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From the Archives: Bryn Mawr Hell Week Under Review

By   /  May 3, 2015  /  Features, News  /  No Comments

Of all of Bryn Mawr’s many traditions, Hell Week is perhaps the most infamous. The multi-day prank-fest claims to create bonds between freshmen “hellees” and their upperclassmen “hellers” but has also been the cause for considerable controversy. As Bryn Mawr debates whether to keep this long-held tradition in practice, take a look at this 1994 […]

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Kimberly Benston to Serve as President

By   /  May 1, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

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In a campus-wide email sent earlier today, Board of Managers Chair Howard Lutnik announced that provost and Frances B. Gummere Professor of English Kimberly Benston has agreed to serve as Haverford’s president for an initial two-year term starting on July 1. The appointment comes a little under two months after Dan Weiss announced that he […]

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2015-2016 Editorial Board Applications

By   /  April 29, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

The Clerk is accepting applications for its 2015-2016 Editorial Board from now until May 10th. Click here to access the application form. Applicants will be contacted via email to schedule an interview with the current editorial board. We will then deliberate and come to consensus to select the 2015-2016 Editorial Board. If you have any questions, feel […]

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PHOTO ESSAY: Coalition to Diversify the Presidency Marches on Founders

By   /  April 26, 2015  /  News  /  1 Comment

Eve Gutman '15 and Dawit Habtemariam '15, among other marchers.

In the wake of President Dan Weiss’s announcement that he will be leaving Haverford College to lead the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Haverford has seen the creation of the Diversify the Presidency movement, which began as a collaborative effort between TIDE and Feminists United. The movement produced a petition which over 500 students and members of […]

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Environmental Groups Unite for “fESt”

By   /  April 20, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

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Additional reporting by Eve Gutman ’15  Photos by Graham Barrett ’15 Bi-Co environmental groups gathered in the Bryn Mawr room of the Dining Center on Friday for “fESt,” an environmental awareness festival hosted by the Tri-Co Environmental Studies Senior Capstone class. “Our vision was to create a space in which many groups and people could […]

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Founded on Funtensity, the Sneetches Clinch Conference Title

By   /  April 19, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

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Walk past Haverford’s Merion Field on any given weekday afternoon during the spring or fall and you will encounter flying discs, a stream of shouts and laughter, and forty-five women clad in bright shirts with big yellow birds on the front. This is “funtensity,” and the women who practice it every day proudly call themselves […]

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New Music and Arts House to Create a Space for Collaborative Creativity

By   /  April 12, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

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As Room Draw looms closer, a new community housing option called Music and Arts House is being offered in Apartment 50, which specifically encourages collaboration between students working on creative projects. “We’re seeking to create a place where musicians and people of other disciplines collaborate and meet and share work,” said Sam Mayer ‘18, one […]

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College Considers Sale of 710 College Avenue, Other Properties

By   /  April 12, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

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710 College Avenue’s days as a home for eleven Haverford students may be numbered. Martha Denney, Dean of the College, confirmed this week that the College is considering the sale of 710 as part of a long-term plan. Unoccupied faculty housing may also be sold. “As part of our long-term strategic plan, the College is […]

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Confronting Power Structures: a Quest to Diversify the Presidency

By   /  April 6, 2015  /  News  /  No Comments

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On Wednesday night, more than 70 community members crowded into Sharpless Auditorium to attend Confronting Power Structures at Haverford, a panel designed to educate students about race and gender representation within the leadership of the College. The panel was organized by Transformative Inclusive Diversity Engagement (TIDE) and Feminists United (FU), two Haverford student groups. The […]

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Out with the New, in with the Old: Haverford Selects Weiss’ Successor

By   /  March 31, 2015  /  News  /  1 Comment

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The Haverford College Board of Managers has announced a successful conclusion to its efforts to replace outgoing President Dan Weiss. Board Chair Howard Lutnick gave a short statement on the decision: “The Board considered many applicants for this position, including those originally rejected in 2012. After a long and very productive discussion, however, we have […]

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