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Winter Formal Cancelled by SECS, Citing Safety Concerns Following Halloween Dance

This report was contributed to by Claudia Nguyen '18 and Simon Poser '19.  On November 28th, Haverford students received an email from Haverford SECS that notified the student body that the Winter Formal dance, Snowball, would be cancelled this year. The main reasons given for the cancellation of the event were the events that transpired during the college’s annual Hall ...
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What’s New About Customs

By Madeline Guth '19 and Tina Le '19 The Customs Program is one of the defining features that makes Haverford the institution that it is. The program is much more than an orientation program. Customs is meant to provide first-years with a support system that extends beyond their first year.  Customs introduces them into the ongoing conversations in the community through P ...
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Why Have All Of Our Gendered Bathroom Signs Suddenly Changed?: An Update From The Queer Agenda

The Clerk has received the following letter and wishes to share it with the community on behalf of the writers. We will keep the writers anonymous out of respect for their wishes, and for their safety. We hope to engage the campus in an important, critical dialogue. For questions or responses, please contact our Editor-in-Chief Maurice Rippel (mrippel@haverford.edu). Dea ...
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Editorial: A Note about Transparency

The Clerk was founded on a simple promise: “to create a community forum for all stakeholders to discuss issues that affect us.”  From that promise came the value of transparency, to which The Clerk has dedicated much of its substantive work for a long time.  The very word, “transparent,” is inscribed in our values statement.  It is a word that we hold dear, and ...
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Letters to the Editor: Free Speech and the Honor Code

In response to "The Supreme Court, Honor Code, and The Muppets: Reform for Free Speech and Expression," The Clerk received many articles and letters to the editor from the community. This is an abridged collection of several such responses. We will be publishing more in the coming days. ---- “Majoritarian Morality” and Civic Values By Chelsea Richardson ‘18 “We ...
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Maurice Rippel and Ellen Schoder ’19 to Take Over Leadership of The Clerk

The Clerk is pleased to name Maurice Rippel ‘19 as its next Editor-in-Chief, and Ellen Schoder ‘19 as its next Associate Editor. Rippel, an intended English major and Education minor, has served as Features Editor. Schoder, an intended History major, previously served as News Editor. “I feel truly blessed to be taking over as Editor-in-Chief of The Clerk,” said Rip ...
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Potential Theft at Lunt Cafe Raises Questions of Funding, Accountability

By Ellen Schoder '19 and Maurice Rippel '19.  In light of recent conversations about student accountability, many club representatives have had to reevaluate their roles regarding club spending. Now, an improper taking of about $200 at Lunt Cafe– with suspicions of over $1000 more missing – has thrown Students’ Council (SC) and Honor Council to the forefront of this ...
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Trump Victory Stuns Haverford Community

By Andrew Eaddy '19 and Ellen Schoder '19 When we first started writing this article last night, we thought it would be a very different story. The polls seemed to predict a convincing win for Hillary Clinton, and we were preparing to cover the historic election of the first female president. But as the map turned decisively red, the energy and optimism in Founders Hall ...
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WeSpeak Responses

WeSpeak is a Quaker-style open forum for students of color at Haverford to express their thoughts and experiences in a context that prioritizes their voices. This online platform is for those students who weren’t able to attend, didn’t get a chance to share, or didn’t want to share in front of a room full of people. Only students of color may submit. Some submissio ...