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Plenary Preview: The JSAAPP Resolution

Trigger Warning: This article includes discussion about rape culture and consent At this semester’s Plenary, students will only hear one resolution: a proposed amendment to the alcohol policy that will add language about rape culture. The resolution states that perpetrators of sexual violence are accountable for their actions, “including even when they and/or the survi ...
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Searching for “Haverstalk”: Update on Haverford’s Directory

To the dismay of many students on Haverford’s campus this year, the Haverford Directory search feature, fondly known as “Haverstalk,” was significantly altered. While students could once search the name of a fellow student and subsequently gain access to their room number, phone number, and other personal details, all that shows today are a name, an email, and a clas ...
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New Budgeting Process Announced to Improve “Equity, Transparency, and Collaboration”

The budgeting process for student clubs and organizations is getting revamped, and starting in the fall, the way that funding is allocated to these groups will look quite different. The changes to the budgeting process were announced on Monday at an open forum held by Mike Elias, Assistant Dean of the College and Director of Student Engagement and Leadership. “Budgeting ...
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Do it in the Dark Competition to Begin on February 17

The fifth Do it in the Dark contest, organized by the Committee for Environmental Responsibility (CER), will take place this year from February 17 to March 9.  The annual competition, in which dorms compete against one another to reduce electricity consumption, is part of a national initiative by Campus Conservation Nationals, a program dedicated to reducing energy consum ...
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New Club Budgeting Process to be Announced at Open Forum on Monday

A new process for club budgeting will be announced at an open forum on Monday, Feb. 12, according to Mike Elias, Assistant Dean of the College and Director of Student Engagement and Leadership. During the town hall, Elias will present the details of the new process and students will have a chance to ask questions. The town hall will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. in Stokes. ...
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Conceptual Art Class Splinters Social Expectations

Last week, several students could be seen carrying large wooden boards across campus. Strikingly out of place, this act immediately sparked questions and conversation surrounding the reasoning behind these objects. When asked, participating students explained that the exercise was a project for a class called Theory and Practice of Conceptual Art, taught by Professor John ...
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Library Moves to Founders During Magill Construction

With the commencement of the spring semester, the renovation of Magill Library is underway. Construction on Magill began over winter break, though plans for the library’s renovation were hashed out much earlier, as the renovation appeared in the Campus Master Plan in 2009. Magill will likely be closed for three semesters before reopening as Lutnick Library at the beginni ...
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The Weekly Consensus Returns as Source of Information for Students

As Haverford students begin their spring semester, some major changes are coming to the College’s communications infrastructure. The Weekly Consensus, which is an hc-all email about events happening each week, returned this past week after being discontinued two years ago. The return of the Weekly Consensus is in part an attempt to reduce the number of hc-all emails stud ...
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8 Things You Need to Know in the New Semester

Library Moves to Founders During Construction With Magill Library closed for the foreseeable future, a library space has been set up in Founders. Research librarians, computers and printing, and reservable carrels are now in the Great Hall, where books can also be requested, with a delay to retrieve them from storage. There is now reading space in Founders elevated common ...
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Photo Essay: Magill Library Prepares for Renovations

During the Fall 2017 semester, Magill Library's staff packed up the entire collection to prepare for its renovation starting Spring 2018. As students finished up end-of-semester assignments and began studying for finals, books were steadily sorted and removed. These photographs show the process of packing up Magill Library in its final few weeks; it is now closed for const ...