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Keeping Things Clear: A Call for Transparency, Honesty, and Accountability

Every successful relationship requires open and honest communication. This same concept applies for the bond between the Haverford student body and decision-making making bodies on campus, including the administration, Students’ Council, and Honor Council. Haverford prides itself on the concepts of mutual trust, concern, and respect, which inherently necessitates transpa ...
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Do You Know Your Representatives? The Faces of Students’ Council and Honor Council

A total of thirty-nine elected representatives make up Haverford College’s Students’ Council and Honor Council. Earlier this month, editors from the Clerk sat in the lobby of the Dining Center to ask passing students if they could name just five: their class representative in Students’ Council and their four class representatives in Honor Council. Many students could ...
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Potential Theft at Lunt Cafe Raises Questions of Funding, Accountability

By Ellen Schoder '19 and Maurice Rippel '19.  In light of recent conversations about student accountability, many club representatives have had to reevaluate their roles regarding club spending. Now, an improper taking of about $200 at Lunt Cafe– with suspicions of over $1000 more missing – has thrown Students’ Council (SC) and Honor Council to the forefront of this ...
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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Havertivity App Brings New Communications System to Haverford

On March 16, Students’ Council and the Student Activities Office (SAO) released Havertivity, an app for student events and activities, to club leaders. The following day, they released the app to the student body. “We’re really hoping it makes communication and collaboration and advertisement on campus much easier,” said Michael Elias, Director of Student Activitie ...
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Three out of Four Resolutions Pass at Spring 2016 Plenary

Plenary reached quorum at around 6:15 p.m. and held throughout the night, approximately three hours later. All three original resolutions had points of contention, but the largest drama of the night came when students voted to split Resolution #3 into two separate resolutions, an unprecedented move in recent Plenary history. Three of the four new resolutions passed, and vo ...
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Where are the Seniors in Student Government?

Earlier this semester, Students’ Council (SC) ran elections for various positions within SC, Honor Council, and the Joint Student-Administration Alcohol Policy Panel (JSAAPP). Missing from the ballot were nominees for SC Senior Representative and JSAAPP Senior Representative. Although these positions remained vacant in the first round of elections, Hunter Sentner ’16 w ...
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$25,000 Facilities Fund Split Between Three Proposals

This weekend, Students’ Council reached consensus on the Facilities Fund, a $25,000 stipend granted by the Facilities department at the college to improve a student space on campus. This year the fund will be split among three submitted proposals presented by 1) the college’s robotic group, Haverford Robotics, 2) Rachael Garnick and 3) the Residential Life Committee. T ...
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How Do Students Get News on Campus, and Why Does No One Read It?

Written by Ben Horwitz '17 and Marcelo Jauregui-Volpe '18. Data for Graphics generously provided by Haverford Students Council. By virtue of its vibrant and active community environment, Haverford hosts a myriad of events. From academic teas, house parties, FUCS shows, to Donuts with Dan, students are constantly organizing activities and staying active.  However, the me ...
With Club Sports Costs Rising, Students’ Council Seeks Alternatives 0

With Club Sports Costs Rising, Students’ Council Seeks Alternatives

As costs for club sports go up, Haverford’s Students’ Council is looking for alternative possibilities for funding. Budgeting for club sports currently falls largely under SC, with some support from the Student Activities office. According to Students’ Council co-secretaries Brie Groh ’15 and Jack Hassler ’15, costs for separate club sports differ greatly, especi ...