Monthly Archive: April 2012

Dining Center shakes things up 1

Dining Center shakes things up

Additional reporting by Neilay Shah. After changes in management, the Dining Center has added more variety in an effort to boost student satisfaction. “These changes came about because of increasing requests from students for more variety, more options,” Production Manager Dan McCorkle said. The modifications include more locally grown fruits and vegetables, and a grea ...
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Sharing the night sky

Since the construction of Swan Field in 2008, users of Strawbridge Observatory and Swan Field have had to trade off their use of the telescopes and turf fields, respectively. The stadium lights of Swan Field contribute significantly to night sky light pollution, which makes it hard to see even the brightest stars. “With the light pollution you can only see moon and the [ ...
Beer in your own back Yards 0

Beer in your own back Yards

  Guest article by Jacob Gilbert, '12   Natty, Bud Light, Miller High Life, PBR, Lionshead, Heineken, Stella, Guinness. With the addition of a handful of other domestic, European and Mexican beers, this list comprises over 90% of the beer Americans drink, and the vast majority of what’s drunk at Haverford. Still, there are some “small, independent and tradit ...
Her Campus receives mixed reactions 0

Her Campus receives mixed reactions

This semester, Charlotte Bax '13 and Lauren Gill '13 launched Her Campus Haverford, a branch of an online magazine for college-age women. Her Campus, which is written entirely by students, hosts colleges and universities across the country. Bax got the idea to start the branch at Haverford from a friend who works on Her Campus Stanford. “I thought it’d be something fun ...
Jayson Musson, on making art 0

Jayson Musson, on making art

Jayson Musson, the artist most famous for his Hennessy Youngman persona and videos, stopped by Haverford last Friday to talk about his artistic trajectory and his philosophy of art-making. To a full room of students, faculty and even a few parents, Musson shared his experience as a rapper in the group Plastic Little (who reportedly played a few shows at Haverford), his tho ...
FAQ about the Clerk 0

FAQ about the Clerk

Since we launched two weeks ago, we've received some questions about the Clerk that we felt deserved some attention. If you have additional questions that weren't addressed here, feel free to leave comment on this post or email us at hcclerk@gmail.com with questions, and we'll update this post as they come in. Will you have a print edition? No. The Clerk will be entirely ...
Summer job outlook slowly improving 0

Summer job outlook slowly improving

Despite solid job growth in the last three months, for students looking for summer employment, the economy isn't improving fast enough. The Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report released Friday says 120,000 jobs were created in March, a disappointing number compared to the 200,000 jobs added to the economy each month since December. Looking to temper the freak-out, the E ...
Why do we need The Clerk? 0

Why do we need The Clerk?

A NOTE FROM THE STAFF Welcome to The Clerk – we hope you like it. Inspiration for this publication came, as many good things do, out of confusion about the world around us. It's troubling to think of how little one can understand about an event or occurrence before we let them fly on by, unquestioned and unnoticed. Over the last few weeks, our small staff of 15-ish stude ...
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For Emerson, a quiet departure

It takes a climb up the winding, rotunda staircase in the KINSC to find Stephen Emerson's narrow, third-floor office - a far cry from his former airy, corner room in Founders. Hanging above his desk are two framed issues of the Bi-College News, the headline on one reading, “Pleased to Meet You, Mr. President.” After five years of serving the College, as a professor of ...