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


Review of Exhibiting Africa: Ways of Seeing, Knowing, and Showing

By Diana Pope, Staff Writer This February, anybody can gain a fresh perspective on the history of African Art by visiting the student-organized exhibit Exhibiting Africa: Ways of Seeing, Knowing, and Showing in Canaday Library. Students from the museum studies course, “The Politics and Poetics of Race” gathered an array of artifacts, sculptures, and photographs… 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


Haverford College’s New Exhibit Features Andy Warhol

By Emilia Otte, Copy Editor In the Atrium Gallery of the Marshall Fine Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 27, Haverford College unveiled its latest exhibit, entitled “Andy Warhol: The Pop Image Subverted”. Featured most prominently in the exhibit are Warhol’s famous psychedelic screen prints of flowers and of Marilyn Monroe, sets of which take up… Keep Reading


Women’s March Was a Movement for All

  By Elizabeth Hoo, Staff Writer I attended the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 . In anticipation of Trump’s actions in office, and particularly those that may affect women, many individuals marched to ensure that our nation would not be pushed back decades in federal policy. There were an estimated half-million marchers… Keep Reading


As We Go Marching, Marching (in Philadelphia)

By Kate Hawthorne, Staff Writer I ignored the TV and facebook streams all day on Jan. 20, 2017, as I tried to deny the fact that Donald J. Trump – entrepreneur “extraordinaire” – had just been inaugurated as the 45 president of the United States of America. I refused to read the transcript of his… 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

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