Monthly Archive: December 2014

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Security Summary 12/5-12/11

Friday, December 5th 11:40 p.m.                             Noise Complaint                               19 Hannum Drive A complaint was received of a loud party and music at 19 Hannum Drive. The party hosts were asked to lower the music and complied. A second complaint was received approximately 20 minutes later and ...
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Haverford Students Protest in Narberth PNC Bank

On Saturday, a group of Haverford students joined with the Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) to hold a “Teach-In” at the Narberth PNC bank branch in a national movement to protest PNC bank’s funding of mountaintop removal coal mining. Founded in 2009, EQAT is a nonviolent social action organization that uses the Quaker tradition of nonviolence to work for environmental ...
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$25,000 Facilities Fund Split Between Three Proposals

This weekend, Students’ Council reached consensus on the Facilities Fund, a $25,000 stipend granted by the Facilities department at the college to improve a student space on campus. This year the fund will be split among three submitted proposals presented by 1) the college’s robotic group, Haverford Robotics, 2) Rachael Garnick and 3) the Residential Life Committee. T ...
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OPINION: Diversity is for White People

One of the ideas that is not discussed widely at Haverford is the goal of "diversity." Views of diversity on campus are varied, from those who view it as a hindrance to community cohesion to those who view it as the community’s only redeeming characteristic. A component inherent in many people’s views is a stance promoting the use of people of minority identities as in ...
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Rising TIDE Targets Diversity at Haverford

As anger and frustration with prejudice and injustice sweeps the country, one Haverford student group, Transformative Inclusive Diversity Engagement (TIDE), is actively trying to change the culture of race on campus. “We are an action group,” said TIDE member Dawit Habtemariam ‘15 at a meeting in Stokes computer lab Wednesday night. “Other diversity groups are more ...
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Security Summary 11/28-12/4

Sunday, November 30th  1:38 a.m. Alcohol Illness Kim Hall Officers responded to an alcohol related illness at Kim Hall. A student was transported to Bryn Mawr Hospital by ambulance. The Dean on Call was notified.   Tuesday, December 2nd 6:12 p.m. Theft INSC A student from Kim Hall called about a group of people trying to enter second floor of Kim Hall whom she did no ...
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Running Man: Haverford’s Elusive Statue Explained

It can be said that our college campus is so beautiful, it’s frightening. Walking past Hall towards Gummere or the apartments after a late night in Magill, one is enveloped by the dark and silent air, the moonlit sky. The naked branches of the trees reach out, as lifeless fingers. An outline appears from the dark to the left, a shadow with the figure of a running man! Su ...
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Introducing a New Clerk Series: “Professor’s Pooches”

Starting this week, The Clerk will be profiling some of the familiar (or not so familiar) dogs on campus! In this series, we hope to showcase the dogs as well as their respective owners. In addition, we invite you, our readers, to participate in this series by tweeting or instagramming photos of professors and their dogs to @haverfordclerk! Participants will be entered to ...
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How Do Students Get News on Campus, and Why Does No One Read It?

Written by Ben Horwitz '17 and Marcelo Jauregui-Volpe '18. Data for Graphics generously provided by Haverford Students Council. By virtue of its vibrant and active community environment, Haverford hosts a myriad of events. From academic teas, house parties, FUCS shows, to Donuts with Dan, students are constantly organizing activities and staying active.  However, the me ...