Monthly Archive: September 2018

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Annual Customs Speech: A Matter of Perspective

It wasn’t until shortly before meeting in Marshall Auditorium on the first night of Customs week that first-year Gabe Sekeres ‘22 was forewarned of what he was about to hear. His CPs told him he’d hear how “‘one person in your class did this, this and this.’” Sekeres, in fact, is referring to Haverford Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Je ...
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After Worrisome Blackout During Customs, Haverford Fixes Emergency Generators

By Annette Lee  “And...sleep!” The hypnotist’s voice echoed in Marshall Auditorium. After a few moments, the lights went out. The annual hypnotist show during Customs took a different turn this year when the power went out about halfway through the act. There was a stir and whispers; finally, loud conversations and laughter filled the large auditorium. Behind the st ...
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Security Summary 9/14 – 9/20

Friday, September 14th 9:49 a.m.                                 Personal Injury                                 Barclay Hall A student was transported to Health Services with a knee injury.   Saturday, September 15th 12:52 a.m.                               Personal Injury     ...
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Presidential Message on Threats to Trump Supporters Raises Familiar Feelings Among Students

The Class of 2022 got its first taste of Haverford political controversy on Sept. 8, when President Kim Benston sent an email to students and faculty addressing an incident in which graffiti threatening Trump supporters had been found on campus. According to the email, the graffiti appeared in a bathroom stall in a public building on campus. An investigation is currently b ...
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Women*s Center Struggles Without Boss

By Andrew Nguyen  Haverford’s Women*s Center is currently entirely run by student workers—nine of them to be exact—who might not even be getting paid. Since former director and visiting faculty member Jaclyn Pryor left the position last spring, one of Haverford’s highly advertised student resources has been operating in a fashion more akin to a student club than a ...
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Security Summary 9/7 – 9/13

Friday, September 7th 7:52 a.m.                                Theft from Building                         Campus Center A report was received of a theft from the Coop in the Whitehead Campus Center. The theft occurred sometime during the overnight hours.   10:16 p.m.                          ...
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Professor Darin Hayton: Historian, Cyclist, Chemist

This is the first in a new series by the Clerk, “The Secret Lives of Faculty,” in which we meet and chat with professors to get to know them on a more personal level.  We hope this series sparks more dialogue between students and professors and allows us to interact with more recognition of the humanity of the other. Darin Hayton is Associate Professor of History of S ...
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Students Create Sharing Application With HIP

This summer, the Haverford Innovation Platform (HIP) hosted its first-ever Innovation Incubator program, an entrepreneurship program which provides funding, mentorship, and resources for student-run social enterprises.  One project to come out of this pilot eight-week program is Dibs, an SMS-based stuff-sharing platform. Run by Ahmed Ishtiaque, Ken Ruto, and Vincent Yu, a ...
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What’s in Store for Students’ Council? Co-Presidents Andrew Eaddy and Maurice Rippel ’19 Have Big Plans.

Andrew Eaddy and Maurice Rippel ’19 know the ins and outs of Haverford. As seniors, they’ve accumulated an impressive set of experiences on campus and built a vast network of students and administrators. Now, they say they’re ready to take on a new challenge as this year’s Students’ Council (SC) co-presidents – and the tough balancing act that comes with it. As ...