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Women*s Center Struggles Without Boss

By Andrew Nguyen  Haverford’s Women*s Center is currently entirely run by student workers—nine of them to be exact—who might not even be getting paid. Since former director and visiting faculty member Jaclyn Pryor left the position last spring, one of Haverford’s highly advertised student resources has been operating in a fashion more akin to a student club than a ...
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Professor Darin Hayton: Historian, Cyclist, Chemist

This is the first in a new series by the Clerk, “The Secret Lives of Faculty,” in which we meet and chat with professors to get to know them on a more personal level.  We hope this series sparks more dialogue between students and professors and allows us to interact with more recognition of the humanity of the other. Darin Hayton is Associate Professor of History of S ...
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Students Create Sharing Application With HIP

This summer, the Haverford Innovation Platform (HIP) hosted its first-ever Innovation Incubator program, an entrepreneurship program which provides funding, mentorship, and resources for student-run social enterprises.  One project to come out of this pilot eight-week program is Dibs, an SMS-based stuff-sharing platform. Run by Ahmed Ishtiaque, Ken Ruto, and Vincent Yu, a ...
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What’s in Store for Students’ Council? Co-Presidents Andrew Eaddy and Maurice Rippel ’19 Have Big Plans.

Andrew Eaddy and Maurice Rippel ’19 know the ins and outs of Haverford. As seniors, they’ve accumulated an impressive set of experiences on campus and built a vast network of students and administrators. Now, they say they’re ready to take on a new challenge as this year’s Students’ Council (SC) co-presidents – and the tough balancing act that comes with it. As ...
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The Athlete, Non-Athlete Relationship at Haverford College

When describing the relationships between athletes and non-athletes at Haverford College, classifying it as perfectly harmonious would be inaccurate. At the same time,  labeling it as a ‘divide’ would be equally ignorant. In terms of NCAA Division III Liberal Arts Colleges, Haverford is home to one of the largest varsity athlete percentages at 42%, according to Wendy ...
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Gen/Sex Class Investigates Precarity in Professors’ Jobs

By Paloma Paez-Coombe and Theodora Rodine Across the country, job stability for professors has become increasingly hard to find. Tenured positions, which arose in the late 1800s as a way to protect faculty’s freedom of speech, are costly to institutions because they provide long-term stability and higher salaries, and so are quickly disappearing. They are being replaced ...
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10 News Stories From the 2017-18 School Year You Don’t Want to Miss

1. College announces changes to the Academic Policy. Rather than checking off classes in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, incoming first-year students will be expected to take classes that fall under the new domains of Meaning, Interpretation and Creative Expression; Analysis of the Social World: Individuals, Institutions, and Cultures; and Physical ...
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Bryn Mawr Film Institute to Host Tri-Co Film Festival

Offering students a chance to escape the stress of finals and enjoy the magic of the movies, the 7th annual Tri-Co Film Festival will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 10th. The Film Festival’s location circulates around the tri-co, but this year it will be held at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. The 2018 Film Festival will again be directed by Haverford alumnus, Harlo ...