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The Official Bi-Co Response to the Immigration Ban

By Kate Hawthorne, Staff Writer Two weeks ago, on Jan. 27, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring citizens of seven muslim-majority countries from entering the United States for a period of 90 days. Mass confusion ensued as many officials attempted to send back any non-American citizen coming from one of the seven… Keep Reading


The Saving Power of Poetry: A Talk by Sparrow

By Rachel Hertzberg, Staff Writer In Haverford College’s Multicultural Center on Friday, Feb. 2, the poet Sparrow gave a talk entitled “Agility in the Age of Trump: Can Poetry Save Us?” As the room filled up, Sparrow played an improvisational piece on the piano, and students, faculty, and community members settled in for an entertaining… Keep Reading


Cartoonist Leela Corman Gives Talk on the Power of Comics

By Theresa Diffendal, Staff Writer Comic artist Leela Corman visited Bryn Mawr on Thursday, Feb. 2, to give a talk on her comics, which address her own and her family’s experiences with PTSD, dealing with intense grief, and being Jewish in modern America. Corman was introduced to comics at the age of 13. She listed… Keep Reading


Haverford Alum Bruce Andrews Speaks to Students about Success

 By Theresa Diffendal, Staff Writer Haverford College alumnus Bruce Andrews ‘90 returned to his alma mater Jan. 25 to talk about his work on Capitol Hill, including his role as Acting Deputy Secretary of Commerce under President Obama. Attending Haverford was a happy accident for him: “I visited Haverford because I went to interview at… Keep Reading


So They Marched. What’s Next?

By Emma Rogers, Staff Writer Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the United States’s 45th president on Jan. 20, 2017. The following day, millions of women marched in cities around the globe to protest. They jammed themselves into train cars and buses and filled the streets. Women of all ages, from toddlers atop their… Keep Reading


Bryn Mawr Church Prepares to Welcome Refugee Family

 By Emilia Otte, Copy Editor Representatives from Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church announced in a meeting sponsored by Civic Engagement that they are looking for student volunteers as the church prepares to welcome a refugee family to the Bryn Mawr area later this spring. During the meeting, which took place on Thursday, Jan. 19, Bryn Mawr… Keep Reading


Pat Croce on How to Succeed

By Michael Schwarze, Business Manager “Always, always, always, always, always do what you are afraid to do.” While simple and succinct, these words from Ralph Waldo Emerson have echoed throughout the career of Pat Croce, as he explained in Stokes Auditorium on the evening of January 27. Whether confronting an angry crowd of reporters as… Keep Reading


Meet the Cabinet

By Abby Hoyt, Co-Editor-in-Chief President-Elect Donald Trump’s transition team has been faced with its first major task: nominating over 4,000 people for positions throughout the federal government. These positions will help determine the direction of the country in major areas like health care, military action and international relations. His appointments will be crucial in determining… 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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