Monthly Archive: February 2017

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Defending Our Community Values: A Letter to the Editors

To the Editors of the Clerk, I read, with great dismay the article written by David Canada ‘20 titled The Supreme Court, Honor Code, and The Muppets: Reform for Free Speech and Expression. I would like to offer several responses to Canada’s argument. While the logical incoherencies in this ar...
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Lion (2016) Review

NOW SHOWING AT THE BRYN MAWR FILM INSTITUTE: Nominated for six Academy Awards, this multi-lingual, intercontinental story may certainly be the year’s most effective—and certainly heart-rending—cinematic depiction of placelessness, all surrounding a single man on...
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College Establishes New Queer-designated Housing Option

In an effort to establish more inclusive housing options for queer and trans students, Residential Life has introduced a new housing option for the 2017-2018 Fall semester called QHouse. QHouse, which will be located in 773, will be an intentional living space for LGBTQ student...
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Reactions to the Incredibly Insensitive Immigration Panel

Students from all three Tri-Co schools and other members of the community filled up Stokes Auditorium last Monday for an immigration panel, many of them hoping to receive useful information about Trump’s recent executive orders regarding immigration. The auditorium was packed, students were ready to take no...
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Mixed Reactions after Immigration Panel

On Monday, February 6 at 6:30pm, students, faculty, and community members from the Tri-Co packed into Stokes Auditorium for an Immigration Information Panel and Discussion. The panel was organized by Provost Fran Blase, and finalized quickly due to the recent Executive Orders s...
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Renovated Dining Center Basement Provides New Student Social Space

On February 3rd at 4 pm, President Kim Benston marked the grand opening of the newly renovated Dining Center (DC) basement by cutting the red ribbon. The renovation, which started in fall 2016, aimed to make the basement more appealing and usable for students. The space now has...
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Film Review: The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)

As part of the Clerk's mission to provide journalism that reflects the voices of the community, but also share content that is intellectually stimulating, we hope to initiate an Arts and Culture section. Kevin Medansky writes the Clerk's first film review as part of this effort. NOW STREAMING O...
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Activism at Haverford: A Brief History

For the most part, the majority of activism which Haverford students have taken part in is deeply entrenched in the school’s Quaker roots.  Looking through the archives of Haverford history found in Special Collections, which includes pictures from most decades of the 20