Monthly Archive: February 2016

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A New Kind of Record Label: Eddie Sanchez and the Rise of Tropical House Music

Co-written by Zach Alden. As every good (and bad) start-up musician knows, topping the charts isn’t exactly easy. There’s the difficulty of getting your music out there, gaining recognition, and finding an audience willing to click “Follow”—and that’s assuming your music is good. Upload your music to YouTube, SoundCloud, or Instagram and it’s hardly more of a ...
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Security Summary 2/19-2/25

Friday, February 19th 5:07 p.m. Unauthorized Use, Campus Center Campus Safety responded to the Game Room in the Campus Center and asked several neighborhood juveniles to leave. They left upon request. 11:42 p.m. Noise Complaint, Barclay Hall A complaint was received of loud music coming from a party on the fourth floor of Barclay Hall. Hosts were informed of the complaint ...
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We Need to Talk About CAPS: A Critical Look at Vital Campus Resource

This piece is part of an ongoing series about mental well-being at Haverford. Past articles can be found here. Two weeks ago, The Clerk released the results of the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) survey, which yielded fairly positive results. By and large, it seems that CAPS serves the majority of students well, but a look at more specific comments and experie ...
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Gummere, Tritton, Leeds, Lunt Win “Do It in the Dark” Competition

Last night marked the end of “Do it in the Dark,” an annual energy-reduction competition at Haverford organized by the Committee for Environmental Responsibility (CER). According to its website, CER's mission is “to educate our community about global environmental concerns, and to be a positive example for students at Haverford and other colleges to follow.” This y ...
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Intro to Fitness Course Now Offers Opt-Out

In order to fulfill physical education requirements at Haverford, all non-varsity-athlete students must take the “Intro to Fitness” course sometime during their college career. A new option this year is “opting-out” of the class by an exam, which contains both written and physical portions. Students who pass the test and choose to opt-out are essentially exempt fro ...
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The “Rule of 19” Must Go

Co-written by Dylan O'Connell. This article is the third in a series on the distribution requirements. The first and second articles may be found here and here. Documentation of the changes may be found here and here. One requirement that few students may be familiar with is the “Rule of 19,” which states that every student must take at least 19 course credits outside ...
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Three out of Four Resolutions Pass at Spring 2016 Plenary

Plenary reached quorum at around 6:15 p.m. and held throughout the night, approximately three hours later. All three original resolutions had points of contention, but the largest drama of the night came when students voted to split Resolution #3 into two separate resolutions, an unprecedented move in recent Plenary history. Three of the four new resolutions passed, and vo ...
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Security Summary 2/12 – 2/18

Friday, February 12th 4:17 p.m.  Theft, Gummere Hall A student reported that her wallet was taken from a common room in Gummere. A police report was filed with the Haverford Township Police Department.   Saturday, February 13th 12:36 a.m. Noise Complaint, 18 Hannum Drive A report was received of loud music coming from the 2nd floor at HCA 18. Residents lowered the music ...
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A Haverford Woman’s Perspective on Bryn Mawr, the Bi-Co, and Gender

I should preface this article by saying that my mother went to Bryn Mawr, my god-mother went to Bryn Mawr, her daughter went to Bryn Mawr, and many of my mother’s best friends went to Bryn Mawr. I grew up hearing stories about the many great times had at Bryn Mawr (as well as Haverford) and it played into my desire to go to Haverford and take advantage of the Bi-Co. I do ...
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Plans for Magill Renovation Move Forward

Last week, the Board of Managers granted the library permission to move into the request for qualifications (RFQ) phase of design. In this phase, the library will outline the project, program and cost parameters for the renovation to roughly twelve architectural firms that they believe will best carry out the project. From those firms, the library plans to select between f ...