Monthly Archive: April 2013

BMC Security Brief 4/22-4/28 0

BMC Security Brief 4/22-4/28

Monday, April 22nd 11:09 am Alarm Defective School of Social Work Officers responded to the School of Social Work on the report of an audible alarm. Investigation determined a door alarm was sounding due to maintenance on the door. 3:26 pm Medical Transport Health Center A resident student was transported from the Health Center to Bryn Mawr Hospital for evaluation and trea ...
Weiss: “restless” to start 0

Weiss: “restless” to start

President-Elect Daniel H. Weiss is on campus today, joining members of the Board of Managers in a weekend of meetings and conversations about strategic planning. Since Lafayette announced his successor, Alison Bylerly, in January, Weiss has been busy juggling two presidential transitions. On the interim, he's been traveling a few times a month meeting with alumni and membe ...
Haverford Security Summary, 4/19-4/25 0

Haverford Security Summary, 4/19-4/25

Friday, April 19th 11:15 a.m. Vandalism Drinker Residents of Drinker reported that two individuals threw eggs at the building, striking first floor windows. Incident occurred the previous night. Investigation continuing. 1:53 p.m. Suspicious Person Carter Road Student reported that an unknown male knocked on her vehicle window while she was parked along Carter Road. The i ...
Protests end as USGA, labor unions reach settlement 0

Protests end as USGA, labor unions reach settlement

The giant inflatable rat at the edge of the Nature Trail is no longer, after negotiations between local trade unions and the United States Golf Association (USGA) ended in agreement. The rat has symbolized the discontent of the local carpenters' and stage hands' labor unions, who began protesting the USGA near Featherbed Field on March 25. Protestors lined the lower secti ...
“Bitter Root” to screen Saturday 0

“Bitter Root” to screen Saturday

This Saturday Catherine Casem '15 is showcasing a rough cut of her film Bitter Root, a project funded by the E. Clyde Lutton '66 Memorial Fund for Performing Arts. The film's plot revolves around Lola, a young unstable girl, her brother Mark and boyfriend Leonard. As Lola and Mark struggle with the hard truths of Lola's past, the plot is driven by the dilemma of confrontin ...
Community housing next year to include nerd-themed Yarnall and Christian House 0

Community housing next year to include nerd-themed Yarnall and Christian House

You might think them the lucky ducks who circumvented the room draw, but each of the groups behind next year’s newly minted community houses are preparing to add a new dimension to life at Haverford.  Between Yarnall and the apartments, five groups from a crowded pool of applicants were awarded spaces by the Office of Residential Life. Alex Dillaire '14 says these commu ...
Haverford Security Summary, 4/5-4/18 0

Haverford Security Summary, 4/5-4/18

Friday, April 5th, 3:00 p.m. Emergency Notification Test Campus Safety A test was conducted of the campus emergency notification system. Test was performed successfully. 9:50 p.m. Noise Complaint 19 Hannum Drive An anonymous caller reported loud music coming from 19 Hannum Drive. A student was advised to turn down the music and he complied. 1:38 a.m. Suspicious Activity S ...
Beyond Boston: Anxiety in the wake of tragedy 0

Beyond Boston: Anxiety in the wake of tragedy

We were sitting at the dinner table on September 11th, 2001. Mom and Dad had taken the time to explain what a terrorist attack was, why a group of bad people wanted to hurt Americans. My long bony arms were stretched out in front of me, across the muted floral tablecloth. A breadcrumb was sticking me in the arm. My throat felt tight--I couldn’t breathe--and my muscles we ...
With Haffner under renovation, Mawrtyrs to live in HCA 1

With Haffner under renovation, Mawrtyrs to live in HCA

Haverford is making preparations to receive an influx of Mawrtyrs next year. According to the Bi-Co News, after the discovery of “asbestos on structural beams,” Bryn Mawr will close the residential portion of Haffner, which also houses a dining hall, for renovations that will take nine months. The abrupt discovery means Bryn Mawr is short 78 beds, and with just a few w ...
Recent arguments for gun control: irrational and ignorant 2

Recent arguments for gun control: irrational and ignorant

Since the well-publicized and heinous mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary and at a movie theater in Aurora, we have been bombarded with calls for all sorts of gun control measures, false characterizations and lies about guns, gun owners and so-called “Second Amendment supporters.” These arguments propagated for gun control often contain childish logic, irrational m ...