Tagged: Class of 2018

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A Closer Look at the Class of 2018

Graphics by Cormac Rada '17 and Ben Horwitz '17. As the freshman class of 2018 experienced its first ever month of college, The Clerk sent them all a twenty-four question online survey. Of the 340 students in the class of 2018, 100 students responded. Outlined below are their backgrounds, prior experiences, and hopes for the next four years to come. BACKGROUND The responde ...
Class of 2018 Largest and Most Geographically Diverse Freshman Class in School’s History 0

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

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 335 students, but in order to balance o ...
Guest Editorial: UCAs and Alcohol 0

Guest Editorial: UCAs and Alcohol

As a UCA for the class of 2018, if you had asked me a week ago for my opinion on Dean Martinez’s changes with UCAs and alcohol, I would have vehemently disagreed with him. I have softened my position since then, because I have heard him clarify a number of aspects of the policy. He has indicated that his only concern is keeping the UCAs from assuming criminal liability b ...
Haverford Students Respond to UCA Issue 4

Haverford Students Respond to UCA Issue

On April 6, 2014, Dean for First Year Students Michael Martinez announced to the UCAs for the class of 2018 that providing alcohol to their freshmen will have defined punitive consequences. On April 11, a camera crew from The Haverford Clerk asked students on campus about their opinions on the matter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-XbiiRXzV0&feature=youtu.be Filmed ...
Consequences Announced for Alcohol-Providing UCAs 0

Consequences Announced for Alcohol-Providing UCAs

On April 6 at the Customs Retreat, Dean of First-Year Students Michael Martinez announced that if Upper Class Advisors (UCA) provide alcohol to their freshmen, they will be stripped of their roles and removed from their freshmen halls. While many students have objected to this as a change in policy, Dean Martinez said that is not the case. “It has always been expected th ...
“No Providing” Policy for UCAs is an Administrative Cop-Out 6

“No Providing” Policy for UCAs is an Administrative Cop-Out

Students are concerned about potential changes to the Customs program after the new First-Year Dean Michael Martinez announced last Sunday during a training session that Upper Class Advisers (UCAs) will be kicked out of their Customs housing if they purchase or provide alcohol for their group.  According to incoming UCAs, Martinez made it clear in interviews for the posit ...