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BiCo Thefts Prompt Campus Wide Warning

By   /  March 26, 2015  /  News, Security Briefs, The Beat  /  No Comments

Two attempted thefts were reported at Haverford and Bryn Mawr, respectively, on Thursday, March 26. While these incidents are not believed to be connected, the theft at Haverford may be related to other thefts that have occurred on campus in the past few weeks.      According to a campus-wide email sent by Campus Safety Director […]

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Professor’s Pooches: Uppik and Merv

By   /  March 23, 2015  /  Features, News  /  No Comments

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By Ben Horwitz and Gabriel Delabra ’17 This week for “Professor’s Pooches,” we went for a walk along the Nature Trail with Joshua Moses, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology, and his dogs, Merv and Uppik. Pooches Merv, whose formal name is Nelu Jack (which means “comfort” in Inuktitut) is now fifteen months old. Professor Moses […]

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Presidential Search Could Go One of Two Ways

By   /  March 23, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

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President Daniel H. Weiss’ pending departure from Haverford has left many wondering about the future of Haverford’s leadership. Will students return next fall to be greeted by an interim president, or does Haverford hope to find a permanent president by the time classes start? The answer lies with the Board of Managers, whose responsibilities to […]

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President Weiss to Step Down in July

By   /  March 10, 2015  /  News  /  4 Comments

A photo from Weiss' inauguration ceremony on October 26, 2013. Photograph by Jon Yu '12.

In a campus-wide email sent earlier today, President Daniel H. Weiss announced that he will be leaving Haverford College in July to become the next president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Weiss became the College’s 14th president in July 2013, after serving as the president of Lafayette College from 2005 […]

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Friends in Residence Bid Farewell

By   /  March 8, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

Spee Braun and Jens Braun (left to right).

Experienced international peace activists Jens and Spee Braun concluded their two-week visit to campus last Friday after a packed schedule of classroom visits and public events. The couple came to Haverford on February 18 through the Friends in Residence program, which strives to encourage reflection on the school’s Quaker roots and ideals by bringing distinguished […]

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Gummere Hall Wins First “Do It in the Dark” Competition

By   /  March 2, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

Week 3 rankings, courtesy of http://buildingdashboard.net/haverford/.

Throughout the past weeks, students entering the Dining Center may have come across a white board with some sort of ranking configuration upon it. The origins of this white board trace back to nearly a year ago, when the Committee for Environmental Responsibilities (CER) decided to install several energy expenditure tracking devices all over campus, […]

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Professor’s Pooches: Sandy and Steve

By   /  February 23, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

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Continuing the new Clerk series on professors and their dogs on campus, lovingly dubbed “Professor’s Pooches,” this week we are showcasing Professor Steve McGovern and his dog, Sandy. The Clerk recently met up with Professor McGovern outside of his house bordering the cricket field. Sandy Professor McGovern and his family picked up Sandy, a full […]

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Out of the No Loan Policy’s Ashes, the Debt Relief Fund Rose

By   /  February 23, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

Many students know that in November 2014, the Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc. bestowed $10 million to the College. However, what some students might not know is that $2 million of that gift went towards establishing the Haverford Student Loan Debt Relief Fund. This program specifically intends to provide loan assistance to recent Haverford graduates “who […]

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Eight Resolutions Passed at 2015 Spring Plenary

By   /  February 16, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

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Haverford’s Spring 2015 Plenary was an unusually busy one, passing eight resolutions in three hours after reaching quorum within 30 minutes. Of the nine resolutions up for consideration, only the eighth, “Eliminating Gender Categorization in Freshman Housing,” failed to pass after students mentioned the difficulty of implementing the resolution during the pro-con debate.   #1 […]

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‘Black History Month Dinner’ Debuts New Name

By   /  February 15, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

Photo by Ryan Gooding '16.

Last Wednesday, the annual Black History Month Dinner hosted every February by the Dining Center returned under a new name: Soul Food Dinner. The decision to change the event’s name came from the Bi-Co Dining Services. “The menu has always been a Soul Food menu, but it was never marketed that way,” said Anthony Condo, […]

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