Monthly Archive: December 2012

This week in politics 0

This week in politics

Fiscal Cliff Lawmakers in Congress are under pressure this holiday season to hammer out a deal to prevent the coming of the so-called "fiscal cliff," a political buzzword for the tax increases and spending cuts that will kick in at the start of the new year. But the New York Times reports that as of Wednesday, there's still no deal to resolve the political impasse. Yet w ...
Bi-Co kicks off $4 million tech upgrade 0

Bi-Co kicks off $4 million tech upgrade

Haverford and Bryn Mawr are undergoing a comprehensive, $4 million upgrade to merge the two campuses on the same administrative platforms. The SEADs project, short for “seamless administrative services,” kicked off in March 2012 with the goal of overhauling data systems and bringing the two colleges closer together. When the technology overhaul, which will unfold over ...
‘Compliments’ account goes viral 0

‘Compliments’ account goes viral

If you’ve logged onto Facebook recently, chances are you’ve seen a Haverford Compliments status pop up on your news feed. The account has been posting compliments about members of the Haverford community sent by anonymous contributors since it was created on November 24. With over 600 friends already, the account has posted roughly 300 feel-good messages so far. Haverf ...
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Paving of Featherbed Fields begins

In a matter of months, the world’s best golfers will be right across the street.  The upcoming U.S. Open, one of professional golf’s four major tournaments, will take place in June 2013, hosted by Merion Golf Club, the College’s neighbor. But with the conversion of Featherbed Fields into parking lots, which began this week, the event is already making its mark on Ha ...
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Haverford Radio set to relaunch

WHRC, Haverford’s radio station, is in the process of a new incarnation, as “a web-based collective of audio content and multimedia,” according to the Haverford Radio website. In other words, Internet radio is coming to Haverford. With its “soft launch,” scheduled for December 10, Haverford Radio will be streaming music from radiofords.com, co-head Dylan Reichman ...