Monthly Archive: October 2014

Student Quaker Retreat Interrupted by Manhunt 0

Student Quaker Retreat Interrupted by Manhunt

Last weekend, seemingly innocuous trip to the Poconos quickly took a turn for the chilling after news of a high-stakes manhunt in the area reached the ears of Quaker leadership on Haverford’s campus. Haverford’s Quaker Community, or QuaC, periodically hosts retreats as a way for students to get off campus and take some time to center spiritually. One of these retreats ...
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Fourth Annual Food Day Brings Local Businesses to Campus

All photos by Rebecca Fisher '17. This past Friday, the student-run ETHOS Food Initiative hosted Haverford’s fourth annual Food Day on Founder’s Green. The event featured representatives from 13 local food-oriented businesses, as well as on-campus groups. ETHOS, which stands for “ethical, transparent, homegrown, organic, and sustainable”, originated in the spring o ...
Small Juice Cups Bring Controversy to the Dining Center 1

Small Juice Cups Bring Controversy to the Dining Center

It’s meal time at Haverford; you’ve journeyed through the Dining Center, endured long lines to swipe in your One Card and piled globs of splendid grease and starch onto your plate to fuel your tireless days and nights as a college student. All you need now to ease the transport of such nourishment is a big plastic cup of sugary liquids. However, while pressing the magi ...
Haverford, Bryn Mawr Must Protect Those Who Offend Our Liberal Perspective 3

Haverford, Bryn Mawr Must Protect Those Who Offend Our Liberal Perspective

We all have a right to be offensive.  It’s a fundamental, constitutional right, just as we have the right to express our religion or not be tortured in prison.  We also have the right to protest when someone offends us. Let me begin this by putting one basic fact on the table: I don’t know the exact details about the Confederate flag incident that took place at Bryn ...