Monthly Archive: September 2015

A box beneath the bed of Dan Hopkins '16 anxiously awaits the arrival of winter.  September 28, 2105.
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Seasonal Appropriation a Growing Issue on Campus

Representatives from Haverford College’s Honor Council met this Friday to discuss what is quickly becoming one of the most contentious issues on campus: seasonal appropriation. Concern arose when a heated discussion in a social psychology seminar turned physical on Tuesday. Three students arrived for class wearing snowflake-patterned sweaters on the balmy fall afternoon ...
Pope Francis' Sunday mass in Philadelphia was expected to attract over one million people from around the world. September 27, 2015.
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Papal Visit Draws Tri-Co Crowd

Several members of the Newman Society, the Tri-College’s Catholic organization, travelled into Philadelphia this weekend to hear Pope Francis speak at the 2015 World Meeting of Families. The pope, who arrived in Philadelphia on Saturday, had a busy itinerary as he conducted two masses, visited the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility, and addressed a crowd at Independen ...
Evan Hamilton '17, one of the handful of men working to bring the top-knot to Haverford's campus.  September 25, 2015.
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The Lowdown on the Topknot

  Across the nation, a certain hairstyle has been tying discussions up in, well, knots. The polarizing hair style, the topknot, recently made headlines after it was banned at the Mormon institution, Brigham Young University. The school officials were quoted as saying the hairstyle was “extreme.” With the rise of the topknot and its recent media interest, it seemed ...
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Security Summary 9/18 – 9/24

Friday, September 18th             6:15 p.m. Personal Illness, Nature Trail A member of the La Salle College Cross Country Team had a medical emergency on the Nature Trail near the gardens. An ambulance transported the ill student to the hospital. The Graduate Assistant on Call and La Salle Campus Safety notified. 1:07 a.m. Trespass, Faculty Pool Officer obser ...
Luis and his band at Music and Art House's event "Backyard Barbecue Bonanza".  September 19, 2015.
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Backyard Barbecue Bonanza

On Saturday, the Music and Arts House hosted its first event of the year, "Backyard Barbecue Bonanza." The get-together featured both solo performers and veteran Haverford bands. Photos by Jessie Lamworth '18 and Alana Thurston '16.   ...
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New Year Brings 13 New Clubs

Founders Hall was full of energy earlier this month as students signed up for clubs at the Student Activities Fair. The fair saw many familiar clubs, but there were also some new additions. According to the Student Activities Office, as of September 16 there were thirteen new clubs on Haverford’s campus, bringing the total number of clubs to 153. Learn more about some of ...
Nick Gandolfo-Lucia, front man for Haverford's own "You're Making a Scene Housecat", during the production of their split EP with Water Polo. March 15, 2015.
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Nick Gandolfo-Lucia: Making a Scene Since Middle School

  Who is Nick Gandolfo-Lucia?   “There comes a point in every middle school boy’s life when you realize you are not very spectacular. That sounds depressing, but it made me pick up a guitar and start thinking about who I am.” Nick Gandolfo-Lucia ‘16, the lead man of the Haverford punk band You’re Making a Scene, Housecat, stares off towards the observat ...
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Security Summary 9/11 – 9/17

Saturday, September 12th      12:04 a.m. Trespass, Faculty Pool Officer observed several individuals in the Faculty Pool. The group fled the area, leaving behind several personal items. Personal items were brought back to the Campus Safety Office. 1:07 a.m. Trespass, Faculty Pool Officer observed several individuals in the Faculty Pool. Individuals were identified as ...
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Security Summary 9/4 – 9/10

Friday, September 4th               2:22 p.m. Unauthorized Use, Walton Track Athletics reported a person using Walton Track. Individual stated he jumped the fence to use the track; he left without incident after being advised the track was closed.   Saturday, September 5th 11:16 p.m. Alcohol Illness, Barclay Hall A student from Barclay Hall was transported t ...
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Clerk Chronicles: Aubrey DeLone

Introducing "Clerk Chronicles," an interview series featuring various Haverford faculty and staff. For our first installment, The Clerk sat down with Aubrey DeLone, Haverford's new Haverfarm Fellow.    Aubrey DeLone Title: Haverfarm Fellow Age: 27 Years at Haverford: Started fellowship in July 2015   Where did you grow up? I grew up in Upper Darby, and I live in ...