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President Weiss Responds to Haverfordians for a Livable Future

By   2 days ago

Editor’s Note: This letter is a response from President Dan Weiss to an open letter from Haverfordians For a Livable Future, published on October 26. Dear Haverfordians for a Livable Future: I read with interest and concern your recent open letter about divesting the College’s endowment from fossil fuel companies. As evidenced by the continuing […]

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Renowned Choreographer Hosts Second Workshop at Haverford

By   4 days ago

This past Saturday, a handful of BiCo students gathered in the Swan Multipurpose Room for the second dance workshop conducted by Brian “Bizzy” Linder, a renowned hip-hop choreographer and professional dancer who has worked with artists such as Will.I.Am, Flo-Rida, and Alicia Keys. The workshop was organized by Bounce, the Bi-Co Hip-Hop Dance Group, though […]

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Duck Pond Dangers Await Prospective Swimmers

By   4 days ago

Although swimming in the Duck Pond is one of several “unofficial graduation requirements” presented to incoming freshmen during Customs Week, students are cautioned to stay away. A broken aerator, a new rebar, a long overdue dredging, and increased numbers of snapping turtles and aggressive geese mean that a dip in the Duck Pond is more […]

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Letter from Haverfordians for a Livable Future

By   4 days ago

To President Dan Weiss, Senior Staff, the Board of Managers, and the Haverford community, Since December 2012, Haverfordians for a Livable Future (HLF; also referred to by our campaign name, “Divest Haverford”) has been asking Haverford College to divest its endowment from fossil fuels.  Specifically, in alliance with 350.org and the international fossil fuel divestment […]

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Inaugural Keystone Cup Quidditch Tournament Hosted at Haverford

Liam Scott, Assistant Tournament Director, and Jack McGovern, Tournament Director

By   2 weeks ago

This past Saturday, 8 quidditch teams gathered on Featherbed Field for the inaugural Keystone Cup, a day-long quidditch tournament, one of many qualifiers for the 2015 US Quidditch (USQ) World Cup VIII. A fictional sport created by author J.K. Rowling in the wildly popular Harry Potter series, quidditch is a co-ed contact sport that pits […]

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Haverford Delegation Forced to Cancel Trip to Cape Town

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Haverford’s plan to send four student delegates to the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates over fall break was forced to be abandoned following the summit’s suspension. On September 16, four students learned from Haverford’s Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC) that they’d been selected to represent Haverford at the summit. However, by […]

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Q&A with Zach Werrell ’13

By   2 weeks ago

Zachary Werrell ’13 made national headlines this summer for being the campaign manager of Dave Brat, the tea-party backed underdog who upset House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., in the Republican primary this summer. Werrell majored in economics and minored in political science at Haverford. Right after graduation, what was your first activity?  Did you […]

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Class of 2018 Largest and Most Geographically Diverse Freshman Class in School’s History

By   2 months ago

340 students are enrolled in Haverford’s class of 2018, making it the largest class in the history of the school, according to Jess Lord, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. However, that number is “within the boundary we thought was reasonable for a freshman class,” Lord said. A typical freshman class might normally have around […]

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Haverford Students to March in NYC Climate March

By   2 months ago

On September 21, 60 Haverford students will take to the streets of New York City for the People’s Climate March, projected to be the largest climate march in history with 250,000 attendees. The objective of the march is to send a message to world leaders, who will be gathering in NYC on September 23 for […]

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Chief of Staff Lytle Appointed as First Chief Sustainability Officer

By   2 months ago

The past two years have been quite green for Haverford College.  Composting at the Dining Center, LED lights in Founders Great Hall, and a student-built farm by the Featherbed fields have all emerged out of the school’s various woodworks to make the campus a more sustainable place to be. If you read Dan Weiss’ recent […]

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Security Summary 5/2-5/8

By   6 months ago

Friday, May 2nd 5:45 p.m. Suspicious Person Lloyd Hall A report was received of a suspicious male at Lloyd Hall. The male, who is known to officers as a mentally challenged local resident, left campus upon request. A second report was later received of the male being back in the area of Lloyd Hall. The […]

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Security Summary 4/18-4/24

By   6 months ago

Friday, April 18th 9:21 p.m. Eye Wash Alarm INSC Someone pulled the eye wash station in the third floor Men’s Room of the INSC. Officer checked the men’s room and found a small amount of water on the floor. The water was cleaned up.   Saturday, April 19th 6:53 p.m. Fire Walton Road A food […]

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2014-2015 Editorial Board Applications

By   7 months ago

The Clerk is now accepting applications for our 2014-2015 Editorial Board from now until April 25th. Click here to access the application form. Applicants will be contacted via email to schedule an interview with the current editorial board. We will then deliberate and come to consensus to select the 2014-2015 Editorial Board. If you have […]

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Security Summary 4/4-4/10

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Friday, April 4th 6:14 p.m. Personal Injury Roberts Hall A campus visitor fell at Roberts Hall and injured her face and hand. She was transported to University of Pennsylvania Hospital by ambulance. Sunday, April 6th 1:09 a.m. Noise Complaint 19 Hannum Drive A report was received of a loud party in the basement of 19 […]

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Security Summary 3/28-4/3

By   7 months ago

Friday, March 28th 3:00 p.m. Unauthorized Use Carter Road Staff member reported she observed a male dumping waste in the dumpsters at Carter Road. The incident had occurred earlier in the day at approximately 12:45 hrs.   Saturday March 29th 1:03 a.m. Unauthorized Use 46 Hannum Drive Officer found three students standing around a bonfire […]

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