Ashley Jacobs, a former prisoner and Voice of Witness (VoW) narrator, gave an emotional and moving reading from the book “Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women’s Prisons.”
Haverford’s very own X-Students used their “superpowers” to start Magill LIbrary’s comic-book collection.
Mellon Creative Resident Katherine McCanless Ruffin, the Book Studies and Book Arts Program director at Wellesley College, spent a week on campus in February giving workshops and lectures on early papyrus making and letterpress printing, and talking about why making things matters.
Student group Fords Against Boredom sponsors an annual gingerbread house-making contest with a Valentines theme.
Students whirled through nine resolutions during spring Plenary last week, covering the honor council, alcohol policy and more, and passed eight of them in three hours.
Every year, the College’s Office of Stewardship hosts an event for recipients of endowed scholarships that gives them a chance to learn more about the funding they receive, how they were selected, and what it means for their time at Haverford and beyond.
What kind of person would collect deformed skulls and other oddities? A young, 19th century surgeon named Thomas Dent Mütter. Yes, that Mütter, as students heard from celebrated author Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz.
Over winter break, nine Haverford College juniors and seniors, got a fresh perspective on immigration through a weeklong Borderlands Field Study to Arizona and Mexico that included hiking part of the trail used by migrants.
Notice anything unusual about the Duck Pond? Yes, that’s a rare sight.
Students celebrated the month of love with giggles and gaiety at the Fords Against Boredom’s (FAB) annual — and much anticipated — Dating Game held Feb. 6 at the Dining Center.
This February Haverford is taking part in the Campus Conservation Nationals energy-reduction competition under the title “Do it in the Dark.”
Last weekend campus played host to the second annual Tri-Co Hackathon, a 48-hour event in which teams from the three colleges built web and mobile apps and created product prototypes with an emphasis on social justice and environmental impact.
On Jan. 23, Zoe Strauss: Sea Change opened at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery to a packed house of more than 400 people.
On the last day of classes, students in “Introduction to Probability and Statistics” presented posters depicting their hypothesis-testing projects on subjects such as “Which search engine does a better job of predicting your query: Google or Bing?”
Yesterday, in the middle of finals week, the Punt Pre-Vet Society hosted furry friends from Main Line Animal Rescue in the Old Gym to help soothe students frazzled by exams.
A teach-in on “Policing and Protest” was held Wednesday evening at Haverford for the Tri-Co community to share and discuss critical race issues highlighted once again by the recent killings of Michael Brown Jr. and Eric Garner by police officers.
Haverford and Bryn Mawr student-artists performed at the Bi-Co Bands and Songwriters event held last week in Lunt Basement.
Three Exhibitions: With and without Margaret Ralston Gest, a collection of three pop-up exhibits created by students enrolled in Visiting Assistant Professor John Muse’s course on “The Theory and practice of Exhibitions,” opened Friday night in Magill Library.