Monthly Archive: November 2013

Young Alumni Giving Month targets recent graduates 1

Young Alumni Giving Month targets recent graduates

Many traditions at Haverford — like jumping into the duck pond and running around in circles at the Dorm Olympics — don’t make a whole lot of sense.  Giving money to the College immediately after graduation, when money may be scarce and the memory of tuition is still fresh, might not make much sense ei...
Bionic 0

Despite upgrade, new registration system generates frustration

During the months of November and April, like clockwork students receive an email from Registrar Lee Watkins explaining how to register for classes. This Fall semester, for the first time, students registered for classes on a new system called Bionic, which is part of a broader system update to put ...
Security Summary 11/15-11/21 0

Security Summary 11/15-11/21

Sunday, November 17th 1:25 a.m. Noise Complaint Comfort Hall Anonymous caller reported loud music coming from the first floor of Comfort Hall. Students were advised to turn down the music and complied. 1:41 a.m. Noise Complaint Comfort Hall Anonymous caller notified Campus Safety ...
Dining Center to start composting trial Wednesday 0

Dining Center to start composting trial Wednesday

Haverford’s Dining Center currently generates 650 pounds of food waste every day, which adds up to 20,000 pounds of food waste a month. That food waste is mixed with discarded wrappers and other trash in plastic bags and is then buried in landfills.  Because the trash and plastic bags are not biodegradable...
Security Summary 11/8-11/14 0

Security Summary 11/8-11/14

Friday, November 8th 12:27 p.m. Theft from Building INSC (Hilles) A student reported his book missing from the physics lounge in Hilles. No police report filed. 2:24 p.m. Suspicious Person Carter Road A report was received of a male, believed to be a non-student, vomiting in the a...
Letters to the Editor: Romirowsky 1

Letters to the Editor: Romirowsky

I am shocked to find Laura Eckstein's recent piece in the “news” section and not the “opinion” section. From her first approaching me about the article, I feared Ms. Eckstein did not aim to provide objective journalism. Not a single one of her questions were about my opinions or thoughts about the tal...