Monthly Archive: October 2013

Rethink Halloween: What does your costume really mean? 0

Rethink Halloween: What does your costume really mean?

With just a few days before Halloween, students and the Office of Multicultural Affairs hosted a forum Monday night to set the stage for a discussion about rethinking the fine line between celebration and stereotyping with Halloween costumes. The discussion began with an introduction to an Honor Council abstract released in 2004, about two students who dressed in black fac ...
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College announces $8.9 million in new gifts

This weekend the College announced three gifts totaling $8.9 million, which will go toward endowing a new professorship in Quaker Studies, fund the purchase of books and technology related to the humanities for Magill Library, and completes more than half the funding required for the new media center planned for Ryan Gym. Over half the funding for the Ryan Gym renovations, ...
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Photos: Inauguration

This past Saturday, Daniel H. Weiss was inaugurated as 14th President of Haverford College before a packed crowd in Marshall Auditorium, with many more tuning in via live stream. Students, parents, alumni and distinguished guests were in attendance, including Weiss's family, friends, former classmates and colleagues from Lafayette. Several former presidents were in attend ...
Security Summary 10/18-10/24 0

Security Summary 10/18-10/24

Sunday, October 20th 1:40 a.m. Alcohol Illness Drinker Officer reported an alcohol related illness at Drinker. A student was transported to the hospital by ambulance. The Dean on Call was notified.   Monday, October 21st 12:03 p.m. Bicycle Theft Gummere Hall Student reported that her unsecured bicycle was removed from the Gummere bike shed sometime before fall break. ...
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Weekend of Festivities to be Held in Honor of Weiss’s Inauguration

  Haverford College has a lot to celebrate this coming weekend. Amidst the clear autumn weather, the falling leaves and the high spirits of Family & Friends Weekend, the College will inaugurate Daniel H. Weiss as the 14th president of Haverford College. Inauguration weekend begins Saturday morning with a community-wide Meeting for Worship at the Haverford Friends ...
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Annual Security Report highlights campus crime

Earlier this month, Safety and Security released its annual summary report for the 2012-13 year, reflecting recent thefts from academic and residential buildings and the underreporting of sexual offenses, an issue at colleges and universities across the country. Under a federal law called the Campus Safety Act, or the Jeanne Clery Act, colleges and universities that partic ...
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Campus Center roof repairs to be completed by early November

The northwest entrance to the Whitehead Campus Center is scheduled to be back in service by early November, after being in repairs for over a month. According to Assistant Director of Facilities Management William V. Anderko Jr., the final repair work on the closed area in the Whitehead Campus Center is “scheduled to commence on Monday, October 28” and expected to fin ...
Support Philly’s Public Schools this Thursday in Lunt Café 0

Support Philly’s Public Schools this Thursday in Lunt Café

BY EMILY MAYER AND IAN GAVIGAN Solidarity in the Suburbs -- Support a Fundraiser for the Philadelphia Students Union Thursday, October 24th at 8:30 pm Lunt Café - Refreshments provided $5-10 suggested donation Questions? Contact igavigan@haverford.edu or emayer@haverford.edu. On September 9th, as Haverford entered its second shopping week, the 136,000 students in Philad ...
Security Summary 10/11-10/16 0

Security Summary 10/11-10/16

Friday, October 11th 9:41 a.m. Fire Alarm Campus Center An alarm activation at the Campus Center was caused by burnt food in the mailroom. The area was ventilated and system restored. 1:17 p.m. Fire Alarm Parker House A commercial resident at 812 Ardmore Ave. complained of loud noise coming from another commercial residence in the building. The noise seemed to have ceased ...