Monthly Archive: May 2014

After 27 Years, Registrar Lee Watkins Retires 2

After 27 Years, Registrar Lee Watkins Retires

Inside Chase Hall, in the Registrar’s Office, there is a small room that belongs to a Mr. Lee Watkins. When I visited, his room was dark; the shades were drawn, the light coming from the well-lit outer room. Everything about his desk was neat and tidy, with the feeling of efficient order and a sentimental touch. Across the desk Mr. Watkins, eyes magnified by glasses, dre ...
Student Voices Articulating Themselves at Haverford College: Refocus the Debate to Birgeneau’s Role in Police Brutality 13

Student Voices Articulating Themselves at Haverford College: Refocus the Debate to Birgeneau’s Role in Police Brutality

In the past few days, national 'media' successfully picked up a news story on a small college’s decision not to honor Dr. Birgeneau with a degree at their Commencement Ceremony. Big names such as the Wall Street Journal and the Huffington Post commented on where Haverford College found itself in the larger “trend” around student protest. Many “conservative” p ...
Michael Rushmore '14. 2

Commencement Committee to Reconsider UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Invite After Community Forum

On Thursday, a community forum was held in Founders’ Great Hall to address concerns raised about the invitation to award the former University of California, Berkeley chancellor Robert Birgeneau an honorary degree at Commencement on May 18. Honorary degree recipients were announced in April in an email from President Daniel H. Weiss, who described Birgeneau as “a cham ...
Security Summary 5/2-5/8 0

Security Summary 5/2-5/8

Friday, May 2nd 5:45 p.m. Suspicious Person Lloyd Hall A report was received of a suspicious male at Lloyd Hall. The male, who is known to officers as a mentally challenged local resident, left campus upon request. A second report was later received of the male being back in the area of Lloyd Hall. The area was checked, but the male could not be located.   Saturday, M ...