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An Open Letter on This Election from the Alliance of Latin American Students

The Alliance of Latin American Students at Haverford College has traditionally been a place for students to come together to explore complex issues, find support with others, and celebrate moments of success. Although the issues we discuss are commonly facilitated within the context of our own group setting, the Alliance of Latin American Students’ Board feels that it is ...
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Please Diversify Your Syllabi: An Open Letter to Professors

Dear Professors, As you begin to finalize syllabi for your fall courses, I ask you to take a few minutes to do the following: tally up the number of authors you will be assigning that identify as white, and the number that identify as people of color. Do the same for gender identification. Then, I ask that you print these numbers (perhaps as percentages or in a short state ...
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An Open Letter from President Kim Benston on Haverford’s Finances and Need-Blind Admissions

This letter is a response by Haverford's President Kim Benston to concerns raised in an opinion piece arguing against ending need-blind admissions. The original article, "Why We Need Need-Blind" can be found here. In the aftermath of a joyous Commencement day, the campus turns in anticipation toward Alumni Weekend and then another busy summer of scholarly collaboration bet ...