Happy Birthday, Chevy! About that Cow…?

This has been a big week for Cornelius Crane Chase (aka Chevy) ex-’66. He celebrates his 66th birthday today. Also, Chevy appeared earlier in the week on The Today Show and told host Meredith Vieira that he had been expelled from Haverford for having a cow in...

Ahmad-Taylor ’90 Feeds Fan Sports Hunger with FanFeedr

Multi-media maven and  multi-talented alum Ty Ahmad-Taylor ’90 has made many sports world waves in the last few months with his creation “FanFeedr.” No, FanFeedr is not a way to get the hot dogs to the fans faster; what it is is “a real-time...

In Memoriam: Tommy Ryan ’46

Thomas J. Ryan ’46 passed away peacefully in Hillsborough, CA, on Sept. 23 at 84. His family noted that in lieu of flowers or donations, an act of kindness to someone in need would be what Tommy would have wanted. No one who knew Tommy through his Haverford...

Farley ’77, NYC Boss Doc, Seeks to Ban Butts, Mash Couch Potatoes

Tom Farley ’77, aka Dr. Thomas A. Farley, M.D., M.P.H., Tulane, appointed New York City Health Commissioner by Mayor Michael Bloomberg on May 18, already has implemented an ambitious agenda—and, as one would expect, has no shortage of critics. One of the legion of...

Shiver Me Timbers: Dave Barry Talks Like a Pirate

Avast, me hearties! I’ll probably have to walk the plank since this comes a bit late, but for those of you who observed International Talk Like a Pirate Day this past weekend (along with Rosh Hashanah and/or Eid al-Fitr) I was positive you wanted to know that Dave...