Author: Ellen Schoder

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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 ...
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New Jersey Attorney General Chris Porrino Speaks at Haverford

On February 8, New Jersey Attorney General Chris Porrino shared his perspective on policing with students, faculty, and community members, who had gathered in Stokes Auditorium to hear his keynote address. The talk was part of a three-part series hosted by the College’s Community Conversations and Actionable Solutions (CCAS) initiative, which brings in speakers to discus ...
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Haverford Students Among Hundreds of Thousands at Women’s March on Washington

The first piece of our series explores Haverford student experiences at the Women's March on Washington. The Clerk's Associate Editor, Ellen Schoder was a participant, and on-site covering the march.   Less than 24 hours after Trump was sworn in as President, students made their way from Haverford to Washington, D.C. to take part in the Women’s March on Washington. For ...
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Introducing Ford in Focus

Part of our vision for the Clerk is to publish in-depth series discussing various issues on campus. We plan to publish focused, theme-based series once a month in what we're calling Ford in Focus. In light of the presidential inauguration, this month’s series focuses on activism at Haverford. Throughout the week, we will release news, features, and opinion articles, as w ...
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New Study Shows Low Voter Turnout Among Haverford Students

This article is the first in a Clerk Special Edition on politics, free speech, and the election at Haverford. We will be releasing new articles every day this week. Haverford College, as a part of Delaware County, could play a critical role in the presidential election this year – but only if students show up to the polls. “I think we would consider students and Haverf ...
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NPR Quiz Show “Ask Me Another” to Tape at Haverford

In less than a week, students, faculty, and staff may be answering some very tough questions. But this time the questions won’t be on a test or in a class – they will be part of NPR’s trivia game show, “Ask Me Another.” On November 4, NPR will tape “Ask Me Another” in Marshall Auditorium. Michael Elias, Director of Student Activities, said that hosting the ev ...
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Shaun King, #BlackLivesMatter Activist, Speaks at Haverford

After Shaun King’s talk on Wednesday night, students rushed to the front of Founders Great Hall to get a souvenir of the event: a selfie with the prominent #BlackLivesMatter figure and social media genius himself. “By using social media to highlight, amplify, and discuss news of police brutality, racial discrimination, and other civil rights issues, King has become an ...
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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events Hope to Shed Light on Difficult Campus Issue

The Women*s Center is hosting various events on campus this April as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), a national event that the Women*s Center participates in annually. “For us, it’s a month where we can do some really dedicated programming around the topic of sexual assault and awareness education,” said Qui Alexander, Program Coordinator at the Women* ...