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Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Hosts Family-Friendly Halloween Party on Campus

Emily Cox Co News Editor October 29, 2019

Nothing seems to scare the University’s administration more than Greek Life. The combination of fraternity brothers and sorority sisters usually spooks the school, but luckily this Halloween season,...

Local bar reopens

Jill Brower March 17, 2005

The legendary Kelly's pub of Bryn Mawr reopened to the public on March 9 as Kelly's Restaurant and Taproom after being closed for nearly a decade. The original bar, which stood at the corner of Lancaster...

Career Services gets mixed reviews

Jill Brower November 11, 2004

With more than a quarter of the academic year over, seniors are buckling down to secure a foothold in their futures - be it graduate school, full-time employment or service work. The University's Career...

Accident provokes safety debate

Jill Brower September 9, 2004

At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 2, freshman Ellen Carey was struck by a passing car while jogging on South Ithan Avenue. The 18-year-old Katharine Hall resident was leaving South campus and...

Ardmore overhaul threatens bar

Jill Brower September 2, 2004

Downtown Ardmore is steeped in controversy as Lower Merion Township officials work on a plan which they hope will revitalize the neighborhood for visitors, business owners and residents. Several proposals...

Hacker attempts class cancellation via e-mail

Jill Brower April 22, 2004

An e-mail falsely informing the student body that the University would be closed was sent out on Tuesday at 12:37 a.m. under the name of University President Rev. Edmund J. Dobbin, O.S.A. The e-mail attributed...

Big Bird to speak at Commencement

Jill Brower April 22, 2004

Caroll Spinney, the man behind Sesame Street's legendary characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, will deliver the Commencement address to the Class of 2004 at the ceremony on Sunday, May 16.Spinney remains...

Poli Sci honor society hosts first debate event

Jill Brower April 15, 2004

Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society, in conjunction with the Student Government Association Arts Senators, recently held a student-faculty debate on current issues. The event marked the...

Damage to Oreo proves costly

Jill Brower April 1, 2004

The "Awakening" sculpture in the center of campus, more commonly known as the "Oreo," has been a meeting spot and gathering place for students since it was donated in 1985. But over the years, the campus...

Prominent novelist encourages writers to dig deeper

Jill Brower April 1, 2004

For novelist Jonathan Franzen, being "exquisitely uncomfortable" is not such a bad state of mind. In fact, this is precisely the emotion he aims to move his readers to when they read his fiction, which...

Poet performs unique works at Literary Festival

Jill Brower March 25, 2004

As Harryette Mullen stood before the 50-plus people packed into the chairs, floor and every corner of the Saint Augustine Center's DeLeon Room, it seemed as if she were not reading from her books of poetry,...

After 30 years, author receives critical acclaim

Jill Brower February 12, 2004

In Dow Mossman's 60 years, he has lived two entirely different lives. The first consists roughly of the first 30 years, during which Mossman produced a 576-page autobiographical coming-of-age novel, "The...

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