Monthly Archive: April 2014

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Cartoon: Freshman Year Anxiety

While my social anxiety hasn't improved that much between freshman and senior year, I've at least learned how to project an aura of confidence and cool-headedness to mask my inner turmoil. ...
Haverford Students Respond to UCA Issue 4

Haverford Students Respond to UCA Issue

On April 6, 2014, Dean for First Year Students Michael Martinez announced to the UCAs for the class of 2018 that providing alcohol to their freshmen will have defined punitive consequences. On April 11, a camera crew from The Haverford Clerk asked students on campus about their opinions on the matter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-XbiiRXzV0&feature=youtu.be Filmed ...
Consequences Announced for Alcohol-Providing UCAs 0

Consequences Announced for Alcohol-Providing UCAs

On April 6 at the Customs Retreat, Dean of First-Year Students Michael Martinez announced that if Upper Class Advisors (UCA) provide alcohol to their freshmen, they will be stripped of their roles and removed from their freshmen halls. While many students have objected to this as a change in policy, Dean Martinez said that is not the case. “It has always been expected th ...
Haverfarm Update: Seeds to Success Being Planted 0

Haverfarm Update: Seeds to Success Being Planted

After a long winter of thick snow and bitter cold, the Agricultural Center for Environmental Studies (ACES, or just ‘Haverfarm) is about to kick off a healthy and hearty growing season! This past Sunday Haverfarm hosted its second Volunteer Day. Fifteen students worked together in the dirt and the warm sunny weather to build vegetable beds and plant carrots, beets, and k ...
2014-2015 Editorial Board Applications 0

2014-2015 Editorial Board Applications

The Clerk is now accepting applications for our 2014-2015 Editorial Board from now until April 25th. Click here to access the application form. Applicants will be contacted via email to schedule an interview with the current editorial board. We will then deliberate and come to consensus to select the 2014-2015 Editorial Board. If you have any questions, feel free to contac ...
“No Providing” Policy for UCAs is an Administrative Cop-Out 6

“No Providing” Policy for UCAs is an Administrative Cop-Out

Students are concerned about potential changes to the Customs program after the new First-Year Dean Michael Martinez announced last Sunday during a training session that Upper Class Advisers (UCAs) will be kicked out of their Customs housing if they purchase or provide alcohol for their group.  According to incoming UCAs, Martinez made it clear in interviews for the posit ...
Security Summary 4/4-4/10 0

Security Summary 4/4-4/10

Friday, April 4th 6:14 p.m. Personal Injury Roberts Hall A campus visitor fell at Roberts Hall and injured her face and hand. She was transported to University of Pennsylvania Hospital by ambulance. Sunday, April 6th 1:09 a.m. Noise Complaint 19 Hannum Drive A report was received of a loud party in the basement of 19 Hannum Drive. Officer advised the students of the compla ...
President Weiss to Teach Two Courses Next Year 0

President Weiss to Teach Two Courses Next Year

As you’re browsing the Tri-Co Course Guide in the next week, keep an eye out for a class taught by a new professor: our very own President Dan Weiss. President Weiss will co-teach Higher Education and the Liberal Arts: Mission and Trends with Swarthmore president Rebecca Chopp, a 200-level course cross-listed in the Independent College Programs and Education departments. ...
Guest Editorial: On Faculty Retention and Speaking Truth to Power 14

Guest Editorial: On Faculty Retention and Speaking Truth to Power

Nora Howe’s recent article on faculty diversity and retention raised some important issues and has started a useful dialogue. She is to be commended for shining light on a degree of dissatisfaction among past and present Haverford faculty of color. However, this article presents an incomplete account of the factors that must be considered when discussing faculty retentio ...
Major Renovations Planned for Four Academic Buildings 3

Major Renovations Planned for Four Academic Buildings

Haverford is planning major changes and renovations to four different academic buildings in the next five years: Magill Library, Ryan Gym, Roberts Hall, and the Sharpless wing of the KINSC. The projects are expected to be started in the next five years. Part of that depends on the amount of money that can be raised in Haverford's major capital campaign, which will start in ...