kate Hawthorne, Staff Writer BBC America’s new show “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency” kicked off its first season on Oct. 22, 2016 with an hour-long pilot episode entitled “Horizons.” The new series, directed by Max Landis, boasts an amazing cast and features the hilarious duo of Samuel Barnett as the title character Dirk Gently… Keep Reading

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January Book Review: “After Alice”

By Kate Hawthorne, Staff Writer If you like “Wicked” by Gregory Maguire, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll, and “Alice Through the Looking Glass” by Lewis Carroll, then you should read… “After Alice” by Gregory Maguire This novel continues in the same vein as Maguire’s more well-known novel “Wicked”  — famous for the Broadway adaptation by the same name — in challenging… Keep Reading

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Does the Tri-Co Give the Most Bang for Your Buck? A Close Look at College Costs versus Post-Graduation Income

By Isfar Munir, Contributing Writer Student loan debt continues to be recognized as a major issue in the United States, along with the soaring growth of college tuition costs. It wasn’t always this expensive to get a degree, but despite these new costs, college enrollment continues to increase. A projected 3.9 million more people enrolled… Keep Reading

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