Monthly Archive: May 2012

Admissions Office excludes Cannabis Club from event 7

Admissions Office excludes Cannabis Club from event

The full gamut of student clubs and activities were invited to the Student Activities Fair April 22nd, part of the Open Campus weekend when newly admitted students and their families have the chance to visit the campus and learn about student life. But the Cannabis Law Reform club, at the request o...
Yarn bombing hits campus 1

Yarn bombing hits campus

On Friday morning, knit accessories appeared in 8 different spots campus, mostly in front of Founders. The work is an example of yarn bombing, a style of non-destructive street art that involves attaching knit materials to objects outdoors. Unnamed knitters stitched pieces around  stair rails, lamp po...
Violet Brown retires after 31 years 0

Violet Brown retires after 31 years

After 31 years at Haverford, Senior Executive Administrator Violet Brown is retiring. Staff photographer Jon Yu '12 snapped some photos of Brown at her retirement party today in Founders Great Hall. MORE: Read this profile on Brown in the Spring 2007 issue of the alumni magazine: 
Weiss welcomed as 14th President 0

Weiss welcomed as 14th President

  President-elect Dan Weiss addressed the College for the first time today in Founders Hall, packed with students, faculty, staff and members of the Board of Managers an...
Creighton to stay on another year 0

Creighton to stay on another year

In a last-minute decision, Joanne Creighton will stay on as interim president until Dan Weiss begins his term in July 2013. According to Creighton, the Board of Managers made its final decision this past Saturday, April 29. "I did need to abruptly change my plans again," said Creighton. She had planned ...