Monthly Archive: October 2014

A 1920’s Campus Murder Revisited 0

A 1920’s Campus Murder Revisited

Costumes, candy, and carved pumpkins – by tonight Haverford College will have all the makings of another ghostly Halloween. But the one thing this campus needs is a good spook story. As one student named Mike Sisk ‘88 discovered in the late 1980s, there is...

Renowned Choreographer Hosts Second Workshop at Haverford 0

Renowned Choreographer Hosts Second Workshop at Haverford

This past Saturday, a handful of BiCo students gathered in the Swan Multipurpose Room for the second dance workshop conducted by Brian “Bizzy” Linder, a renowned hip-hop choreographer and professional dancer who has worked with artists such as Will.I.Am, Flo-Rida, and Alicia Keys. The workshop...

Duck Pond Dangers Await Prospective Swimmers 1

Duck Pond Dangers Await Prospective Swimmers

Although swimming in the Duck Pond is one of several “unofficial graduation requirements” presented to incoming freshmen during Customs Week, students are cautioned to stay away. A broken aerator, a new rebar, a long overdue dredging, and increased numbers of snapping turtles and aggressive geese...

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Letter from Haverfordians for a Livable Future

To President Dan Weiss, Senior Staff, the Board of Managers, and the Haverford community, Since December 2012, Haverfordians for a Livable Future (HLF; also referred to by our campaign name, “Divest Haverford”) has been asking Haverford College to divest its endowment from fossil fuels.  Specifically,...

Haverford Delegation Forced to Cancel Trip to Cape Town 1

Haverford Delegation Forced to Cancel Trip to Cape Town

Haverford’s plan to send four student delegates to the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates over fall break was forced to be abandoned following the summit’s suspension. On September 16, four students learned from Haverford’s Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC) that they’d...

Q&A with Zach Werrell ’13 0

Q&A with Zach Werrell ’13

Zachary Werrell ’13 made national headlines this summer for being the campaign manager of Dave Brat, the tea-party backed underdog who upset House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., in the Republican primary this summer. Werrell majored in economics and minored in political science at Haverford....

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Two Resolutions Passed at 2014 Fall Plenary

Photos by Ryan Gooding ’16. Haverford’s Fall 2014 Plenary came to a swift resolution Sunday night, lasting less than two hours and reaching quorum within 20 minutes. Just two resolutions and the ratification of the Alcohol Policy were up for consideration, all of which passed...