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College Establishes New Queer-designated Housing Option

In an effort to establish more inclusive housing options for queer and trans students, Residential Life has introduced a new housing option for the 2017-2018 Fall semester called QHouse. QHouse will be an intentional living space for LGBTQ students and allies, and marks what some community members believe will be an important step toward institutional recognition of the ne ...
Students’ Council Approves Five Facilities Fund Projects, Creation of Asian American Resource Center 0

Students’ Council Approves Five Facilities Fund Projects, Creation of Asian American Resource Center

Every year, the Haverford Facilities Department devotes $25,000 towards student projects. Past projects have included the Lunt student lounge and revamping the Makerspace. Students who wish to utilize this fund can apply by discussing their projects with Facilities, Students’ Council (SC), the Dean’s Office, and other relevant members of the community and then submitti ...
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Jamnesty with Amnesty

On November 13th, Haverford students performed songs and poetry about peace and justice issues in Lunt basement as part of Jamnesty, an open mic Amnesty International event. Leah Hollander, the head of Haverford’s Amnesty International and the organizer of Jamnesty, was pleased to finally have this event launched. “Jamnesty is an event that I have been trying to get of ...
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Dan Savage: To Protest or Not to Protest?

Dan Savage, Haverford’s featured speaker for the fall semester, was named 2013 Humanist of the Year, created an internationally-syndicated and award-winning sex column, Savage Love, that discusses queer relationships and sex positivity, and co-created the It Gets Better Project to help prevent suicide among LGBTQ+ youth. He is, one might assume, the perfect speaker to ho ...
We’re here! Some of us are queer! 1

We’re here! Some of us are queer!

On the whole, this year’s Pride Week was a success. There were people at all of our events. We managed to get a wide array of speakers who facilitated some of the best conversations about gender and sexual orientation that I’ve ever had.  Most importantly, we created spaces for people to be themselves and be part of a supportive community. However, I cannot escape the ...