Eating on Campus: The DC, The Coop, and Lunt Cafe

  This is the Dining Center, or more commonly known as the DC. As a first-year, you will eat most, if not all, of your meals in this building. If you live in the apartments, you may be more inclined to cook, saving you a relatively lengthy walk, but even first-years living in the apartments…

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Published:April 8, 2016 View Post

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April 1st KINSC decoration

One of my favorite traditions at Haverford is the decoration of the Marian E. Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC) on April 1st. Students from the science and math department stay up late the day before and do themed decorations. See If you can guess the themes. This year’s decorations:          …

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Published:April 3, 2016 View Post

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Club Sports

Spring Break was the most intense week of relaxation I’ve ever had. As a member of the Haverford women’s ultimate team, the Sneetches, I traveled to Nag’s Head, North Carolina for a week of training, bonding, and fun. We practiced four to six hours each day (which I always followed with a one to two…

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Published:March 30, 2016 View Post

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A Haverford Alternative Spring Break Trip

Hey everyone! This blog post will talk about one of the programs that Haverford students had the option of participating in over Spring Break. Two of us (Carol Lee and Sophie) went to New York with the AIDS Service Network to volunteer with the Gay Men’s Health Crisis. GMHC is a non-profit organization that works…

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Published:March 19, 2016 View Post

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Tri-College Summer Institute

      What is the Tri-Co Summer Institute? The Tri-College Summer Institute is a week-long orientation program hosted by the Haverford, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Consortium that discusses identity, equity, social justice, power and privilege. This  program, which is open to all first-year students, provides 60 participants with the opportunity to learn about, and…

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Published:March 4, 2016 View Post

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The Top 10 HC Buildings You’ll Need to Know As a First-Year (other than where your classes are)

Most of you have been on Haverford’s campus, either for a tour or simply to walk around on your own. Some of you live further away and have not been able to visit in person. Even for those of you who visited, you’re probably wondering what Haverford is like, what the important buildings are, and…

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Published:February 27, 2016 View Post

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Academic Life at Haverford

Even though you may have other things on your mind as you start the transition into college, it’s important to keep in mind that you’re going to college to learn and Haverford is a world-class academic institution. This post will fill you in on academic life at Haverford from my perspective as a first-year student!…

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Published:February 19, 2016 View Post

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Welcome Class of 2020!!

Hello Class of 2020! First of all, the entire First Year Dean’s Council would love to congratulate you all on your acceptance to Haverford! Since so far all of you admitted are E.D. applicants, we know you’ll be here in the fall, and we can’t wait! The First Year Dean’s Council is a group of…

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Published:February 4, 2016 View Post

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Helpful Information for Internationals!

Hi everyone! My name is Olivia and I am an international student from Lima, Peru. For those of you coming from other countries, as well as from Hawaii, Alaska or Puerto Rico, you will most likely be on campus before anyone else for International Students Orientation, or ISO for short. What to expect: When you…

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Published:August 9, 2015 View Post

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Decorating your room – with pictures and tips!

By now I’m sure some of you have started packing for Haverford, while others are planning to leave it to the last minute. But no matter where you are in your packing, you should definitely give some thought to how you want to decorate your room. Now of course you don’t have to decorate your…

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Published:July 29, 2015 View Post

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