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,...

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 green (as I type, Coldplay) and a...

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...

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 weighed...

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 “probably the...