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We Are the 7%: Conservative Students and Stigmatized Discourse at Haverford

David King '20 contributed to this article. This article is part of a Clerk Special Edition on politics, free speech, and the election at Haverford. We will be posting a new article every day this week. Trust, concern, and respect are the fundamental values upon which the Haverford community is based. But for many of the 7% of students who are registered Republicans and th ...
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Results of CAPS Survey Generally Positive, but Raise Some Concerns

This article is the second installment of a series on student mental well-being. The first installment, about discussing grades and stress, can be found here. The full results of the CAPS survey can be found here. Last week, The Clerk sent a survey to the student body about their experiences with Haverford’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Although The Cler ...
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The Real Purpose of Learning: Why Haverford Should Change the Way it Grades

Additional reporting by Marcelo Jauregui-Volpe This article is the second in The Clerk’s “Grades Series.” In this installment, we explore how the current system of numerical grading is flawed. Prior to this article, The Clerk sent out an anonymous, self-selected survey about grading at Haverford. Over 300 students responded. GPA is a measurement that is often associa ...
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Sexual Assault Climate Survey Results Generally Positive, but There’s Still Work to Be Done

Last week, the administration announced the results of the Sexual Assault Climate Survey. The survey polled sophomores, juniors, and seniors about their thoughts on sexual misconduct at Haverford. 57 other colleges and universities participated in the survey through the Higher Education Data Sharing consortium (HEDS), the organization that created the survey. “It is clea ...
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End the Apathy: The Honor Code and the DC

As is reaffirmed every year, the Haverford Honor Code purports to exert influence over various dimensions of campus life, from the social to the academic. While it may be difficult to measure our adherence to it in the realm of academic dishonesty, there are other areas that are more readily observable and open to observation. Every year, the Dining Center suffers signific ...
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A Closer Look at the Class of 2018

Graphics by Cormac Rada '17 and Ben Horwitz '17. As the freshman class of 2018 experienced its first ever month of college, The Clerk sent them all a twenty-four question online survey. Of the 340 students in the class of 2018, 100 students responded. Outlined below are their backgrounds, prior experiences, and hopes for the next four years to come. BACKGROUND The responde ...