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Inaugural Keystone Cup Quidditch Tournament Hosted at Haverford

By   /  October 20, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Liam Scott, Assistant Tournament Director, and Jack McGovern, Tournament Director

This past Saturday, 8 quidditch teams gathered on Featherbed Field for the inaugural Keystone Cup, a day-long quidditch tournament, one of many qualifiers for the 2015 US Quidditch (USQ) World Cup VIII. A fictional sport created by author J.K. Rowling in the wildly popular Harry Potter series, quidditch is a co-ed contact sport that pits […]

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Haverford Delegation Forced to Cancel Trip to Cape Town

By   /  October 19, 2014  /  News  /  1 Comment

Haverford’s plan to send four student delegates to the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates over fall break was forced to be abandoned following the summit’s suspension. On September 16, four students learned from Haverford’s Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC) that they’d been selected to represent Haverford at the summit. However, by […]

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Two Resolutions Passed at 2014 Fall Plenary

By   /  October 5, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

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Photos by Ryan Gooding ’16. Haverford’s Fall 2014 Plenary came to a swift resolution Sunday night, lasting less than two hours and reaching quorum within 20 minutes. Just two resolutions and the ratification of the Alcohol Policy were up for consideration, all of which passed with a majority vote. #1: Honor Council Procedure Modifications The […]

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Student Quaker Retreat Interrupted by Manhunt

By   /  October 5, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Last weekend, seemingly innocuous trip to the Poconos quickly took a turn for the chilling after news of a high-stakes manhunt in the area reached the ears of Quaker leadership on Haverford’s campus. Haverford’s Quaker Community, or QuaC, periodically hosts retreats as a way for students to get off campus and take some time to […]

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Fourth Annual Food Day Brings Local Businesses to Campus

By   /  October 5, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

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All photos by Rebecca Fisher ’17. This past Friday, the student-run ETHOS Food Initiative hosted Haverford’s fourth annual Food Day on Founder’s Green. The event featured representatives from 13 local food-oriented businesses, as well as on-campus groups. ETHOS, which stands for “ethical, transparent, homegrown, organic, and sustainable”, originated in the spring of 2013 after a […]

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Haverford Students Campaign for Garment Worker Safety

By   /  September 28, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

The racks at the Haverford College bookstore are lined with sweatshirts, T-shirts, and other apparel manufactured by JanSport. Whereas some consumers may overlook the means of production, Haverford Students Against Sweatshops (HSAS) is looking deeper into the injustices inflicted on the workers that produce those items. One of such injustices took place on April 24, […]

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At Bryn Mawr Demonstration, Tri-Co Community Stands Against Racism

By   /  September 21, 2014  /  News  /  1 Comment

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Written by David Roza ’15 and Katie Greifeld ’15. Additional reporting by Lee Anderson ’15. All photos by Ryan Gooding ’16. Last Friday, hundreds of Tri-Co students, faculty, and staff gathered on Bryn Mawr’s campus in a demonstration of solidarity after two students insulted minority groups on campus by hanging a Confederate flag and drawing […]

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Haverford Updates Sexual Misconduct Policy

By   /  September 21, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Over the summer, Haverford updated its sexual misconduct policy to account for changes to Title IX regarding confidentiality and mandatory reporting; as a result of these new changes, Haverford added a Level Two confidentiality. Level Two members, namely the Women’s Center and Health Services, are distinct in their obligation to report to the Title IX […]

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Class of 2018 Largest and Most Geographically Diverse Freshman Class in School’s History

By   /  September 14, 2014  /  News, The Beat  /  No Comments

340 students are enrolled in Haverford’s class of 2018, making it the largest class in the history of the school, according to Jess Lord, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid. However, that number is “within the boundary we thought was reasonable for a freshman class,” Lord said. A typical freshman class might normally have around […]

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Haverford Students to March in NYC Climate March

By   /  September 14, 2014  /  News, The Beat  /  No Comments

On September 21, 60 Haverford students will take to the streets of New York City for the People’s Climate March, projected to be the largest climate march in history with 250,000 attendees. The objective of the march is to send a message to world leaders, who will be gathering in NYC on September 23 for […]

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