Monthly Archive: September 2017

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Vote Here: Customs Photo Contest 2017!

Thanks to all who shared their Customs experience with us this year! Vote for your favorite of our top picks below, and the winner will receive a feature in the Clerk plus a $10 Wawa gift card. Voting ends Friday, September 29th at 5:00 PM. Vote Here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3S9HYZ6 See the photos on the poll and below:  ...
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Whiteness, Passivity, and Death: the Aftermath of Charlottesville

Since Heather Heyer’s death at the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville on August 12, her face has appeared on my Facebook news feed dozens of times every day.  It is always the same photograph: a softly-lit selfie, in which Heyer is smiling, her makeup and hair done: the very picture of beauty and innocence.  This photograph is an unsettling contrast to those wh ...
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The Student Activist Handbook: Success, Failures, and How to Move Forward

This article is part of a series the Clerk is publishing reflecting on Charlottesville. From my observation, activism on campus occurs in waves. Typically, it starts out with reaction: this can be either to a local or national issue, but it is pivotal to the beginnings of a movement. This is followed by mobilization, over social media or in affinity groups. Students decide ...
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New app developed by Haverford students to replace Havertivity

As the College approaches the last year of its three-year contract with OohLaLa, the company operating the app for students known as Havertivity, it has decided to implement a new app: Loop. Loop was developed by Ian Andolsek ’17 and Nathan Sokolic ’19, who say that their app will remedy some of the problems they saw with apps like Havertivity, and provide additional f ...