Author: Chace Pulley

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Special Plenary Committee Hosts a Town Hall for Students, Faculty, and Staff

This past Wednesday, the Special Plenary Committee (SPC) hosted a town hall where faculty, staff, and students came together to discuss changes to the Academic Honor Code. These changes were made in light of concerns that President Benston, along with many other members of the faculty, had about the language used in the version of the Academic Honor Code that students pass ...
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Haverford Students and the March for Our Lives

On Saturday March 24, millions across the country protested on behalf of the victims from the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting to voice their anger about the lack of gun control and continued school shootings in America. In Philadelphia alone, over 5000 people attended the March and corresponding rally. The March began early Saturday morning with protesters gathering ...
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Plenary Preview: The JSAAPP Resolution

Trigger Warning: This article includes discussion about rape culture and consent At this semester’s Plenary, students will only hear one resolution: a proposed amendment to the alcohol policy that will add language about rape culture. The resolution states that perpetrators of sexual violence are accountable for their actions, “including even when they and/or the survi ...
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Long Waiting List at CAPS Frustrates Student Body

Inside the CAPS waiting room. Photo by Kate Silber '20.  “I didn’t hear back from CAPS until a month after I had filled out the form,” a first-year said. “I assumed they had forgotten about me,” he tersely stated. One often hears similar frustrations about CAPS (Counseling and Psychological Services) across campus, where rumors of the service being understaffed ...
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Controversial Athletic Amendment Narrowly Defeated At Plenary

(From left to right): Anna Saum '18, Lillian Alonzo '20, and Leah Budson '19 presenting their resolution at Plenary. Photo courtesy of Kate Silber '20.  At Fall Plenary, the resolution calling for a day of Collection passed after much debate. While many had concerns about quorum, campus jobs, and rescheduling labs, the biggest point of contention was the time the day end ...