Haverford/Sports

Pit Stop with Pat- #Sherm1K

This interview is part of a column by Sports Writer Pat O’Shea called “Pit Stop with Pat” that highlights outstanding past and present student-athletes at Haverford College. What if I told you that nice guys don’t always finish last? Haverford Men’s Basketball guard Matt Sherman ’17 is arguably one of the nicest guys in the Centennial… Keep Reading

Features

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

Bryn Mawr/Features

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

Opinion

“Fordlanthropy” Asks the Wrong Questions

By Chloe Lindeman, Co-Editor-in-Chief You might have missed that Thursday, Feb. 16 was the launch of Haverford College’s 2017 senior class gift campaign. The goal is simple: encourage “Fordlanthropy,” or contributions to the school. It happens to be a goal I support. But the campaign is taking the wrong approach. Public higher education is notoriously… Keep Reading

Opinion

A Look Inside Social Media’s Impact on Society

By Diana Pope, Staff Writer Everyone nowadays seems to be obsessed with one thing: social media image. Social media has an undeniable presence in American society, and it is one of the most accessible commodities in the world right now. Anyone can open a Facebook account or start an Instagram — the beauty of social… Keep Reading

Arts/Haverford

Romantic Piano and Cello Concert Serenades Listeners

By Chloe Lindeman, Co-Editor-in-Chief Michal Schmidt is not your run-of-the-mill professional cellist: she has studied music all over the world, and she has held a number of impressive posts as cellist. She also just happens to be an incredible pianist. In a “Music and Conversation” concert at Haverford College’s Marshall Auditorium on Sunday, Feb. 12,… Keep Reading

Sports

The Unbelievable Super Bowl LI: A Rundown

By Deborah Haartz, Staff Writer Until the second half of the fourth quarter, Super Bowl 51 wasn’t much of a nail-biter. After a 0-0 first quarter, the Atlanta Falcons established a lead over the New England Patriots with a 7-yard touchdown by running back Devonta Freeman. Building momentum, they followed with another touchdown by tight… Keep Reading

Features

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

News

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

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