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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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Haverford Joins LACOL: Q&A with President Dan Weiss

By   /  February 9, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

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Last year, Haverford joined the Liberal Arts Consortium for Online Learning (LACOL), a consortium of eight colleges committed to exploring how rapidly changing online technology will impact the mission of liberal arts institutions in the future. The consortium was started by Pomona and Carleton last year and was soon joined by Claremont-McKenna, Swarthmore, Amherst, Vassar […]

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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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