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A Reflection on Black History Month

Photo by Dexter Coen Gilbert '21 It is hard to believe that it is March 3 and the month of February has already passed. A couple of weeks ago, Bryn Mawr College invited Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum as the distinguished visitor for Black History Month. Tatum is the author of highly acclaimed book Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?:And Other Conversati ...
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Students and Admin React to Parkland Shooting

In the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting, which occurred on Valentine’s Day, there has been both immense support for those affected by the tragedy, and also great effort put towards improving issues related to gun control in this country. One such effort is a National School Walkout taking place on April 20, which some Haverford students will be participating in. †...
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Cole’s Culture Corner | The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water: B This article contains mild plot details. Guillermo Del Toro has, throughout his career, made films with premises that, if made by anyone else, would become steaming piles of sh*t, the kinds of films you would ironically watch late at night with your drunk friends and laugh at the ridiculous plotting and nonsensical characters (his 2013 film Pacific Ri ...
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Haverford Students Celebrate Eagles’ Super Bowl Victory

Like most of the country on February 4, many Haverford students found themselves glued to their screens as they watched the Super Bowl. This year’s game was especially exciting for Eagles fans on campus, who saw the team defeat the Patriots 41-33, and went into Philadelphia to take part in the celebrations.   This was the first time that the Eagles had ever won the Supe ...
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Plenary Round-up

By Claudia Nguyen and Ellen Schoder Photo by Dexter Coen Gilbert '21 Spring Plenary was swift this year, taking less than two hours. The event officially began at 2 p.m. on Sunday, quorum was reached approximately 50 minutes later, and the event ended shortly before 4 p.m. Despite its short duration, there was still plenty of discussion. The JSAAPP resolution The only reso ...
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Plenary Preview: The JSAAPP Resolution

Trigger Warning: This article includes discussion about rape culture and consent At this semester’s Plenary, students will only hear one resolution: a proposed amendment to the alcohol policy that will add language about rape culture. The resolution states that perpetrators of sexual violence are accountable for their actions, “including even when they and/or the survi ...
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Searching for “Haverstalk”: Update on Haverford’s Directory

To the dismay of many students on Haverford’s campus this year, the Haverford Directory search feature, fondly known as “Haverstalk,” was significantly altered. While students could once search the name of a fellow student and subsequently gain access to their room number, phone number, and other personal details, all that shows today are a name, an email, and a clas ...
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Cole’s Culture Corner | Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name: A This article contains plot details. Mid-way through Luca Guadagnino’s new film ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ adapted from AndrĂ© Aciman’s book of the same name, a college professor, Mr. Perlman (Michael Stuhlbarg) takes his son Elio (TomothĂ© Chalamet) and his grad student Oliver (Armie Hammer) on a trip to the beach to see an archeological find ...
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Do it in the Dark Competition to Begin on February 17

The fifth Do it in the Dark contest, organized by the Committee for Environmental Responsibility (CER), will take place this year from February 17 to March 9.  The annual competition, in which dorms compete against one another to reduce electricity consumption, is part of a national initiative by Campus Conservation Nationals, a program dedicated to reducing energy consum ...