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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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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

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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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