Monthly Archive: February 2015

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“Swat Sucks:” An Alumnus’ Perspective

Editor's Note: J.B. Haglund '02 won three individual national championships and another as a member of a relay time during his time running for the Haverford track and cross country teams.  When I think of a “rivalry” with Swarthmore, I tend to think of one athlete in particular.  But only after I stop chuckling about the time the Haverford vs. Swarthmore game was b ...
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Security Summary 2/6-2/12

Friday, February 6th 10:34 a.m. Safety Hazard Lloyd Hall Several callers reported a burning odor in the vicinity of Lloyd and the Dining Center. The odor was found to have been caused by a fire along Haverford Road (off campus).  5:49 p.m. Fire Alarm Lunt Hall Campus Safety responded to a fire alarm at Lunt Hall.  Activation was in the first floor lounge.  Activation ca ...
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Haverford Joins LACOL: Q&A with President Dan Weiss

Last year, Haverford joined the Liberal Arts Consortium for Online Learning (LACOL), a consortium of eight colleges committed to exploring how rapidly changing online technology will impact the mission of liberal arts institutions in the future. The consortium was started by Pomona and Carleton last year and was soon joined by Claremont-McKenna, Swarthmore, Amherst, Vassar ...
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From the Archives: Serendipity Day Camp

Enjoy this piece from the early days of Serendipity, a seven week summer day camp hosted at Haverford for local kids ages 6-13. The camp is led by Haverford students and filled with activities like nature hiking, arts and crafts, swimming, singing, and an Annual Drama Night for the campers to put on a show before the camp ends. Credit goes to Sarah Green for the find! ...
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Security Summary 1/30-2/5

Saturday, January 31st 12:48 a.m. Check on Well-being 812 Ardmore Ave A report was received of a student missing from Gummere Hall. The student was later located at HCA. Student was ok. 7:35 p.m. Check on Well-being Barclay Hall A parent reported that she had not heard from her son and requested that Campus Safety try and locate him. Student was located at his dorm and giv ...
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From the Archives: Before the Blue Bus

Bryn Mawr Wagons, Taxis, and Student Drivers. What did transportation between Bryn Mawr and Haverford look like before the Blue Bus was started in the late 1960s? Thank you to Special Collections for access to these articles! ...
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Haverford Alumna and Lecturer Speaks to Haverford’s Evolving Campus

46 Haverford alumni are currently working in the Bi-Co community. They can be found working in the College Advancement offices, in the Athletic Center, and as professors or lecturers. One such alumna is Heather Curl, a lecturer in the Bi-Co Education program. Curl teaches full time in Haverford’s education department, though she is based at Bryn Mawr, teaching between fo ...
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Professor’s Pooches: Pepper

Written by Gabe Delabra '17 and Ben Horwitz ’17. As part of a new Clerk series on professors and their dogs on campus, “Professor’s Pooches,” we would like to introduce our first PhD and Pup pair— John C. Whitehead Professor of Humanities Richard Freedman and his dog, Pepper. We recently caught up with Professor Freedman on the steps of Founders Hall. Pepper Pe ...
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Security Summary 1/23-1/29

Friday, January 23rd 7:42 p.m. Theft 812 Ardmore Ave A commercial tenant reported that a ladder belonging to her was taken from the basement of 812 Ardmore Ave. Haverford Township Police responded; report taken. 10:40 p.m. Noise Complaint Lloyd Hall Student reported loud music coming from Lloyd Hall Section 4.  Students advised; music turned down.   Saturday, January 24t ...