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Why We Need Need-Blind

Our Quaker heritage is often brought up to show how different we are from other academic institutions, both in our mission and our quotidian goings on. I believe in the core of my being that Haverford is unique, special and wonderful place. The focus on...

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Black Beauty, White Standards

As Jennifer Aniston celebrates being crowned the World’s Most Beautiful Woman for 2016 and basks in the glory of her recognized, exemplary beauty, many women of color, such as myself, feel a familiar sense of disappointment. The crowning of Aniston marks yet another lost opportunity...

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Submit to WeSpeak

WeSpeak is a Quaker style open forum for students of color at Haverford to express their thoughts and experiences in a context that prioritizes their voices. This is for those students who either weren’t able to attend or don’t vibe with the idea of standing...

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A First Year’s Take on WeSpeak

The following is an opinion piece and does not express the opinions of any groups the author may represent on campus. I learned about WeSpeak as soon as I arrived on campus. I’m a student who identifies as a person of color, and I learned...

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Apply for the 2016-2017 Editorial Board

The application to join next year’s editorial board is now open! We’re looking for people who are passionate about journalism, storytelling, and issues facing the Haverford community. No prior experience with The Clerk is necessary. Open positions include news, opinion, features, and multimedia/photo editors. We’ve...