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10 News Stories From the 2017-18 School Year You Don’t Want to Miss

1. College announces changes to the Academic Policy. Rather than checking off classes in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, incoming first-year students will be expected to take classes that fall under the new domains of Meaning, Interpretation and Creative Expression; Analysis of the Social World: Individuals, Institutions, and Cultures; and Physical ...
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Security Summary 4/27 – 5/3

Friday, April 27th 11:02 a.m.                              Vandalism                                            INSC Facilities reported another damaged toilet in the INSC. It is believed that the damage occurred during a previously reported incident.   Saturday, April 28th 1:32 a.m.           ...
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What are the Legal Concerns with the New Honor Code?

By Michael Weber Among faculty, staff, and administrators’ concerns with the Honor Code passed at this month’s Special Plenary are possible conflicts with Title IX regulations. Title IX law mandates that any educational institutions receiving federal financial support shall not subject persons to discrimination based on sex or gender. Over the past week and a half sinc ...
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Security Summary 4/13 – 4/19

Saturday, April 14th 4:02 a.m.                                Noise Complaint                                 Lloyd Hall An anonymous caller notified Campus Safety of loud music coming from the outside area of Lloyd Section 5.  Area was searched with negative results.   6:02 p.m.                 ...
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Special Plenary Round-Up

Written by Michael Weber Photo by Lexie Iglesia  In the first Special Plenary since 2013, over 940 Haverford students convened in the GIAC to consider eight resolutions and the passage of a revised Honor Code. After over eight hours, numerous tense moments, and a prolonged stretch of lost quorum, seven of the eight resolutions passed, and the Honor Code was ratified by a ...
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Special Plenary Preview

By Andrew Eaddy, Olivia Legaspi, Leslie Luqueno, Claudia Nguyen, Simon Poser, and Ellen Schoder In just a few days, the Honor Code may look a lot different, as the student body considers resolutions about the Academic and Social Honor Codes, as well as other issues on campus. Any potential changes will take place at Special Plenary, which is scheduled for April 8 at 5pm in ...
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Meet the Special Plenary Committee!

By Ari Kim and Michael Weber With Special Plenary quickly approaching, the newly-formed Special Plenary Committee (SPC) has been hard at work to help write potential resolutions and reach out to the student body to facilitate discussion about changes to the Honor Code. The 10 students on the committee, which is co-chaired by Emily Chazen ’18 and Hanae Togami ’19, repre ...
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Apply to the Clerk’s Editorial Board For 2018-2019 Academic Year

Thank you for your interest in The Clerk's Editorial Board! We are looking for a group of engaged and enthusiastic editors to help us produce strong weekly content and recruit new writers. In the upcoming year, we would like to see increased readership and a diverse array of voices represented. We would also like to ensure we are challenging the campus to improve itself th ...
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Student Employees Shift Gears as Magill Closes its Doors

By Michael Weber  As demolition began earlier this semester on Magill Library’s Special Collections wing, library staff continued settling into new spaces around campus. Pop-up office spaces for research librarians line the walls of Founders Great Hall, while the former computer cluster in Roberts basement now houses digital scholarship, special collections staff, and l ...