The First Year Blog is back for the summer!

Lovely Class of 2019, Some of you might have graduated while others might still have a few weeks to go of high school, but I’m sure all of you are extremely excited to move on to a new stage in your lives. The entire Haverford community is awaiting your arrival (trust me, we’re really excited…

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Published:May 28, 2015 View Post

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Favorite Study Spots!

As we are wrapping up this year and everyone is finishing up their finals I thought it would be nice to see what everyone’s favorite study spots are. Here are a couple places that people enjoy studying: “My favorite spot is Zubrow Commons in the INSC because there are big tables to spread your stuff…

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Published:May 12, 2015 View Post

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Pinwheel Day!

With classes coming to a close for the spring semester, students were able to lounge outside and enjoy a long-standing tradition here at Haverford, Pinwheel Day! Pinwheel Day is a celebration of the spring season and the beautiful weather it brings! As the tradition stands, on a select spring day, the campus awakes to discover Founder’s Green…

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Published:April 29, 2015 View Post

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Life Skills Workshop: How to Adult

Ever wondered what it was like to be an actual adult? Paying for things with real money, worrying about taxes and health insurance. Today in the Bryn Mawr Room of the Dining Center, Lily Lavner ’07, Chloe Tucker ’07 and Franklyn Cantor ’12 sat down with some Fords, from freshmen to seniors, and tried to…

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Published:April 10, 2015 View Post

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You Haver-rived!: 19 Answers to the Question “Why Haverford?”

Hey again, Class of 2019! Before I actually begin, congratulations to the most recent admits to the Class of 2019!!! We are so excited that you’ve been admitted and really hope that you choose to join our community! Since I last touched base with you guys, we’ve returned from Spring Break and campus life has…

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Published:April 8, 2015 View Post

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Haverford Tweet Up! for the Class of 2019

Hey, Class of 2019! Congratulations again on your acceptance, and welcome to Haverford!! This was our response to hearing that you were admitted:     (Source: http://www.weddingwire.com/wedding-forums/im-just-so-freakin-excited/b25422dc27af678f.html) We know that you’re probably full of questions, and we’d love to help address those. To do that, the Admissions Office here at Haverford has arranged for a group of…

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Published:March 30, 2015 View Post

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An Abridged Dictionary of Haverford

Acronyms |ˈakrəˌnims| — The two to five letter abbreviations that Haverford makes liberal use of and all sound the same, serving to confuse students, parents, and friends alike (See: CP, PAF, UCA, HCO, AMA, CPGC, BSL, GIAC, KINSC, DC). AMA (Ambassador of Multicultural Affairs) — The person whose job it is to make you sure you talk about…

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Published:March 30, 2015 View Post

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Rufus Jones Etiquette Dinner and Other Events

Last week the Rufus M. Jones Leadership board hosted their annual etiquette dinner in the Faculty Room of the Dining Center. This year was the Indian etiquette dinner. Twenty-five students interested in impressing a potential employer (or their parents or a date!) signed up for the event and had the opportunity to learn Indian dining…

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Published:March 30, 2015 View Post

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A list of special meals for the spring semester!

As food being an important part of college life (everyone has heard about freshmen 15, right?), I guess some of you may be curious about the dining places in Haverford. At Haverford, every freshman is required to be on the full meal plan and thus our Dining Center becomes a place not only for food…

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Published:March 21, 2015 View Post

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Haverford Helps Habitat for Humanity!

Hello current and incoming first-years! Haverford’s spring break was this past week, and students participated in a variety of fun activities. Some went home to see family. Sports teams such as club crew and club ultimate frisbee trained in Florida and North Carolina. Other groups went on community service trips led by Eighth Dimension (8D),…

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Published:March 16, 2015 View Post

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