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How do Haverford Students Spend Their Gap Years?

At first, Lizzie Wiggins ‘21 wasn't sure that she wanted to take a gap year. It was April of her senior year of high school, and a decision was impending. She had gotten into Haverford and could enroll in the fall, but there was also something appealing about the thought of taking a gap year. “I emailed Haverford and was like...can I please take a gap year; is it too l ...
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New Partnership Aims to Get More Students Into Ardmore

For many students, the “Haverbubble” is a familiar phenomenon: taking classes, eating meals, studying, and working all on the same small campus. Thanks to a new partnership with the Ardmore Initiative, however, getting off campus just got a little easier. The Ardmore Initiative is a local nonprofit whose mission spans from helping local businesses to preserving histori ...
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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 ...
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Honor Code Expires, is Replaced By Administration’s ‘Interim Procedures’

Additional reporting by Andrew Eaddy Students at Haverford are no longer living under the Honor Code, at least for the time being. As of 6 p.m. on April 18, the Honor Code expired, and the administration has implemented “interim academic and social procedures” to take its place. According to the Students’ Constitution, the Honor Code expires six weeks after failing t ...
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Haverford Students Celebrate Eagles’ Super Bowl Victory

Like most of the country on February 4, many Haverford students found themselves glued to their screens as they watched the Super Bowl. This year’s game was especially exciting for Eagles fans on campus, who saw the team defeat the Patriots 41-33, and went into Philadelphia to take part in the celebrations.   This was the first time that the Eagles had ever won the Supe ...
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New Budgeting Process Announced to Improve “Equity, Transparency, and Collaboration”

The budgeting process for student clubs and organizations is getting revamped, and starting in the fall, the way that funding is allocated to these groups will look quite different. The changes to the budgeting process were announced on Monday at an open forum held by Mike Elias, Assistant Dean of the College and Director of Student Engagement and Leadership. “Budgeting ...
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New Club Budgeting Process to be Announced at Open Forum on Monday

A new process for club budgeting will be announced at an open forum on Monday, Feb. 12, according to Mike Elias, Assistant Dean of the College and Director of Student Engagement and Leadership. During the town hall, Elias will present the details of the new process and students will have a chance to ask questions. The town hall will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. in Stokes. ...
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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 ...
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Meeting the Haverford Innovation Platform (HIP)

Since October, The Clerk has been following the Haverford Innovation Platform (HIP), a program that was created to support innovation and social entrepreneurship on campus. We have spoken with students and staff about the program, trying to answer four central questions: What is HIP? Whom will it benefit? How is it funded? And how has it evolved? After nine months of inter ...
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Changes to Customs

With training for Customs team members coming to a close, and the first-year class solidifying, the Customs program for the Class of 2021 is really taking shape. But this year’s Customs Co-Heads, Rachel Romens ‘18 and Saumya Varma ’18, said that that the program may look different in the near future. Although there are tweaks to the program every year, the Customs Co ...