Monthly Archive: February 2015

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Professor’s Pooches: Sandy and Steve

Continuing the new Clerk series on professors and their dogs on campus, lovingly dubbed “Professor’s Pooches,” this week we are showcasing Professor Steve McGovern and his dog, Sandy. The Clerk recently met up with Professor McGovern outside of his house bordering t...

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Out of the No Loan Policy’s Ashes, the Debt Relief Fund Rose

Many students know that in November 2014, the Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc. bestowed $10 million to the College. However, what some students might not know is that $2 million of that gift went towards establishing the Haverford Student Loan Debt Relief Fund.

This program specifically intends t...

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Security Summary 2/13-2/19

Friday, February 13th 1:10 p.m. Personal Injury Swan Field A member of the Haverford College Lacrosse team suffered a possible neck injury during a scrimmage on Swan Field. The student was transported to Presbyterian Hospital Trauma Unit by ambulance. Student returned to campus at 19:5...
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From the Archives: The History of the Hood Trophy

While the Haverford/Swarthmore rivalry these days consists of t-shirts and "Swat Sucks," it used to include marching bands, cheerleaders, and a post-game dance between the two schools. In anticipation of this weekend's game, The Clerk found in the Special Collections a piece of rivalry history; the ...
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Eight Resolutions Passed at 2015 Spring Plenary

Haverford’s Spring 2015 Plenary was an unusually busy one, passing eight resolutions in three hours after reaching quorum within 30 minutes. Of the nine resolutions up for consideration, only the eighth, “Eliminating Gender Categorization in Freshman Housing,” failed to pass after students mentioned ...
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‘Black History Month Dinner’ Debuts New Name

Last Wednesday, the annual Black History Month Dinner hosted every February by the Dining Center returned under a new name: Soul Food Dinner. The decision to change the event’s name came from the Bi-Co Dining Services.

“The menu has always been a Soul Food menu, but it was n...

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From the Archives: John C. Whitehead ’43

This article from the archives is posted in honor of John C. Whitehead '43, a highly influential banker and Haverford donor, who died of cancer February 7th at the age of 92. "He represented, in my view, the values that Haverford espouses - the life of extraordinary success and service. He was an exception...