Opinion

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

News

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

News

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

News/Sports

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

Opinion

Book Review: Dog Songs by Mary Oliver

By Rachel Hertzberg, Staff Writer Millennials are said to have a great aptitude for ironic detachment: we are unable to have face-to-face conversations, we are disgusted by genuine displays of emotion, and we communicate only in memes and sarcasm. I think of our generation’s tendency toward cynicism as a coping mechanism in the face of… Keep Reading

Sports

Let the Good Times Roll for the Fords

By Pat O’Shea, Sports Writer Ladies and gentlemen, the Haverford women’s basketball team is on a roll. With a victory this past Tuesday night against their rival Bryn Mawr,  the Fords secured their ninth victory in a row, surpassing the previous record of eight consecutive victories. After a hard-fought road loss to Ursinus College on… Keep Reading

Features

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

Arts

Spotlight on Creativity: “The Coyote File” Unshelved

By Chloe Lindeman, Co-Editor-in-Chief When was the last time you wrote or created something that really made you proud? For Alex Brooks (HC ’17), that moment is now — but it’s been in the works for more than four years. This Thursday, Brooks, a political science and Russian double major, is releasing the prologue to… Keep Reading

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