Monthly Archive: March 2015

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Out with the New, in with the Old: Haverford Selects Weiss’ Successor

The Haverford College Board of Managers has announced a successful conclusion to its efforts to replace outgoing President Dan Weiss. Board Chair Howard Lutnick gave a short statement on the decision: “The Board considered many applicants for this position, including those originally rejected in 2012. After a long and very productive discussion, however, we have decided ...
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PHOTO ESSAY: Last Ever Donuts with Dan

The last ever Donuts with Dan took place this past Wednesday, March 25 in the DC Sunken Lounge.  Students gathered to discuss the Smoking Policy, student spaces, and the Strategic Plan and, of course, to eat donuts. ...
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Haverford’s Guest Rooms Uncovered

Ever wonder what exactly is inside Haverford’s guest rooms? If you are like most students, you probably don’t even know that they exist. Recently, The Clerk sat down with Geoffrey Labe, the Conferences, Events & Campus Center Services Director, who shed some light on these secluded lodgings. The guest rooms are located on the third floor of the John C. Whitehead ...
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Security Summary 3/20-3/26

Friday, March 20th 11:01 p.m. Personal Illness Magill Library A student contacted Campus Safety regarding another student located in the basement of the Magill Library who was experiencing a medical emergency. Paramedics requested. Student transported to Bryn Mawr Hospital by ambulance. Nurse on Call and Graduate Assistant notified.   Saturday, March 21st 11:16 p.m. S ...
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Health Studies Minor Goes Viral

You may have never heard of it, but the Bi-Co is offering a new health studies minor which has already become popular with students from a range of disciplines. Director of Health Studies Kaye Edwards explained that health studies is an “emerging field in undergraduate education,” and said that there was “clearly student interest” in the subject at Haverford. In 20 ...
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BiCo Thefts Prompt Campus Wide Warning

Two attempted thefts were reported at Haverford and Bryn Mawr, respectively, on Thursday, March 26. While these incidents are not believed to be connected, the theft at Haverford may be related to other thefts that have occurred on campus in the past few weeks.      According to a campus-wide email sent by Campus Safety Director Tom King this morning, “several studen ...
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Security Summary 3/13-3/19

Saturday, March 14th 11:11 p.m.           Noise Complaint          Leeds Hall A student reported loud music coming from Leeds first floor. Music turned down upon officer’s request.   Sunday, March 15th 2:26 p.m.            Theft                Gummere Hall Student reported her wallet was stolen from her room at Gummere Hal ...
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Professor’s Pooches: Uppik and Merv

By Ben Horwitz and Gabriel Delabra '17 This week for “Professor’s Pooches,” we went for a walk along the Nature Trail with Joshua Moses, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology, and his dogs, Merv and Uppik. Pooches Merv, whose formal name is Nelu Jack (which means “comfort” in Inuktitut) is now fifteen months old. Professor Moses soon realized after adoptin ...
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From the Archives: Students Protest Iraq War

Very few Haverfordians get arrested nowadays, but this article from the 2003 Bi-Co News recounts the experience of six students who were arrested for protesting the Iraq War, which started 12 years ago last Friday.   SIX HAVERFORD WAR PROTESTERS CHOOSE ARREST April 1, 2003, Bi-Co News It’s a rainy Wednesday night and the six Haverford war protesters, arrested on Mar ...
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Presidential Search Could Go One of Two Ways

President Daniel H. Weiss’ pending departure from Haverford has left many wondering about the future of Haverford’s leadership. Will students return next fall to be greeted by an interim president, or does Haverford hope to find a permanent president by the time classes start? The answer lies with the Board of Managers, whose responsibilities to the College include sel ...