Tagged: Michael Martinez

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 ...
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Humans vs. Zombies Game Sweeps Campus

  It’s a 'Ford-eat-'Ford world out there. Nearly 190 Haverford community members signed up last Tuesday to play Humans vs. Zombies (HvZ), a live-action game of moderated tag, played at college campuses across the country, where zombies and humans both fight to stay alive. The game, organized by Fords Against Boredom (FAB) and residents of the nerd-themed Yarnall hou ...