Monthly Archive: April 2015

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Security Summary 4/3-4/9

Friday, April 3rd 4:04 p.m. Safety Hazard Stokes Hall Staff member reported a burning odor in Stokes. Trash cans, mulch areas and building ashcans all check normal. 11:19 p.m. Safety Hazard 35 Hannum Drive A student reported an odor of gas coming from the kitchen area of an apartment at 35 Hannum Drive. Facilities responded with a gas meter; no trace of gas was detected. Â ...
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College Considers Sale of 710 College Avenue, Other Properties

710 College Avenue’s days as a home for eleven Haverford students may be numbered. Martha Denney, Dean of the College, confirmed this week that the College is considering the sale of 710 as part of a long-term plan. Unoccupied faculty housing may also be sold. “As part of our long-term strategic plan, the College is considering the utility of all properties,” Dean De ...
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Security Summary 3/27-4/2

Saturday, March 28th 12:54 p.m. Theft from Building Campus Center A student worker reports that an unidentified male attempted to use a stolen credit card to make a purchase at the bookstore. Male retrieved card and left the store. Officers were unable to locate the male on campus.   Sunday, March 29th 01:15 a.m. Alcohol Illness Stokes Hall Officers responded to a rep ...
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Confronting Power Structures: a Quest to Diversify the Presidency

On Wednesday night, more than 70 community members crowded into Sharpless Auditorium to attend Confronting Power Structures at Haverford, a panel designed to educate students about race and gender representation within the leadership of the College. The panel was organized by Transformative Inclusive Diversity Engagement (TIDE) and Feminists United (FU), two Haverford stud ...
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Dousing the Blaze: Debunking the President’s Remarks on the Smoking Policy

During a lazy Saturday afternoon, an innocuous email notification pinged the phones of Haverford’s Sophomore Class. For those who opened what appeared to be another typical Students' Council broadcast, a simple yet powerful sentence awaited: “Dan Weiss is seriously considering making Haverford a smoke-free campus.” Over the next 24 hours, a flurry of gossip exploded ...
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Professor’s Pooches: Tank and Dash

For this week’s edition of “Professor’s Pooches,” we took a walk with Robert Germany, Assistant Professor of Classics, and his pooches, Tank and Dash. Pooches Tank is a mix of Anatolian shepherd and black lab. Believed to be descended from powerful hunting dogs from Mesopotamia, the strong and muscular Anatolian breed was originally developed to guide and protect l ...