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Haverford Students Protest in Narberth PNC Bank

By   /  December 8, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

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On Saturday, a group of Haverford students joined with the Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) to hold a “Teach-In” at the Narberth PNC bank branch in a national movement to protest PNC bank’s funding of mountaintop removal coal mining. Founded in 2009, EQAT is a nonviolent social action organization that uses the Quaker tradition of […]

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$25,000 Facilities Fund Split Between Three Proposals

By   /  December 8, 2014  /  News  /  1 Comment

This weekend, Students’ Council reached consensus on the Facilities Fund, a $25,000 stipend granted by the Facilities department at the college to improve a student space on campus. This year the fund will be split among three submitted proposals presented by 1) the college’s robotic group, Haverford Robotics, 2) Rachael Garnick and 3) the Residential […]

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Rising TIDE Targets Diversity at Haverford

By   /  December 7, 2014  /  News  /  1 Comment

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As anger and frustration with prejudice and injustice sweeps the country, one Haverford student group, Transformative Inclusive Diversity Engagement (TIDE), is actively trying to change the culture of race on campus. “We are an action group,” said TIDE member Dawit Habtemariam ‘15 at a meeting in Stokes computer lab Wednesday night. “Other diversity groups are […]

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Anonymous Response Board Highlights Racial Tensions at Haverford

By   /  November 23, 2014  /  News  /  2 Comments

Courtesy of Tionney Nix '17.

Last Monday, the Black Student League (BSL) hosted a “Blackout” in the Dining Center lobby during dinner to raise awareness about police brutality and unwarranted violence against people of color. At the event, roughly 20 students wearing all black clothing ate in silence, with the name or a picture of a victim of racially motivated […]

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Security Summary 11/14-11/20

By   /  November 23, 2014  /  News, Security Briefs, The Beat  /  No Comments

Friday, November 14th 10:18 p.m. Investigate Auto Walton Road Campus Safety found a blue Subaru Impreza parked on Walton Road.  Vehicle’s right front door was open.  Vehicle was unattended and not registered.  Door secured. 11:57 p.m. Fire Alarm Lunt Hall An alarm activation was received for Lunt Hall. The cause of activation was marijuana smoke. […]

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Recent Assault Draws Attention to Haverford’s Security System

By   /  November 16, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

In an act of violence all but unheard of on Haverford’s quiet campus, two student visitors to the College were attacked outside of a Halloween party on November 1. The unprovoked attack was committed by students from a nearby college. The incident left one visiting student with a potential head injury, leading paramedics to rush […]

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FIG Rebrands GO! with Launch of GO! 3.0

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

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“You mean the TV ads in the DC and the Coop?” On November 1st, FIG, Haverford’s computing club, launched its third version of the GO! portal, GO! 3.0. When asked about the new GO! page update, many students replied that they were unaware of GO!’s existence and its role on campus, despite a recent campus-wide […]

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Updates to the Academic Requirements in Discussion by Student-Faculty Committee

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

With unofficial graduation requirements like spending the night in Magill and punching a Quaker, it can be easy to overlook the far more mundane academic requirements. However, the Educational Policy Committee (EPC) is in the process of discussing possible updates to these requirements. In order to graduate, each Haverford student must complete a first year […]

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Transgender Actress Laverne Cox Delivers Speech in Marshall Auditorium

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

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A line of Tri-Co students, faculty, staff and community members stretched out the doors of Marshall Auditorium last Friday night for a speech by transgender actress Laverne Cox, who plays Sophia Burset in the hit Netflix series “Orange is the New Black.” Cox’s speech, “Ain’t I a Woman,” drew from the writings of trans* activists […]

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Largest Campaign in Haverford History Launches with Record-Breaking Gift

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

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Two weeks ago, Haverford announced its latest financial campaign: “Lives That Speak.” The campaign has been in a quiet phase since July 2010, while the public phase was launched on October 25 during Family and Friends Weekend. The campaign has drawn attention for two main reasons. Firstly, it is Haverford’s biggest campaign ever, with a […]

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