Monthly Archive: November 2013

Why Divestment? 0

Why Divestment?

Written by members of Haverfordians for a Livable Future On Monday, we (Haverfordians for a Livable Future) noted our opposition to the Board of Managers’ decision not to pursue further consideration of fossil fuel divestment and our decision to continue our campaign. As such, we feel we owe the Haverford community an explanation of why we selected divestment as our tact ...
Discussions with Dan: the Strategic Plan 0

Discussions with Dan: the Strategic Plan

Last Wednesday President Dan Weiss spoke with students in Sharpless Auditorium about the Strategic Plan, and his vision for the College in the coming years, the second in a series of informal talks organized by Students' Council, called "Discussions with Dan." After giving an overview of the Strategic Plan, a document articulating and defining priorities for the College an ...
New HC Abstract Discloses First Permanent Separation from College 0

New HC Abstract Discloses First Permanent Separation from College

Many students expressed shock and disappointment November 5 at a discussion of the new trial abstract, "The Tempest," released by Honor Council last week. The abstract relates how a student was permanently separated from the community for stealing a password in order to gain access to Moodle and alter his and other students’ grades. According to an Honor Council email, t ...
Divestment Decision: Vigil for a Livable Future 1

Divestment Decision: Vigil for a Livable Future

Written by members of Haverfordians for a Livable Future Last Tuesday, President Weiss released a letter stating that the Board of Managers had decided to not divest our endowment from the 200 fossil fuel companies with the largest carbon holdings. Haverfordians for a Livable Future agrees with the Board that there are many great steps that our school can take in addition ...
Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: an ethnography of migrant farm workers 0

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: an ethnography of migrant farm workers

“How does the positioning of race, class and citizenship produce lifelong illness and suffering in certain categories of people, specifically among indigenous Mexican migrants?”  asked guest speaker Seth Holmes to an auditorium full of students and professors last Wednesday. Holmes, an assistant professor of Medical Anthropology and Public Health at University of Cali ...
Security Summary 11/1-11/7 0

Security Summary 11/1-11/7

Saturday, November 2nd 12:39 a.m. Alcohol Illness Barclay Hall A report was received of a sick student (alcohol related) in Barclay Hall. The student was transported to Bryn Mawr Hospital by ambulance. The Graduate Assistant was notified; a voice message left with the Nurse on Call.   2:24 p.m. Personal Injury Featherbed Field An elderly man fell and injured his arm n ...
Lunt Lounge 0

Students’ Council to take applications for $25k facilities fund

With $25,000 burning a hole in its pocket, Students' Council (SC) will soon begin accepting student proposals for how to spend a discretionary fund for improving student spaces. "This is money for projects that students want but would never get done otherwise," said co-president Phil Drexler '14. Drexler says these projects are not meant to supplement renovations and upkee ...
A College blog dedicated to the sophomore year experience. 0

College Tackles Sophomore Slump

Sophomore slump describes the lack of direction that some college students feel their second year, a time of transition when students face many important decisions in the midst of lingering questions and uncertainties about their academic career. As explained by Dean of Student Life Steve Watter, sophomore year can be a bit of a letdown after the anticipation of freshman y ...
In addition to a $55,000 band, Haverfest in 2007 had extra features such as "The Zipper," featured above. Photo by Jon Yu '12. 0

How Grand Will Haverfest Be?

11/4 7:30p.m. An earlier version of this article erroneously suggested disagreement between Cantor and Lavner about the moniker "Grand Haverfest." 11/5 12:23 p.m. The article has been updated to correct errors in reporting and reflect additional details about Haverfest costs.  Haverfest has extra funds this year, but will it be Grand? This year, Students' Council has mor ...
Security Summary 10/25-10/31 0

Security Summary 10/25-10/31

Friday, October 25th 9:03 a.m. Personal Injury Ira Reid A visitor to campus fell outside Ira Reid resulting in a facial abrasion. First aid provided by Officers. Visitor refused further treatment.   Saturday, October 26th 9:56 a.m. Criminal Mischief-Vandalism 19 Hannum Drive A Villanova University student reports that unknown person(s) damaged her scooter while she wa ...