Monthly Archive: September 2015

A group of geese reach the nature trail after disrupting traffic near on College Lane, near Haverford's main entrance on Sunday afternoon.  September 13, 2015.
Ryan Gooding, Staff Photographer 0

Students on Edge as Haverford Confronts Canada Geese Crisis

    FOUNDERS HALL—Tensions among students, administrators, and geese reached a boiling point last week after parties again failed to reach consensus on how to resolve a campus-wide avian emergency. At an emotionally-wrought community forum in Founders Hall, Haverfordians demanded that the skyrocketing Canada Geese population be brought under control. “It’s ...
Benston photo # 2 0

From Professor to President: Kim Benston’s Time at Haverford So Far

Although Kim Benston is now the president of Haverford College, speaking to him is still like speaking to the quintessential English professor, a role he played for almost thirty years. He has a tendency towards long speeches and academic language, yet you come away feeling like he has given you a new perspective on an old issue. The Clerk recently sat down with Benston to ...
Screen Shot 2015-09-07 at 2.54.48 AM 1

The Mighty Mouse-or Mr. Trouble Always Hangs Around

There comes a time in every man's life when he is confronted with a tool that does not work. For some men, this happens in the college years. For others, it happens later in life and can be addressed with medication. I am sure it is obvious already that the tool that confounds us all on campus is the Apple "Mighty Mouse." To the untrained eye, the Mighty Mouse is an oblong ...
Screen Shot 2015-01-25 at 11.24.34 PM 0

Security Summary 8/28-9/3

Sunday, August 30th  11:20 p.m. Alcohol Illness, Comfort Hall A report was received of an ill student at Comfort Hall due to alcohol consumption. The student was transported to Bryn Mawr Hospital by ambulance. Student returned to campus at 0550 hours.  Nurse and Dean notified.   Monday, August 31st 12:36 a.m. Unauthorized Use, Faculty Pool Officer found two students ...
P1060322 3

The SAT Essay Section: is it Necessary?

Across the country, high school students who are beginning their preparations for college will sit down and take the standardized SAT, once ubiquitously accepted as a part of a completed college application. As of 2010, this 3 hour and 45 minute exam incorporated an essay section that was meant to “show how effectively you can develop and express ideas,” according to t ...
Screen Shot 2015-09-06 at 11.48.12 PM 0

Cricket at Haverford

  Haverford cricket team, 1896. This was the first Haverford team to tour internationally. They went to England where they played against England’s top teams. Hidden in Plain Sight Most Haverford students cannot help but walk by this little-known landmark every day. Whether on our way to or from class, the Dining Center, another dorm, the train station, or Wawa, the ...