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Wendy Raymond To Serve as Next President of the College

Additional reporting by David King Haverford College announced today in a campus-wide email that Wendy Raymond will serve as the next president of the college. Raymond currently is the vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Davidson College, where she has worked since 2013. Raymond’s appointment will be effective on July 1, 2019. “I’m really looki ...
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Haverford Reacts to Voting on Campus

This past midterm cycle marks the first time Haverford students were able to vote on campus after the Delaware County Board of Elections agreed to move the polls from Cooperstown Elementary to Haverford College’s Facilities Management building. The move was received positively by both Haverford students and Delaware County community members. “I think it was cool becaus ...
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Bi-Co Hosts Political Theory Conference

From Oct. 18 to Oct. 21, Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges hosted the annual conference of the Association for Political Theory (APT). The APT is an international association dedicated to the promotion of political theory and political philosophy.  The APT—whose inaugural conference was held in 2002—is different from many other academic conferences due to its smaller s ...
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Photo Essay: Inside Lutnick Library

Renovations of Haverford's library, which will soon be known as Lutnick Library, are underway. For a sneak peek of the renovations, explore the photo essay below: ...
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On Election Day, Haverford Students Vote on Campus in Key Races

Election Day is upon us yet again, and Haverford College finds itself in a unique moment in American politics amid a presidency unlike any other. Two years ago, Haverford students found themselves in the middle of a political earthquake, as Donald J. Trump defied the odds and was elected the 45th President of the United States. The state of Pennsylvania was critical to his ...
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Plenary Fall 2018 Recap: Less Done in Less Time

By Andrew Nguyen  It was short, and some say, bad. Despite free t-shirts and chicken tenders and the promise of “the best plenary ever,” many students walked away more disenchanted than ever. On Sunday, Oct. 7 at 2:30pm, Haverford students piled into the basketball court of the GIAC to reach the new 66% quorum for plenary. This plenary, students would have no resoluti ...
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New Partnership Aims to Get More Students Into Ardmore

For many students, the “Haverbubble” is a familiar phenomenon: taking classes, eating meals, studying, and working all on the same small campus. Thanks to a new partnership with the Ardmore Initiative, however, getting off campus just got a little easier. The Ardmore Initiative is a local nonprofit whose mission spans from helping local businesses to preserving histori ...
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Haverford Launches Tri Co Philly Program

Next spring the Tri-Co consortium—Haverford, Swarthmore, and Bryn Mawr Colleges—will launch a pilot program in which a self-selected group of students will take two courses and participate in co- and extra-curricular activities in Philadelphia. The idea was initially conceived by the three college presidents who met and started brainstorming about ways to build more co ...
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Wifi Outages Create Obstacles for Haverford’s Campus

By Abby Wolfenden and Sarah Cahn Accessing wireless internet is an essential part of everyday life at Haverford. Students use it to access Moodle, read and write emails, complete homework assignments, and communicate with friends and families through social media. So, when the wifi went down recently, students had to adjust quickly. Recently, Haverford implemented the use ...
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Qrescent Mali Mason is Making Haver-History as the Philosophy Department’s First Female Professor of Color

One of the newest faculty faces on campus, Qrescent Mali Mason is making Haver-history as the philosophy department’s first female professor of color. It’s a role that she’s acutely conscious of—if the fact that she was wearing a shirt that read “Decolonize Your Syllabus” when I arrived to interview her was anything to go by, at least. “Philosophy has histori ...