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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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Film Review: The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)

As part of the Clerk's mission to provide journalism that reflects the voices of the community, but also share content that is intellectually stimulating, we hope to initiate an Arts and Culture section. Kevin Medansky writes the Clerk's first film review as part of this effort. NOW STREAMING ON NETFLIX: While this comical tale of a man-turned-caregiver and his first new c ...
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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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Haverford’s Andy Warhol Collection Spectacularly Unveiled

It’s not everyday you walk into a Haverford academic building and stumble across internationally acclaimed artwork, but sure enough, propped up against the wall of The Atrium Gallery in the Marshall Fine Arts Center sit dozens of Andy Warhol's Pop Art prints. Over the past eight years, seven of the iconic Marilyn Monroe prints, one Grace Kelly image, and eight of the Flo ...
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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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[Latina] Girl Meets World: Deserving My Spot at an Elite Insititution

It is unbelievable to me that we are already way past the halfway point of the semester and that in just two weeks, final papers and exams will be taking the campus by storm. These past three months, I have had the blessing of meeting amazing students and faculty members that have truly made Haverford feel like home for me. Nearly a year ago, I stepped foot on this campus ...
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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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Republicans and Trump Supporters Must Hold Themselves Accountable

By Miriam Hwang-Carlos '17 Content note: This article contains descriptions of hate speech and harassment. We now all live in Donald Trump's United States of America, and we likely will for at least the next four years. Hate crimes have spiked. Just a few miles from our campus, in swing state Pennsylvania, every black first year at UPenn was added to a GroupMe group messag ...
Members of Haverford's mens soccer team bring it in for one last cheer after having upset No. 1 ranked F&M by a score of 3-1 on Saturday morning. October 24, 2015.
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Men’s Soccer’s Successful Season Ended by Unsportsmanlike Opposition

Last Sunday, Haverford Men’s Soccer faced off against UMass Boston in the second round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer tournament. Coming off a second consecutive conference-winning season, and having beaten their last opponent, Merchant Marine, by a convincing score line of 5-1 in the previous round, Haverford players and spectators alike came into the match wit ...
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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 ...