Monthly Archive: May 2015

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Customs Program Changes Attract Student Criticism

For most Haverford students, the summer is a time for some much needed rest and relaxation. But for those students who volunteer in Haverford’s Customs Program, it means anxiously awaiting an influx of 300 newly minted college freshmen who will be entrusted to their care. The Customs Program has been a hallmark of Haverford’s first year experience for decades, providin ...
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Haverford Beekeeping Club Sets the Campus Abuzz

When students return to campus next fall, they may notice some new members of the Haverford community: two hives’ worth of honey bees. The bees are scheduled to arrive on campus this week from a farm in Lancaster, thanks to the Haverford Beekeeping Club. The club was formed this semester after Dana Duncombe ‘17 learned that Alanna Matteson ‘15 had started researching ...
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Haverfest Security Summary 5/1-5/3

Friday, May 1st 2:57 p.m. Suspicious Person The Coop A Bryn Mawr College student reported a strange individual in the Coop. Campus Safety identified the individual as an alum. 6:34 p.m. Suspicious Persons Tritton Hall A student reported juveniles on the first floor of Tritton. They fled on scooters. Officers made contact with the juveniles and they were advised to leave th ...
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From the Archives: Bryn Mawr Hell Week Under Review

Of all of Bryn Mawr's many traditions, Hell Week is perhaps the most infamous. The multi-day prank-fest claims to create bonds between freshmen "hellees" and their upperclassmen "hellers" but has also been the cause for considerable controversy. As Bryn Mawr debates whether to keep this long-held tradition in practice, take a look at this 1994 article in which Hell Week wa ...
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Kimberly Benston to Serve as President

In a campus-wide email sent earlier today, Board of Managers Chair Howard Lutnik announced that provost and Frances B. Gummere Professor of English Kimberly Benston has agreed to serve as Haverford’s president for an initial two-year term starting on July 1. The appointment comes a little under two months after Dan Weiss announced that he was leaving Haverford to become ...