Monthly Archive: February 2015

IMG_0658 0

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...

IMG_0201 0

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...

Screen Shot 2015-01-25 at 11.24.34 PM 0

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...

Screen Shot 2015-02-22 at 11.31.44 PM 0

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...

Plenary2 0

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...

Photo by Ryan Gooding '16. 0

‘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,...

Screen Shot 2015-02-15 at 9.22.32 PM 0

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...