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After Worrisome Blackout During Customs, Haverford Fixes Emergency Generators

By Annette Lee  “And...sleep!” The hypnotist’s voice echoed in Marshall Auditorium. After a few moments, the lights went out. The annual hypnotist show during Customs took a different turn this year when the power went out about halfway through the act. There was a stir and whispers; finally, loud conversations and laughter filled the large auditorium. Behind the st ...
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Presidential Message on Threats to Trump Supporters Raises Familiar Feelings Among Students

The Class of 2022 got its first taste of Haverford political controversy on Sept. 8, when President Kim Benston sent an email to students and faculty addressing an incident in which graffiti threatening Trump supporters had been found on campus. According to the email, the graffiti appeared in a bathroom stall in a public building on campus. An investigation is currently b ...
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Women*s Center Struggles Without Boss

By Andrew Nguyen  Haverford’s Women*s Center is currently entirely run by student workers—nine of them to be exact—who might not even be getting paid. Since former director and visiting faculty member Jaclyn Pryor left the position last spring, one of Haverford’s highly advertised student resources has been operating in a fashion more akin to a student club than a ...
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Students Create Sharing Application With HIP

This summer, the Haverford Innovation Platform (HIP) hosted its first-ever Innovation Incubator program, an entrepreneurship program which provides funding, mentorship, and resources for student-run social enterprises.  One project to come out of this pilot eight-week program is Dibs, an SMS-based stuff-sharing platform. Run by Ahmed Ishtiaque, Ken Ruto, and Vincent Yu, a ...
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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 ...