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Ford Student, Mawrter Major

All Bi-Co students can choose to major at either college. Even if a discipline is offered at your home institution, you can elect to take it at the other. While it’s common knowledge that you can major at either school, as there are some majors that are only offered at one college - art history and geology can only be pursued at Bryn Mawr  and vice-versa, not many stude ...
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Art, Race, and Liberation: A Conversation with Alliyah Allen

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit and chat with Alliyah Allen ‘18 about her project Me.Mae.I. Alliyah’s project is a series of photographs, writings, and perspective pieces with the aim of portraying liberation through art. Alliyah sent out a call for models to take photos for her photo series, Fruit. When I first entered the BCC, I was drawn in by the recreation ...
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Queer Housing and Efforts to Establish Inclusive Safe Spaces On-Campus

Campus housing is one of the core components of the social experience at Haverford. It influences how students situate themselves  in relation to the community and can impact their feelings of security and comfort within the school itself. For members of the LGBTQ community at Haverford, feeling comfortable in housing spaces on campus is not a guarantee. According to one ...
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We Are the 7%: Conservative Students and Stigmatized Discourse at Haverford

David King '20 contributed to this article. This article is part of a Clerk Special Edition on politics, free speech, and the election at Haverford. We will be posting a new article every day this week. Trust, concern, and respect are the fundamental values upon which the Haverford community is based. But for many of the 7% of students who are registered Republicans and th ...
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Clerk Chronicles: Joe Binotto, General Manager of Dining Services

How did you get started in food service? I actually worked my way through school in restaurants. When I was in high school and college, I did various positions in a family-owned Italian restaurant in New York. I did everything from bussing tables to waitering. I learned how to cook, make pizza, and run the front of the house. Eventually I became a manager. And so, while I ...
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Jeff Gladney: A Man of Music and Merriment

Whether the soothing vocals of Luther Vandross or the catchy beats of Michael Jackson are playing, the omelet station in the Dining Center is one of the grooviest spots on campus. All of this is due to Jeff Gladney, a 6’2’’ gentle soul who can be depended on daily for fist bumps and morning pick-me-ups in addition to playing the best music to wake up drowsy students. ...
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Haverford Considers Ending Need-Blind Admissions in Wake of Financial Deficits

At just under $500 million, Haverford’s endowment is approximately a quarter the size of rival Swarthmore’s and about 60% of Bryn Mawr’s. It is often a point of pride among students that Haverford is able to remain competitive with these institutions despite its lesser resources, but unbeknownst to many, Haverford has also been running an operating deficit for the la ...
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Submit to WeSpeak

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 is for those students who either weren't able to attend or don't vibe with the idea of standing up in front of a room full of people to share what they feel. If you want to express yourself through another medium ...
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An Unlikely Transfer: Maurice Rippel’s Journey from West Point to Haverford

Cadet Basic Training and Survival Swim are not courses typically found in a Haverford application. But, for Maurice Rippel ‘19, they were just a part of everyday college life before Haverford. Rippel, 20, transferred to Haverford in the fall of 2015 after spending his freshman year at The United States Military Academy at West Point. Though no one in his family is affili ...