Category: News

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10 News Stories From the 2017-18 School Year You Don’t Want to Miss

1. College announces changes to the Academic Policy. Rather than checking off classes in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, incoming first-year students will be expected to take classes that fall under the new domains of Meaning, Interpretation and Creative Expression; Analysis of the Social World: Individuals, Institutions, and Cultures; and Physical ...
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Bryn Mawr Film Institute to Host Tri-Co Film Festival

Offering students a chance to escape the stress of finals and enjoy the magic of the movies, the 7th annual Tri-Co Film Festival will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 10th. The Film Festival’s location circulates around the tri-co, but this year it will be held at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. The 2018 Film Festival will again be directed by Haverford alumnus, Harlo ...
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Graduation Location to be Moved to the Fieldhouse

For the Haverford class of 2018, there will be a slight change in the location of the graduation ceremony. Traditionally, seniors have lined up outside Roberts to receive their diplomas, wave to the crowd assembled on the green, and then walk off. This year, however, the graduation ceremony will be held in the fieldhouse due to concerns about adequate shade for attendees. ...
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This Year’s Haverfest to be a Bi-Co Collaboration

The end of the semester is upon us, which means that Haverfest is this weekend. Though many of the hype stickers posted around campus in the last few weeks have faded, this year’s festival is looking to be as sunny and vibrant as ever. In an email to all students, co-heads Cole Beecher’18 and Reid Cohen’18 elaborated on the event subtitle, “a Bi-co production,” b ...
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Special Plenary Committee Hosts a Town Hall for Students, Faculty, and Staff

This past Wednesday, the Special Plenary Committee (SPC) hosted a town hall where faculty, staff, and students came together to discuss changes to the Academic Honor Code. These changes were made in light of concerns that President Benston, along with many other members of the faculty, had about the language used in the version of the Academic Honor Code that students pass ...
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Old Honor Code Reinstated as Interim Measure

Photo by Lexie Iglesia  On April 22, Haverford President Kim Benston wrote to the student body that the old Honor Code had been reinstated as an interim measure meant to guide the community while they awaited his decision on the new Honor Code.  This decision reversed a previous decision to install an interim set of community procedures, as written by President Benston, ...
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Honor Code Expires, is Replaced By Administration’s ‘Interim Procedures’

Additional reporting by Andrew Eaddy Students at Haverford are no longer living under the Honor Code, at least for the time being. As of 6 p.m. on April 18, the Honor Code expired, and the administration has implemented “interim academic and social procedures” to take its place. According to the Students’ Constitution, the Honor Code expires six weeks after failing t ...
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Special Plenary Round-Up

Written by Michael Weber Photo by Lexie Iglesia  In the first Special Plenary since 2013, over 940 Haverford students convened in the GIAC to consider eight resolutions and the passage of a revised Honor Code. After over eight hours, numerous tense moments, and a prolonged stretch of lost quorum, seven of the eight resolutions passed, and the Honor Code was ratified by a ...
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Special Plenary Preview

By Andrew Eaddy, Olivia Legaspi, Leslie Luqueno, Claudia Nguyen, Simon Poser, and Ellen Schoder In just a few days, the Honor Code may look a lot different, as the student body considers resolutions about the Academic and Social Honor Codes, as well as other issues on campus. Any potential changes will take place at Special Plenary, which is scheduled for April 8 at 5pm in ...