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First-Years React to Plenary

Members of the Financial Aid Resolution, featuring Chris Pence '18 (foreground). Photo courtesy of Kate Silber '20. On October 8, Fall Plenary took place. During it, two resolutions were presented, debated, and ultimately passed. However, this plenary had many unique aspects to it and perhaps most noteworthy were the difficulty of reaching and maintaining quorum and the #A ...
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Plenary Wrap-Up

Plenary featured a new layout inside the GIAC.  Photo courtesy of Kate Silber '20.  On October 8th, the Fall Plenary session passed two resolutions after much deliberation. Students’ Council provided packets in digital format this year, so the initial resolutions can be found in the emails that were sent out, but  there were some amendments and challenges that occurr ...
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Planned Protest at Plenary Seeks to Prevent Quorum

On Sunday, October 8, there will be a protest of the Social Code by various affinity groups under the united moniker #AllStrugglesOneCode. The intentionally amorphous group aims to block quorum by sitting outside of the GIAC, or not showing up at all. The group sent out a document that outlined the reasons for this protest, and listed their demands. “There were a couple ...
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A New Holiday

On the fourth Monday of every year, U.S. citizens celebrate President’s Day, but this year many renamed the holiday and participated in ‘Not My President’s Day’ rallies. This ‘not my president’ sentiment has reverberated throughout the nation since Trump’s unexpected win in November, though it is difficult to discern what people mean when they echo the phrase ...
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Activism at Haverford: A Brief History

For the most part, the majority of activism which Haverford students have taken part in is deeply entrenched in the school’s Quaker roots.  Looking through the archives of Haverford history found in Special Collections, which includes pictures from most decades of the 20th century, Haverford students seem to have engaged prominently in anti-war protests, a form of activ ...
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Popping the HaverBubble

Opinion Editor Andrew Eaddy breaks down the misconception of the HaverBubble in the context of activism. In the wake of the election, students on campus have responded in a bevy of ways. Some have turned to pen and paper in an effort to share their thoughts in written form. Others have been more vocal, speaking out at events on their discontent with the state of affairs in ...
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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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Protests end as USGA, labor unions reach settlement

The giant inflatable rat at the edge of the Nature Trail is no longer, after negotiations between local trade unions and the United States Golf Association (USGA) ended in agreement. The rat has symbolized the discontent of the local carpenters' and stage hands' labor unions, who began protesting the USGA near Featherbed Field on March 25. Protestors lined the lower secti ...