Monthly Archive: April 2015

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2015-2016 Editorial Board Applications

The Clerk is accepting applications for its 2015-2016 Editorial Board from now until May 10th. Click here to access the application form. Applicants will be contacted via email to schedule an interview with the current editorial board. We will then deliberate and come to consensus to select the 2015-2016 Editorial Board. If you have any questions, feel free to contact m ...
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From the Archives: Arrests End Escapades of Haverford May Day Raid

May Day at Bryn Mawr is all fun and games until the maypoles go missing. And that's exactly what happened in May of 1966 when a group of Haverford students were arrested for their springtime shenanigans. Although the students were not successful in their attempted prank, they still suffered the consequences and were fined a total of $306. That's worth about $2200 today! Fo ...
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PHOTO ESSAY: Coalition to Diversify the Presidency Marches on Founders

In the wake of President Dan Weiss's announcement that he will be leaving Haverford College to lead the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Haverford has seen the creation of the Diversify the Presidency movement, which began as a collaborative effort between TIDE and Feminists United. The movement produced a petition which over 500 students and members of the community signed an ...
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The Interview: Dan Weiss

The  Clerk's Katie Greifeld '15 and Lee Anderson '15 sat down with Haverford College President Dan Weiss to discuss his upcoming move to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the search for Haverford's next president, and the 'Lives that Speak' capital campaign. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-g5Uzs_Duco Filmed and edited by Ryan Gooding '16, David Roza ’15 and N ...
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From the Archives: How to Choose Your Major

It's around that time of year when sophomores face the monumental task of choosing their majors. For those who are still undecided and may need advice, look no further than this 1969 excerpt from the The Bryn Mawr-Haverford News where a professor gives his insight into how to choose a major. (Excerpt from The Bryn Mawr-Haverford News: Volume 2, Issue 17, Courtesy of Ha ...
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Environmental Groups Unite for “fESt”

Additional reporting by Eve Gutman '15  Photos by Graham Barrett '15 Bi-Co environmental groups gathered in the Bryn Mawr room of the Dining Center on Friday for “fESt,” an environmental awareness festival hosted by the Tri-Co Environmental Studies Senior Capstone class. “Our vision was to create a space in which many groups and people could come together and engage ...
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Founded on Funtensity, the Sneetches Clinch Conference Title

Walk past Haverford’s Merion Field on any given weekday afternoon during the spring or fall and you will encounter flying discs, a stream of shouts and laughter, and forty-five women clad in bright shirts with big yellow birds on the front. This is “funtensity,” and the women who practice it every day proudly call themselves The Sneetches. The Sneetches, the Bi-Co al ...
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From the Archives: Haverford Students a “Bunch of Beatniks”

Haverford College, prestigious though it may seem, has not always had the best reputation with the locals. Describing Haverford students as "radical," "ultra-liberal," and a "bunch of beatniks," many of those interviewed in this 1969 article expressed concern with the ideological direction that the College seemed to be heading in. Haverford students and faculty during this ...
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New Music and Arts House to Create a Space for Collaborative Creativity

As Room Draw looms closer, a new community housing option called Music and Arts House is being offered in Apartment 50, which specifically encourages collaboration between students working on creative projects. “We’re seeking to create a place where musicians and people of other disciplines collaborate and meet and share work,” said Sam Mayer ‘18, one of the foundi ...
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OPINION: A Few Plain Words on Whiteboards

One summer, I went to Tennessee. I read the poems of Wyatt Prunty, ate barbecue, and did math. But there was one indelible stain on this experience, which would inform the rest of my life---I had to use a whiteboard. Whiteboards were developed during the late 50s and early 60s, and they have been a burden to students ever since. I have no prejudice against whiteboards them ...