Author: David Roza

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From the Archives: Students Protest Iraq War

Very few Haverfordians get arrested nowadays, but this article from the 2003 Bi-Co News recounts the experience of six students who were arrested for protesting the Iraq War, which started 12 years ago last Friday.   SIX HAVERFORD WAR PROTESTERS CHOOSE ARREST April 1, 2003, Bi-Co News It’s a rainy Wednesday night and the six Haverford war protesters, arrested on Mar ...
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Eight Resolutions Passed at 2015 Spring Plenary

Haverford’s Spring 2015 Plenary was an unusually busy one, passing eight resolutions in three hours after reaching quorum within 30 minutes. Of the nine resolutions up for consideration, only the eighth, “Eliminating Gender Categorization in Freshman Housing,” failed to pass after students mentioned the difficulty of implementing the resolution during the pro-con deb ...
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Rising TIDE Targets Diversity at Haverford

As anger and frustration with prejudice and injustice sweeps the country, one Haverford student group, Transformative Inclusive Diversity Engagement (TIDE), is actively trying to change the culture of race on campus. “We are an action group,” said TIDE member Dawit Habtemariam ‘15 at a meeting in Stokes computer lab Wednesday night. “Other diversity groups are more ...
A 1920’s Campus Murder Revisited 0

A 1920’s Campus Murder Revisited

Costumes, candy, and carved pumpkins - by tonight Haverford College will have all the makings of another ghostly Halloween. But the one thing this campus needs is a good spook story. As one student named Mike Sisk ‘88 discovered in the late 1980s, there is one such story of burning crosses, mistaken identity and a classic ‘whodunnit’ on a midsummer night that lies so ...
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Two Resolutions Passed at 2014 Fall Plenary

Photos by Ryan Gooding '16. Haverford’s Fall 2014 Plenary came to a swift resolution Sunday night, lasting less than two hours and reaching quorum within 20 minutes. Just two resolutions and the ratification of the Alcohol Policy were up for consideration, all of which passed with a majority vote. #1: Honor Council Procedure Modifications The first resolution was split i ...
Chief of Staff Lytle Appointed as First Chief Sustainability Officer 0

Chief of Staff Lytle Appointed as First Chief Sustainability Officer

The past two years have been quite green for Haverford College.  Composting at the Dining Center, LED lights in Founders Great Hall, and a student-built farm by the Featherbed fields have all emerged out of the school’s various woodworks to make the campus a more sustainable place to be. If you read Dan Weiss’ recent school-wide Letter from the President, you may have ...
Haverfarm Update: Seeds to Success Being Planted 0

Haverfarm Update: Seeds to Success Being Planted

After a long winter of thick snow and bitter cold, the Agricultural Center for Environmental Studies (ACES, or just ‘Haverfarm) is about to kick off a healthy and hearty growing season! This past Sunday Haverfarm hosted its second Volunteer Day. Fifteen students worked together in the dirt and the warm sunny weather to build vegetable beds and plant carrots, beets, and k ...
VP of Finance Dick Wynn Steps Down, Leaves Behind a Legacy 0

VP of Finance Dick Wynn Steps Down, Leaves Behind a Legacy

It is just after 5 o’clock in the morning.  Snow and ice cover the campus.  As a thousand students sleep soundly in their beds, Haverford College’s 71-year-old Treasurer and Vice President of Finance and Administration Dick Wynn wakes up to meet with Campus Safety Director Tom King and decide whether or not they should cancel school today.  Wynn has experienced a lo ...
Dialogue and Diarrhea in Nicaragua 0

Dialogue and Diarrhea in Nicaragua

This winter break, 11 Haverford and Bryn Mawr students from Professor Kaye Edwards’ “Reproductive Health and Justice” course journeyed to the sweltering green tropics of Nicaragua as part of a 10-day educational delegation.  The students visited several women’s support centers and community clinics in the rural countryside and in cities such as Managua and Matagal ...
Where does Haverford get its electricity? 0

Where does Haverford get its electricity?

It courses through Haverford’s campus along veins of copper and rubber. It lights up hallways, cools down water fountains, and heats up dorm rooms. But where exactly does Haverford’s electricity come from, and is it used efficiently on campus? Here are some basic facts about Haverford’s energy usage. Sources In a 2007 plenary resolution, Haverford students elected to ...