Monthly Archive: February 2016

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Results of CAPS Survey Generally Positive, but Raise Some Concerns

This article is the second installment of a series on student mental well-being. The first installment, about discussing grades and stress, can be found here. The full results of the CAPS survey can be found here. Last week, The Clerk sent a survey to the student body about their experiences with Haverford’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Although The Cler ...
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Security Summary 2/5 – 2/11

Saturday, February 6th 1:24 p.m.  Alcohol Related Illness, Barclay Hall A student was transported from Barclay Hall to Bryn Mawr Hospital by ambulance due to an alcohol related illness. 4:31 p.m. Disturbance, Front Gate Lower Merion Police were on campus investigating a reported domestic incident at the Lancaster Avenue gate. No one was found in the area.   Sunday, Febru ...
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Zigler to Serve as Next Editor-in-Chief

The Clerk is pleased to name Hannah Zigler ‘17 as its next Editor-in-Chief. Zigler, a junior political science major and psychology minor, has contributed to the paper since her sophomore year, serving this past year as its Features Editor. “I'm honored and excited to be stepping into the position of Editor-in-Chief,” said Zigler. “I've really enjoyed my involvemen ...
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Shining a Spotlight on Haverford’s Theatre Scene

2016 marks the beginning of a new theatre group on campus. Leah Jarvik ‘19 and Brian Guggenheimer ‘16 recently formed Spotlight Theatre Company, a group that will focus primarily on dramatic plays at Haverford. The group was created with the intention of providing students the opportunity to act in and produce non-musical ('straight') plays that are not written by stud ...
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Janaya Khan Speaks at Bryn Mawr

Last Tuesday, tri-co students and members of the community packed Thomas Great Hall to hear Janaya Khan, founder of #BlackLivesMatter Toronto, speak at Bryn Mawr as part of the Black History Month Speaker Series. According to the event description, Kahn is a “black, queer, gender-nonconforming activist, staunch Afrofuturist, social-justice educator, and boxer based in To ...
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The Stress of Silence: Discussing Grades and Student Well-Being

This article is the first installment in a larger series about mental well-being at Haverford When discussing concrete ways the Social Honor Code manifests itself at Haverford, our unwritten policy not to discuss grades is often one of the first issues to be raised. However, according to a recent survey conducted by The Clerk, students are divided on whether this norm is b ...
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Why the Language, Lab, and Visual Arts Requirements Do Not Square with Their Motivations

Co-written by Jonathan DeWitt This article is the second in a series of articles on the distribution requirements. The first article may be found here and documentation of the changes may be found here and here. The stated goal of the proposed educational requirement changes is to minimize the use of arbitrary departmental barriers in the educational requirements. This art ...
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Security Summary 1/31 – 2/4

Sunday, January 31st 1:24 p.m. Safety Hazard, 18 Hannum Drive PECO and the fire department responded to 18 Hannum Drive for an odor of gas. The odor was believed to have been caused by exhaust from the heating system. While checking the building, a heater for one of the apartments was found to be emitting carbon monoxide and the unit was shut down. The basement was ventil ...
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Distribution Requirements: Why the Changes?

This article was co-written by Dylan O'Connell Recently, the Educational Policy Committee (EPC) held an open forum to discuss proposed changes to the General Education Distribution requirements. In this series of articles we will describe and discuss the proposed system. An hc-all email was sent on January 25 containing the proposed changes as well as a list of questions a ...