Monthly Archive: December 2013

Security Summary 12/20-12/26 0

Security Summary 12/20-12/26

Friday, December 20th 4:35 p.m. Suspicious Activity Visitor’s Lot A report was received of two full size pickup trucks parked in the Visitor’s Lot. The passengers were arguing with each other. The reporting person, a college professor, stated that when the drivers of the vehicles...

Where does Haverford get its electricity? 0

Where does Haverford get its electricity?

It courses through Haverford’s campus along veins of copper and rubber. It lights up hallways, cools down water fountains, and heats up dorm rooms. But where exactly does Haverford’s electricity come from, and is it used efficiently on campus? Here are some basic facts about...

New Transgender Inclusivity Committee Seeks Policy Changes 0

New Transgender Inclusivity Committee Seeks Policy Changes

“Haverford has a long way to go in terms of trans inclusivity,” said Kenzie Thorp ‘15, one of the co-heads of a new working committee focused on inclusivity for transgender individuals. “It’s a campus where the institution and the students are “accepting, but not aware.”...

Security Summary 12/7-12/12 0

Security Summary 12/7-12/12

Saturday, December 7th 12:51 a.m. Alcohol Illness Kim Hall A report was received of a student who was experiencing an alcohol related illness at Kim Hall. The student was transported to Bryn Mawr Hospital by ambulance. The Nurse on Call and Graduate Assistant were notified....

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Admin to Recommend Modified Loan Policy to Board in February

The Administration announced to students Monday their recommendation to the Board of Managers to modify the “no loan” financial aid policy and reintroduce loans for some students starting with the class of 2019. In an email to students Monday afternoon, Weiss said that their proposal for an...

New Student Farm Initiative Closer to Securing Funding 0

New Student Farm Initiative Closer to Securing Funding

Before the first Haverford freshman was thrown into the Duck Pond, before the first 1st Drinker party was held, and before Founders Hall was built, the land that is now Haverford College and all its surroundings was once farmland. Nearly 200 years later, a group...

“Where are you from?” Revisited: An Intro 0

“Where are you from?” Revisited: An Intro

I am Vietnamese-American. I often wonder what that identity marker even means. I also can’t remember exactly when I started to identify as Vietnamese-American or Asian-American. Whenever I fill out forms, I have this internal battle with myself and wonder if I should mark myself...

FIG to debut new version of Go! 0

FIG to debut new version of Go!

If you’re an upperclassman, you probably associate the student computing group FIG with the Go!Boards. If you are an underclassman, you may not even know what the Go!boards are. FIG, a recursive acronym that stands for “FIG is good,” is working on a number of new projects to...

Alumni React to “The Tempest” 0

Alumni React to “The Tempest”

The Honor Council abstract “The Tempest,” has provoked a range of reactions from the student body as well as from professors and alumni since its release in early November. A Clerk article about the trial was circulated and discussed among many alumni on Facebook, Twitter and...

What’s Missing in the Debate about Grand Haverfest 2

What’s Missing in the Debate about Grand Haverfest

This letter was submitted for publication on our site and is also posted on the Go! message boards. Dear Fellow Fords: At the close of last year, there was no doubt that Grand Haverfest was going to happen—the former treasurers saved $37,000 for this purpose....