Author Archives: Greg Kannerstein '63

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Baker Book Earns Raves in Times

….and elsewhere as well. The Anthologist, latest novel from Nicholson Baker ’79, is drawing plaudits on all sides, including the two below from the daily and Sunday New Y0rk Times, which also will show you what Nick looks like these … Continue reading

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Ford Faces Down Harvard Med Gag Policy

Talk about speaking truth to power….Haverford grad Nate Favini ’05 took on the administration of Harvard Medical School, where he is chair of the Student Council Advisory Board, last week and came out on top. Nate, a former Students’ Council … Continue reading

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Writer Nick Baker to Speak Thurs. Sept. 10th in Phila.

We wouldn’t any Haverfordians to miss the chance to hear renowned author Nicholson Baker ’79, who speaks at Philadelphia’s Free Library tonight (Thursday, Sept. 10), so check out this story from today’s Philadelphia Inquirer and get down to 1901 Vine … Continue reading

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Alum Employees Play Major Role at Haverford

When I was a senior shortly after the Civil War, a friend of mine said, “Maybe someday you’ll come back and work here.”  I told him that was the last thing I’d ever do.  I should have known better–and that’s … Continue reading

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Ford Fights Swine Flu Outbreak

Haverford alums showed up in all kinds of places last week, many of which were spotlighted by The New York Times and other newspapers. Dr. Richard P. Wenzel ’61, chairman of internal medicine at Virginia Commonwealth U’s medical school and … Continue reading

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