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Anna Bialek Lecture Challenges Community Attitudes Towards Sexual Assault

During the month of November, students have been thinking about sexuality on campus through the month-long Sexvember event hosted by the Women*s Center. Sexvember has mostly focused on sex positivity, but students have also grappled with the more troubling side of sexual relationships. Last week, Anna Bialek, a professor of Religion at Washington University, came to speak ...
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NPR Quiz Show “Ask Me Another” to Tape at Haverford

In less than a week, students, faculty, and staff may be answering some very tough questions. But this time the questions won’t be on a test or in a class – they will be part of NPR’s trivia game show, “Ask Me Another.” On November 4, NPR will tape “Ask Me Another” in Marshall Auditorium. Michael Elias, Director of Student Activities, said that hosting the ev ...
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Shaun King, #BlackLivesMatter Activist, Speaks at Haverford

After Shaun King’s talk on Wednesday night, students rushed to the front of Founders Great Hall to get a souvenir of the event: a selfie with the prominent #BlackLivesMatter figure and social media genius himself. “By using social media to highlight, amplify, and discuss news of police brutality, racial discrimination, and other civil rights issues, King has become an ...
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Eddie Glaude Visits Haverford to Discuss Race and Democracy

On October 5th, students from Haverford and beyond came to Chase Auditorium to listen to Eddie Glaude, the Chair of the Department of African American Studies and the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University, speak. Glaude was invited by Professor Terrance Wiley, Professor of Religion and Africana Studies, and Coordinator of ...
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Is Effective Altruism Really Effective?

Coming out of the Peter Singer talk last week, audience members were abuzz at Founders Hall. Impassioned voices of frustration, anger, and incredulity were prevalent as students discussed Singer’s presentation, “The Most Good You Can Do,” which outlined his controversial perspective. Singer is moral philosopher and Princeton professor best known for his role in Effec ...