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After 27 Years, Registrar Lee Watkins Retires

By   2 months ago

Inside Chase Hall, in the Registrar’s Office, there is a small room that belongs to a Mr. Lee Watkins. When I visited, his room was dark; the shades were drawn, the light coming from the well-lit outer room. Everything about his desk was neat and tidy, with the feeling of efficient order and a sentimental […]

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Student Voices Articulating Themselves at Haverford College: Refocus the Debate to Birgeneau’s Role in Police Brutality

By   2 months ago

In the past few days, national ‘media’ successfully picked up a news story on a small college’s decision not to honor Dr. Birgeneau with a degree at their Commencement Ceremony. Big names such as the Wall Street Journal and the Huffington Post commented on where Haverford College found itself in the larger “trend” around student protest. Many “conservative” pundits […]

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Commencement Committee to Reconsider UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Invite After Community Forum

Michael Rushmore '14.

By   3 months ago

On Thursday, a community forum was held in Founders’ Great Hall to address concerns raised about the invitation to award the former University of California, Berkeley chancellor Robert Birgeneau an honorary degree at Commencement on May 18. Honorary degree recipients were announced in April in an email from President Daniel H. Weiss, who described Birgeneau […]

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Security Summary 5/2-5/8

By   3 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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ETHOS Audits the Dining Center

By   3 months ago

Earlier this month, the student-run Haverford food justice group ETHOS, which stands for “ethical, transparent, homegrown, organic, and sustainable,” found that 9% of the food served by the Dining Center falls under the ETHOS definition of “real food”: locally grown, equally-traded, equal trade, organic, and sustainable. That figure was determined by a combined effort between […]

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The Academic Honor Code in Crisis

By   3 months ago

Over the past couple of years, there has been a significant rise in the number of academic trials at Haverford.  Given the level of trust afforded by professors to students in our system, it stands to reason that these cases represent a small of portion of the academic dishonesty that actually occurs here. This reality […]

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Earth Day Comes to Campus

Horticulturist and students installed roughly 1000 new plants outside of Tritton and Kim.

By   3 months ago

This spring, Haverford is making strides to increase awareness and action on environmental issues and sustainability. The Haverford Arboretum celebrated Earth Day last Tuesday by hosting a planting event in the area between student dorms Tritton and Kim. A small group gathered by the newly-installed plants for a reading of the environmental conservation-themed Dr. Seuss […]

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Security Summary 5/2-5/8

By   3 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   3 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   4 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

By   4 months ago

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   4 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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Introducing New Clerk Leadership

Editor-in-Chief Katherine Greifeld '15 and Associate Editor Cormac Rada '17 (left to right).

By   5 months ago

  The Clerk is pleased to announce Katherine Greifeld ’15 as our new Editor-in-Chief and Cormac Rada ’17 as Associate Editor. Greifeld, a junior Political Science major, was editor of her high school newspaper and a Co-News Editor for The Clerk during the 2012-13 academic year. “I am thrilled and honored to be The Clerk’s next Editor-in-Chief. […]

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Security Summary 2/28-3/6

By   5 months ago

Friday, February 28th 6:52 p.m. Safety Hazard GIAC Officers reported an odor of gas in the rear of the GIAC building (vestibule area). Facilities notified. 9:22 p.m. Safety Hazard Stokes Hall A student reported an odor of gasoline in the basement of Stokes Hall. Facilities notified. 9:35 p.m. Fire Alarm Jones Hall Officers responded to […]

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The Clerk: Nominate Our New Editor-in-Chief

By   5 months ago

The Clerk is now accepting nominations for Editor-in-Chief. Please send the name, email and class year of nominees to our current Editor-in-Chief at tvo@haverford.edu by March 2nd. Nominees will be contacted and, should they accept, be asked to fill out an application. Our editorial board will deliberate and come to consensus to select the new […]

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