Monthly Archive: March 2015

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Security Summary 3/6-3/12

Saturday, March 7th 6:14 a.m. Noise Complaint Leeds Hall A noise complaint was received at Leeds Hall. A student was discovered playing loud video games and smoking marijuana.   Sunday, March 8th 5:53 p.m. Safety Hazard Chase Hall Officer reported large pieces of ice is falling from the roof on the eastside of Chase Hall. Cones and signs were placed in the area to warn pe ...
A photo from Weiss' inauguration ceremony on October 26, 2013. Photograph by Jon Yu '12. 4

President Weiss to Step Down in July

In a campus-wide email sent earlier today, President Daniel H. Weiss announced that he will be leaving Haverford College in July to become the next president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Weiss became the College’s 14th president in July 2013, after serving as the president of Lafayette College from 2005 to 2013. He succeeded Interim President Joann ...
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Introducing New Clerk Leadership

  The Clerk is pleased to name Maggie Heffernan '16 as the next Editor-in-Chief and Ben Horwitz '17 as Associate Editor. Heffernan, a junior English major, has been contributing to The Clerk since the 2013-2014 academic year, and served as Features Editor this past year. "I am honored and excited to be stepping into the role of EIC.  I have very much enjoyed writi ...
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Friends in Residence Bid Farewell

Experienced international peace activists Jens and Spee Braun concluded their two-week visit to campus last Friday after a packed schedule of classroom visits and public events. The couple came to Haverford on February 18 through the Friends in Residence program, which strives to encourage reflection on the school’s Quaker roots and ideals by bringing distinguished Quake ...
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From the Archives: 2000 Spring Break Boycott

This spring break, several of Haverford's athletic teams will travel for embark on training trips and away games before the spring athletic season gets underway. The women's lacrosse team will travel to Colorado, the women's tennis team will fly to Florida, as will men's baseball, and the men's tennis team will travel to Puerto Rico for their spring break. While these team ...
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Security Summary 2/27-3/5

Friday, February 27th 8:37 p.m. Theft from Building 10 Hannum Dr A student reported the theft of a MacBook Pro from inside 10 Hannun Drive. A report was filed with Haverford Township P.D.   Sunday, March 1st 1:26 a.m. Disturbance 19 Hannum Dr Officers responded to a report of a disturbance at 19 Hannum Drive. The matter was resolved without further incident.   Monday, Ma ...
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Gummere Hall Wins First “Do It in the Dark” Competition

Throughout the past weeks, students entering the Dining Center may have come across a white board with some sort of ranking configuration upon it. The origins of this white board trace back to nearly a year ago, when the Committee for Environmental Responsibilities (CER) decided to install several energy expenditure tracking devices all over campus, whose recordings were k ...
OPINION: In Light of Rape Allegations, Should Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree be Revoked? 1

OPINION: In Light of Rape Allegations, Should Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree be Revoked?

Tragedy is something that we humans have a good handle on.  When someone dies before their time, or when a hurricane hits, we all understand that we should feel sad.  Comedy, on the other hand, is a much more nebulous idea.  Some jokes are funny to everyone; some jokes are funny to none; some jokes make half of a room laugh, but make the other half wonder how the hell a ...
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From the Archives: An ‘Unusual’ New Dining Hall

Ever wonder where the DC came from? In 1967, most meals were served in Founders Hall, which could only seat 250 people and was becoming very crowded as college enrollment approached 700 students. An anonymous donor gave $1.6 million (worth about $11.4 million today) to the college to be used for an "unusual" new dining hall which would accommodate the growing student body ...