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The Duck Pond: A Short History

Photo by Ben Horwitz '17

By   6 days ago

On a cold winter’s day decades ago, children, their parents, and college students could be seen playing hockey, cutting broad figure eights across the ice, and invariably falling over and skidding across the surface of the iconic Haverford College Duck Pond. Later, they would go into the shack by the bank and melt the ice […]

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Recent Assault Draws Attention to Haverford’s Security System

By   6 days ago

In an act of violence all but unheard of on Haverford’s quiet campus, two student visitors to the College were attacked outside of a Halloween party on November 1. The unprovoked attack was committed by students from a nearby college. The incident left one visiting student with a potential head injury, leading paramedics to rush […]

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FIG Rebrands GO! with Launch of GO! 3.0

The new GO! 3.0 Portal

By   2 weeks ago

“You mean the TV ads in the DC and the Coop?” On November 1st, FIG, Haverford’s computing club, launched its third version of the GO! portal, GO! 3.0. When asked about the new GO! page update, many students replied that they were unaware of GO!’s existence and its role on campus, despite a recent campus-wide […]

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Updates to the Academic Requirements in Discussion by Student-Faculty Committee

By   2 weeks ago

With unofficial graduation requirements like spending the night in Magill and punching a Quaker, it can be easy to overlook the far more mundane academic requirements. However, the Educational Policy Committee (EPC) is in the process of discussing possible updates to these requirements. In order to graduate, each Haverford student must complete a first year […]

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Transgender Actress Laverne Cox Delivers Speech in Marshall Auditorium

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By   2 weeks ago

A line of Tri-Co students, faculty, staff and community members stretched out the doors of Marshall Auditorium last Friday night for a speech by transgender actress Laverne Cox, who plays Sophia Burset in the hit Netflix series “Orange is the New Black.” Cox’s speech, “Ain’t I a Woman,” drew from the writings of trans* activists […]

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Largest Campaign in Haverford History Launches with Record-Breaking Gift

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By   2 weeks ago

Two weeks ago, Haverford announced its latest financial campaign: “Lives That Speak.” The campaign has been in a quiet phase since July 2010, while the public phase was launched on October 25 during Family and Friends Weekend. The campaign has drawn attention for two main reasons. Firstly, it is Haverford’s biggest campaign ever, with a […]

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Woodside Cottage’s Outdoor Learning Space Opens

Einstein Learning Space

By   3 weeks ago

Sunny days at Haverford create a common scene of students and professors relocating to sit on Founder’s green. This experience will become more comfortable and picturesque, as an outdoor learning space has been added alongside the English Department’s Woodside Cottage. The project was made possible by a gift from David Cook ’64 and his wife […]

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A 1920′s Campus Murder Revisited

By   3 weeks ago

Costumes, candy, and carved pumpkins – by tonight Haverford College will have all the makings of another ghostly Halloween. But the one thing this campus needs is a good spook story. As one student named Mike Sisk ‘88 discovered in the late 1980s, there is one such story of burning crosses, mistaken identity and a […]

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Security Summary 11/7-11/10

By   7 days ago

Friday, November 7th 4:51 p.m. Theft Drinker Student reported the theft of $150.00 from his desk drawer at Drinker. No police report filed at this time. No suspects seen in the area. 8:01 p.m. Suspicious Vehicle Walton Road Anonymous caller reported a silver sedan was driving in a unsafe manner the vehicle was driving on […]

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Security Summary 10/31-11/6

By   2 weeks ago

Saturday, November 1st 11:36 p.m. Vandalism Founders Hall Unknown person(s) kicked a hole in the wall in the basement of Founders Hall. A window was also discovered broken in the Great Hall. No suspects at this time.   Sunday, November 2nd 12:01 a.m. Unauthorized Use GIAC Students were discovered drinking alcohol inside fencing room at […]

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Security Summary 10/24-10/28

By   3 weeks ago

Friday, October 24th 8:02 a.m. Suspicious Person Nature Trail A jogger reported that an individual made her feel uncomfortable as she ran past him. The individual made no attempt at verbal or physical contact. Officer observed the individual leave campus before the incident was reported to Campus Safety. 11:46 a.m. Suspicious Person Founders Hall A […]

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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   7 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   7 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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