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Haverford Joins List of Colleges to Ban Hoverboards

In response to a cautionary statement from the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission on hoverboard-related fires, Haverford has decided to prohibit the “use, storage, and possession of” hoverboards on campus. Executive Director of Campus Safety Tom King sent out an email to all students January 15 referencing the CPSC report, noting that any other “electr ...
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Duck Pond Dangers Await Prospective Swimmers

Although swimming in the Duck Pond is one of several “unofficial graduation requirements” presented to incoming freshmen during Customs Week, students are cautioned to stay away. A broken aerator, a new rebar, a long overdue dredging, and increased numbers of snapping turtles and aggressive geese mean that a dip in the Duck Pond is more dangerous than usual. “I would ...