Author: Cole Sansom

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Cole’s Culture Corner | The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water: B This article contains mild plot details. Guillermo Del Toro has, throughout his career, made films with premises that, if made by anyone else, would become steaming piles of sh*t, the kinds of films you would ironically watch late at night with your drunk friends and laugh at the ridiculous plotting and nonsensical characters (his 2013 film Pacific Ri ...
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Cole’s Culture Corner | Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name: A This article contains plot details. Mid-way through Luca Guadagnino’s new film ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ adapted from André Aciman’s book of the same name, a college professor, Mr. Perlman (Michael Stuhlbarg) takes his son Elio (Tomothé Chalamet) and his grad student Oliver (Armie Hammer) on a trip to the beach to see an archeological find ...
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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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Indispensable: a Few Words on Haverford’s Soap

Since this article was written, a miraculous turnaround has occurred with regard to the functionality of Haverford's soap dispensers. These days, students wishing for clean hands no longer have to deal with the horrors described below. In honor of this pivotal change, The Clerk is publishing the letter that made it all happen. It is a familiar experience to all on campus ...
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Students Partake in People’s Pilgrimage

12 Bi-College students spent Saturday afternoon trekking from Haverford to the Reading Viaduct in Philadelphia as part of the People’s Pilgrimage, a global movement in which individuals participate in environment-themed walks to raise awareness of climate change. The students left the Campus Center at 12:20 p.m. and arrived at the Viaduct just under four hours later. Dia ...