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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 ...
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Haverford Students and the March for Our Lives

On Saturday March 24, millions across the country protested on behalf of the victims from the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting to voice their anger about the lack of gun control and continued school shootings in America. In Philadelphia alone, over 5000 people attended the March and corresponding rally. The March began early Saturday morning with protesters gathering ...
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Follow-up to Changes in Customs

The Customs program is one of the most important and influential programs at Haverford. It is a program dedicated to immerse first year students into campus culture by giving support both socially and academically. This year Customs has been on the forefront of everyone's mind, perhaps a little more than before, because of the structural changes it has undergone, most nota ...
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Haverford’s Innovation Platform Holds First Tri-Co Mocktail Party

Photo by Kate Silber On Friday, March 23, Haverford’s Innovation Platform (HIP) held its first-ever Tri-Co speed dating and mocktail party. HIP was created during the 2016-2017 academic year in order to address concerns raised by both faculty and students about the difficulty of enacting meaningful change outside the classroom, and is now being headed by Victoria Merino ...
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Apply to the Clerk’s Editorial Board For 2018-2019 Academic Year

Thank you for your interest in The Clerk's Editorial Board! We are looking for a group of engaged and enthusiastic editors to help us produce strong weekly content and recruit new writers. In the upcoming year, we would like to see increased readership and a diverse array of voices represented. We would also like to ensure we are challenging the campus to improve itself th ...
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Student Employees Shift Gears as Magill Closes its Doors

By Michael Weber  As demolition began earlier this semester on Magill Library’s Special Collections wing, library staff continued settling into new spaces around campus. Pop-up office spaces for research librarians line the walls of Founders Great Hall, while the former computer cluster in Roberts basement now houses digital scholarship, special collections staff, and l ...
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We Don’t All Scream for Ice Cream

By Ari Kim  On the Sunday night students returned from winter break, they noticed something amiss. In the corner where the containers containing the Jack & Jill ice creams and novelties once stood, the Urban Churn ice cream freezer sits instead. According to the hc-all email sent by the Food Systems Working Group (FSWG), 95% of the 282 students who sampled the Urban C ...
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The Honor Code Failed. What now?

By Andrew Eaddy and Ellen Schoder The past few days have been a whirlwind for students on campus, who learned Wednesday evening that the Honor Code had not been ratified and now try to figure out what Special Plenary will look like. Students on campus have not been through a Special Plenary yet during their time at Haverford, so organizers have to figure out how Special Pl ...