Monthly Archive: September 2014

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Preventing Reactionary Racism

Written by Andy Beck '17 and Zach Gabor '15. Last week, Tri-Co students and faculty gathered at Bryn Mawr College to express their outrage at the appearance of a Confederate flag on the school’s campus, and the perceived reticence of the administration to respond adequately to the flag’s publically visible presence. We applaud them for having done so. In displaying a s ...
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Haverford Students Campaign for Garment Worker Safety

The racks at the Haverford College bookstore are lined with sweatshirts, T-shirts, and other apparel manufactured by JanSport. Whereas some consumers may overlook the means of production, Haverford Students Against Sweatshops (HSAS) is looking deeper into the injustices inflicted on the workers that produce those items. One of such injustices took place on April 24, 2013 i ...
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A Closer Look at the Class of 2018

Graphics by Cormac Rada '17 and Ben Horwitz '17. As the freshman class of 2018 experienced its first ever month of college, The Clerk sent them all a twenty-four question online survey. Of the 340 students in the class of 2018, 100 students responded. Outlined below are their backgrounds, prior experiences, and hopes for the next four years to come. BACKGROUND The responde ...
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At Bryn Mawr Demonstration, Tri-Co Community Stands Against Racism

Written by David Roza '15 and Katie Greifeld '15. Additional reporting by Lee Anderson '15. All photos by Ryan Gooding '16. Last Friday, hundreds of Tri-Co students, faculty, and staff gathered on Bryn Mawr’s campus in a demonstration of solidarity after two students insulted minority groups on campus by hanging a Confederate flag and drawing a Mason-Dixon line across th ...
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Haverford Updates Sexual Misconduct Policy

Over the summer, Haverford updated its sexual misconduct policy to account for changes to Title IX regarding confidentiality and mandatory reporting; as a result of these new changes, Haverford added a Level Two confidentiality. Level Two members, namely the Women’s Center and Health Services, are distinct in their obligation to report to the Title IX coordinator in the ...
Integrity, Honesty, and Concern: Examining Haverford’s NCAA Membership 2

Integrity, Honesty, and Concern: Examining Haverford’s NCAA Membership

At first glance, NCAA membership—for Haverford, or for any college—would seem to make all the sense in the world. After all, if there is to be an intercollegiate athletics league (and the demand certainly seems to exist for one), then such a league would ideally, in the words of the NCAA itself, “govern competition in a fair, safe, equitable and sportsmanlike manner, ...
Class of 2018 Largest and Most Geographically Diverse Freshman Class in School’s History 0

Class of 2018 Largest and Most Geographically Diverse Freshman Class in School’s History

340 students are enrolled in Haverford's class of 2018, making it the largest class in the history of the school, according to Jess Lord, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. However, that number is “within the boundary we thought was reasonable for a freshman class,” Lord said. A typical freshman class might normally have around 335 students, but in order to balance o ...
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Haverford Students to March in NYC Climate March

On September 21, 60 Haverford students will take to the streets of New York City for the People’s Climate March, projected to be the largest climate march in history with 250,000 attendees. The objective of the march is to send a message to world leaders, who will be gathering in NYC on September 23 for a United Nations summit on climate change. The summit is headed by U ...