Monthly Archive: October 2015

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IITS Rolls Out New Virtual Desktop

In the next few weeks, Haverford's Instructional & Information Technology Services (IITS) will be rolling out a new virtual desktop that will allow students to access lab software from the comfort of their own dorm rooms. The virtual desktop, which can be accessed using a Haverford login anywhere on campus, can be used on any device with a web browser. This includes PC ...
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Security Summary 10/16-10/22

Saturday, October 17th             3:29 a.m. Noise Complaint, 812 Ardmore Ave. A 1st floor resident reported loud music from a 2nd floor apartment. Campus Safety spoke with a 2nd floor resident and the resident lowered the music. 5:17 p.m. Personal Illness, Hannum Drive Campus Safety received a report of a student that was potentially intoxicated. Student wa ...
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Revolutions and Institutions: Why Bernie Will Be the Reason Hillary Wins

Last week, my fellow editor Eli Cain wrote a well-argued and informative article on why Bernie Sanders’ so-called “assist” to Hillary Clinton on her email scandal was an astute political move that will put him and his platform in the national arena, something that until now he has been struggling to do. I agree that Sanders will gain much more from his email assist t ...
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Humans vs. Zombies Disallows Nerf Guns

Haverford’s Nerd House and Bryn Mawr’s Doublestar have decided to disallow nerf guns from this year’s edition of Humans vs. Zombies, a nationwide live-action game, after a request from the Student Activities Office (SAO). The request was made on behalf of the Deans in response to recent campus shootings occurring nationwide. “Given the current social situation, [th ...
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Food Day in Photos

On Friday, ETHOS hosted its fifth annual Food Day. This year’s event included a Food Fair on Founders featuring eleven food justice groups as well as a screening of "Food Justice from Seed to Market.” Check out Food Day in photos below: ...
Senior Sam Yarosh during the second half of play against no. 1 ranked F&M. October 24, 2015.
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Men’s Soccer Defeats #1 F&M

All photos taken by Ryan Gooding '16.    The Haverford men’s soccer team beat number-one ranked and previously undefeated Franklin & Marshall 3-1 Saturday at Walton Field. The Fords (12-3 overall, 7-0 in the Centennial Conference) came from behind for the win, scoring three times after the F&M Diplomats scored the first goal a little over two minutes into t ...
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Upcoming Gallery Exhibit to Show Pieces Inspired by Berlin Wall

Following iconic images of rock and roll, flower children, and the Vietnam War, the picture of the Berlin Wall is a central memory of the Western World that is important both politically and aesthetically. The Second World War completely devastated Berlin, leaving a bombed-out husk of a city that was quickly populated by squatters, anarchists, and artists, among others, as ...
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And the Assist Goes to…Bernie Sanders?

Those of us who watched the first Democratic presidential debate Tuesday were treated to a litany of perplexing answers; from Chaffee’s assertion that he didn’t know what he was doing when he voted to repeal the Glass-Steagall act, to Webb’s awkwardly macabre answer to “which enemy you’re most proud of making.” The moment that seems to have set the media ablaze ...
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OPINION: Architecture, Quaker Values, and Tritton & Kim

My dad is a thinker and a builder. He grew up helping his dad hammer nails and pour concrete, then went to college to study subjects ranging from history to theology. My dad is happiest when he gets to spend the whole day working with his hands: sawing lumber, laying tile, and wiring circuits, eventually coming home covered head to toe in sawdust. He taught me how to do th ...
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Security Summary 10/9-10/15

Saturday, October 10th             10:07 p.m. Theft, Dining Center A student reported the theft of several items from the old radio station (room 016) in the basement of the DC. The theft(s) occurred sometime between 9/15/15 and 10/9/15.    Sunday, October 11th 10:59 a.m. Animal Complaint, Duck Pond While on patrol, a Campus Safety Officer was notified by Low ...