Category: News

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New Jersey Attorney General Chris Porrino Speaks at Haverford

On February 8, New Jersey Attorney General Chris Porrino shared his perspective on policing with students, faculty, and community members, who had gathered in Stokes Auditorium to hear his keynote address. The talk was part of a three-part series hosted by the College’s Community Conversations and Actionable Solutions (CCAS) initiative, which brings in speakers to discus ...
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Lion (2016) Review

NOW SHOWING AT THE BRYN MAWR FILM INSTITUTE: Nominated for six Academy Awards, this multi-lingual, intercontinental story may certainly be the year’s most effective—and certainly heart-rending—cinematic depiction of placelessness, all surrounding a single man on his journey home. Rating: 4/4 Another Look at the Best—and Less So—of 2016 Series Description: While t ...
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College Establishes New Queer-designated Housing Option

In an effort to establish more inclusive housing options for queer and trans students, Residential Life has introduced a new housing option for the 2017-2018 Fall semester called QHouse. QHouse will be an intentional living space for LGBTQ students and allies, and marks what some community members believe will be an important step toward institutional recognition of the ne ...
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Mixed Reactions after Immigration Panel

On Monday, February 6 at 6:30pm, students, faculty, and community members from the Tri-Co packed into Stokes Auditorium for an Immigration Information Panel and Discussion. The panel was organized by Provost Fran Blase, and finalized quickly due to the recent Executive Orders surrounding immigration signed by President Trump. She emphasized in her opening remarks that “[ ...
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Renovated Dining Center Basement Provides New Student Social Space

On February 3rd at 4 pm, President Kim Benston marked the grand opening of the newly renovated Dining Center (DC) basement by cutting the red ribbon. The renovation, which started in fall 2016, aimed to make the basement more appealing and usable for students. The space now has a movie theater and new Blackbox theater, meeting rooms for clubs, an office for Student Activit ...
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A Call for Justice

Our series continues with an exploration of Haverford student experiences phonebanking. The Clerk's Katie Rodgers decided to participate and see first hand how Haverfordians have been making change.  Haverford students have started phoning in for justice. An unaffiliated group of students have held phone banks  this fall semester for protesting the Dakota Access Pipelin ...
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Haverford Students Among Hundreds of Thousands at Women’s March on Washington

The first piece of our series explores Haverford student experiences at the Women's March on Washington. The Clerk's Associate Editor, Ellen Schoder was a participant, and on-site covering the march.   Less than 24 hours after Trump was sworn in as President, students made their way from Haverford to Washington, D.C. to take part in the Women’s March on Washington. For ...
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Introducing Ford in Focus

Part of our vision for the Clerk is to publish in-depth series discussing various issues on campus. We plan to publish focused, theme-based series once a month in what we're calling Ford in Focus. In light of the presidential inauguration, this month’s series focuses on activism at Haverford. Throughout the week, we will release news, features, and opinion articles, as w ...
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Haverford’s Andy Warhol Collection Spectacularly Unveiled

It’s not everyday you walk into a Haverford academic building and stumble across internationally acclaimed artwork, but sure enough, propped up against the wall of The Atrium Gallery in the Marshall Fine Arts Center sit dozens of Andy Warhol's Pop Art prints. Over the past eight years, seven of the iconic Marilyn Monroe prints, one Grace Kelly image, and eight of the Flo ...