Monthly Archive: February 2015

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PHOTO ESSAY: Basketball Teams Take on Swat for Senior Day

Haverford College Women's Basketball game vs. Swarthmore On Saturday, HCCWB said goodbye to its four seniors, Pallavi Juneja, Shannon Smith, Elizabeth Lynch, and Jacquelyne Pizzuto. The game ended in a 63-52 loss to Swarthmore.   Haverford College Men's Basketball game vs. Swarthmore The men's team bested Swarthmore with a close final score of 76-74. The victory marke ...
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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 the cricket field. Sandy Professor McGovern and his family picked up Sandy, a full Golden Retriever, in ...
Out of the No Loan Policy’s Ashes, the Debt Relief Fund Rose 0

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 to provide loan assistance to recent Haverford graduates "who are either unemplo ...
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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 19:55 hrs.   Sunday, February 15th 2:21 a.m. Personal Illness Gummere Hall A report was ...
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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 first article in The Haverford News written about the Hood Trophy, th ...
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OPINION: Resolution #5 and the Spirit of the Social Code

I’m writing this piece to express my deep concern about the changes to the Social Honor Code that the student body passed at last Sunday’s Plenary. Resolution #5, intended to fight acts of discrimination on Haverford’s campus, altered the meaning of the Social Code entirely. While discrimination may be the most important social issue that Haverford faces at the momen ...
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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 the difficulty of implementing the resolution during the pro-con deb ...
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From Consensus to Commitment: A History of Tri-Co Marriages

College is said to be the place where one makes friendships that last a lifetime.  Yet, for many Haverford alumni, these relationships often turn into something more than just friendship. “My husband proposed to me during my senior year in our fourth floor study carrel of Magill,” said Ann Figueredo ’84, whose class was the first class of women that were able to att ...
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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 never marketed that way,” said Anthony Condo, Associate Director of Dining Services. “We are ...
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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 exceptional listener, wise, and remarkably humble and self-possessed for some ...