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Wendy Raymond To Serve as Next President of the College

Additional reporting by David King Haverford College announced today in a campus-wide email that Wendy Raymond will serve as the next president of the college. Raymond currently is the vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Davidson College, where she has worked since 2013. Raymond’s appointment will be effective on July 1, 2019. “I’m really looki ...
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JSAAPP Co-Heads Drew Evans and Tai Nguyen ‘19 Begin Work After Long Election Process

By Alison Rosenman and Ellen Schoder When Drew Evans and Tai Nguyen ‘19 stepped into their role as JSAAPP co-heads, they said that they felt like they were “carrying the torch.” The previous JSAAPP co-heads happened to be their rugby teammates, so when it came time to run for the position, Evans and Nguyen were eager to continue their teammates’ legacy. It’s a re ...
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A Call to Acknowledge the Violence of the American Flag

By Ellis Maxwell **Content warning: mention of state violence.** On Saturday, Nov. 17, a group of right-wing demonstrators held a rally in Philadelphia at Independence Mall on 6th and Market streets. The rally was titled “We the People Rally,” with organizers calling on people who are “Patriots, Militia, 3%, constitution loving Americans, pro good cop, pro ICE, pro l ...
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Traveling the World on a Gap Year

A gap year can take you far. In fact, it took Haverford students all over the globe – to Spain, Israel, and India, to name just a few places. For those who chose to live abroad during their gap year, the year had some extra challenges, such as navigating cultural differences and learning a new language, but it also came with its own unique set of adventures. For Alissa V ...
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Haverford Reacts to Voting on Campus

This past midterm cycle marks the first time Haverford students were able to vote on campus after the Delaware County Board of Elections agreed to move the polls from Cooperstown Elementary to Haverford College’s Facilities Management building. The move was received positively by both Haverford students and Delaware County community members. “I think it was cool becaus ...
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A Haverford Thanksgiving

These days, American colleges attract students from all corners of the country and of the world. For example, at Haverford, students in the  Class of 2022 come from 37 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and 24 other countries. The geographic makeup of each class is just one of many ways that schools like Haverford try to create a diverse student population, and I, as ...
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Recent Events Hosted by J Street U Emphasize Two-State Solution

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a controversial topic both at Haverford and across the world. J Street U, a pro-Israel, pro-Palestine, and pro-peace organization, is one of the newest groups on campus that focuses on this conflict. Brought to campus last year by Matan Arad-Neeman ‘21, the group focuses on advocacy work and the goal of a two-state solution. Arad-Neema ...
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Not “Time Off”: How Students Spent Their Gap Years Working

There are plenty of myths about taking a gap year, and students who have taken a gap year are eager to debunk one in particular: A gap year, they say, isn't just a year off. “I think a lot of people come to school saying ‘oh I took a gap year’ and people subconsciously think ‘oh you took time off,’ and that's almost never the case in my experience,” said Clara ...
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The Consensus Podcast – Episode 1: An Interview with Lynne Butler

Check out the inaugural episode of The Clerk's new podcast, The Consensus! On this episode, David King '20 interviews Lynne Butler, professor of mathematics and statistics, about academia and religion.       Transcript:   [Intro] David King: Hello, and welcome to The Consensus, a podcast brought to you by the Haverford Clerk, Haverford’s online studen ...
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Bi-Co Hosts Political Theory Conference

From Oct. 18 to Oct. 21, Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges hosted the annual conference of the Association for Political Theory (APT). The APT is an international association dedicated to the promotion of political theory and political philosophy.  The APT—whose inaugural conference was held in 2002—is different from many other academic conferences due to its smaller s ...