Author Archives: Chris Mills '82

Commencement 2011!

A live blog of the College’s 2011 Commencement ceremony. Continue reading

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Commencement 2011

On Sunday, May 15th, two hundred ninety-nine students will receive their diplomas and become alumni of Haverford College. We invite you to join us — virtually — on the College’s website where you can follow every exciting moment of Commencement Day as we report it to you live on the homepage. Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season For Lloyd Lights

Coming soon to a Lloyd Hall entryway near you:  the annual competition for best holiday light display.  The guys in 10 were among the first to decorate:

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Sundials at Haverford

Darin Hayton, Assistant Professor of the History of Science, has authored a blog entry for the Philadelphia Area Center for the History of Science about the many sundials we have on campus.

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Welcome, Class of ’14!

Freshman have moved in and Customs Week is underway.  It’s our distinct pleasure to introduce you to the newest Fords! First, some numbers: 99% of you were in the top 20% of your class 94% of you were in the … Continue reading

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Commencement 2010

Commencement 2010 is underway! Depending on your perspective, you could say that preparations began “early today” or “earlier this year” or “four years ago”.  But in the narrow sense, the day begins with a 6 am confab about weather, and … Continue reading

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Haverfest !

The FESTivities are underway outside Founders Hall.  So far, no sightings of the giant sumo costumes, though that carney fave “The Zipper” is said to be headed our way! This is a new one:  The Wrecking Ball: Music on the … Continue reading

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What’s It Like To Live At Dave Barry’s House?

The New York Times wanted to know, so they paid a visit to Dave’s house in Coral Gables.  The Class of ’69er has a new book, “I’ll Mature When I’m Dead: Dave Barry’s Amazing Tales of Adulthood.”

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Pinwheels and Clotheslines

Founders Green is hosting two annual traditions this week.  On the whimsical side, Pinwheel Day celebrates spring with spinning color — and the day couldn’t have been more accommodating.  (In the past, there have been days when the pinwheels are … Continue reading

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Robert Klein, HBO and Haverford

Random fun fact.  So it turns out that HBO’s very first comedy special was taped at Haverford, first semester 1975.  The BiCo News reviewed Klein’s performance — part of which you can see on youtube — and described him as … Continue reading

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