Monthly Archive: April 2012

Linda Bell appointed Provost of Barnard College 0

Linda Bell appointed Provost of Barnard College

This October, Professor of Economics and Provost Linda Bell will begin her first term as Provost and Dean of the Faculty at Barnard College in New York. Bell came to Haverford in 1992, and has since chaired the Department of Economics, won the Linbeck prize for distinguished teaching, and most recently, served as provost of the College. Before coming to Haverford, she held ...
EarthQuakers: things are looking green 1

EarthQuakers: things are looking green

Is green the new red and black at Haverford? Despite the mixed results of two Spring Plenary resolutions aimed at environmental issues, according to the environmental action group Earthquakers (EQ), consciousness of environmental and sustainability issues on campus is expanding. Founded in 1993 by Jed Brody ’97, now a Senior Lecturer in Physics at Emory University, Earth ...
Lunt Café set to reopen 2

Lunt Café set to reopen

  UPDATE: Lunt Café will open its doors Friday, April 13. In March of last year, Bernie Chung-Templeton, Bi-Co Director of Dining Services, took a look around Lunt Café, having heard troubling “comments and innuendoes” about the late-night, student-run snack bar for two years. It wasn’t pretty. “What I discovered was outdated food, sanitation issues, mold in ...
Ryan Gym: Where the wild things are 1

Ryan Gym: Where the wild things are

In terms of money and master plans - those things that make things happen at Haverford - I cannot defend Ryan Gym. Ryan Gym is not widely used by the student body, and some simply don’t know it exists. New plans are being discussed that would turn it into an academic center, complete with computers and study spaces, and even a fountain in the middle. The improvement and ...
Repurposing the Black Cultural Center 0

Repurposing the Black Cultural Center

In light of a recent proposal to convert the Ira De A. Reid House from a residential space into an administrative one, students are calling into question the purpose and relevance of the Black Cultural Center (BCC). Authored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), the proposal called for turning the Ira De A. Reid house into office space for the new Office of Academi ...
McGraw leaving Haverford to hit the books 1

McGraw leaving Haverford to hit the books

Jason McGraw is leaving his position as Assistant Dean of the College and Director of Student Activities to attend law school at Northeastern University in Boston. McGraw works intimately with student-run clubs and organizations to help them implement events, fundraise, advertise and organize. He came to Haverford in 2006, after graduating with an MS in Higher Education ...
How Haverford rolls 1

How Haverford rolls

In the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, a row of five vibrant, yellow-and-red machines welcomes players, while the clattering of wooden balls fills the gallery. On the walls are the names of 1,920 individuals, all of whom are either enrolled at or receive a paycheck from Haverford College. Friday, March 16 marked the opening of the gallery’s latest exhibit, “And the Winner I ...