Category: Features

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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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More than a Job: Students Engage in College’s MAST Program

This article is part of the Clerk’s spring series on student workers. The Mentoring and Student Teaching Program (MAST) here at Haverford is designed to help students help others. Both a job and a personal commitment, MAST requires the dedication of individuals who are willing to spend their Saturday mornings teaching middle school and high school students. This “job ...
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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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Students, Workers, and Leaders

As part of The Clerk’s series on student workers at Haverford, I decided to feature people who do not only study and work on campus, but also who are actively trying to change campus for the better. Among this amazing group of people, there are several affinity group co-heads, community house members, sports captains, community organizers, and many other leadership posit ...
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Presidential Perspective: A Conversation With Kim Benston

By Andrew Eaddy and Michael Weber Kim Benston has been a member of the Haverford community for more than three decades. He’s held the title of Francis B. Gummere Professor of English in 2002, and has served as President of the College since 2015. His impending 2019 departure from his current position means that for most students on campus, Benston will have been their on ...
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Cole’s Culture Corner | The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water: B This article contains mild plot details. Guillermo Del Toro has, throughout his career, made films with premises that, if made by anyone else, would become steaming piles of sh*t, the kinds of films you would ironically watch late at night with your drunk friends and laugh at the ridiculous plotting and nonsensical characters (his 2013 film Pacific Ri ...
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Cole’s Culture Corner | Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name: A This article contains plot details. Mid-way through Luca Guadagnino’s new film ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ adapted from André Aciman’s book of the same name, a college professor, Mr. Perlman (Michael Stuhlbarg) takes his son Elio (Tomothé Chalamet) and his grad student Oliver (Armie Hammer) on a trip to the beach to see an archeological find ...
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Getting to Know Members of Students’ Council

One of the most impactful decision-making bodies on campus is Students’ Council (SC), a student body intended to represent the needs of students at Haverford. Although this representative body stands as a voice for the campus, there are many students who do not know the names of their SC representatives, what their roles are, and how they intend to make the 2017-2018 yea ...
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Emily Chazen ‘18 Commemorates Fourth and Final Customs Program Experience with Customs Photo Contest Prize

All Haverford students share the experience of the Customs first-year orientation program. This year, The Clerk held a Customs Photo Contest on social media that was open to all first-year students and members of Customs teams. With a $10 Wawa gift card on the line, the community was invited to vote between three of the Clerk’s favorite submissions. The winning photograp ...