Author Archives: Kelsey Ryan

Dancing on Campus

Friday night was a big night for dance, as Haverford hosted two fantastic events on campus on April 4. The Haverford Folk Club sponsored a Tri-College Contra Dance in Ryan Gymnasium. The event featured student band The Cellar Doors and … Continue reading

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An Evening with Jose Antonio Vargas

How do you define what it means to be “American”? Jose Antonio Vargas, the Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, filmmaker, and outspoken immigration activist, visited Haverford last Friday, March 21, as this semester’s featured speaker. Vargas, who penned the critically acclaimed 2011 … Continue reading

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French Friends

When the Haverford College International Council met in Paris last week, among the special guests at the opening dinner were four members of the Institut de France, and the chancellor of the Institut, Gabriel de Broglie. Continue reading

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Iron Chef, Dining Center Edition

  Dinner hour at the Dining Center saw a lively addition to the usual fare last Friday when Fords Against Boredom hosted this year’s DC Edition of Iron Chef, a cooking competition whose participants could only use ingredients they could … Continue reading

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A Cappella Mid-Semester Show

It’s that time of the semester again: a cappella groups are teaming up and singing out! Last Friday night (2/28), campus groups the Oxford Blues and the Ford S-Chords partnered to present their Spring Mid-Semester Show. The standing-room-only performance, which … Continue reading

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Mara Wilson Asks “What Are You Afraid Of?”

“What Are You Afraid Of?” was the question of the evening, as well as the title of the show that actress/storyteller Mara Wilson brought to Haverford last week.  The popular event, hosted by students, with support from the Hurford Center … Continue reading

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Love Shack

This Valentine’s Day, Haverford students got crafty. Fords Against Boredom (FAB), an organization that coordinates free student events on and off campus, hosted their annual Love Shack gathering last Friday (2/14) in Ryan Gym. Provided with graham crackers, candy of … Continue reading

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Scholarship Student Luncheon: Building Lifelong Relationships

During the annual luncheon held this year on Wednesday, February 12th, in the Dining Center, a packed room of scholarship recipients were celebrated with pizza, salad, and the locally-famous Hope’s Cookies. Students got the chance to mingle and share their … Continue reading

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Tri-Co Hackathon Photo Gallery

In January, the Tri-College Consortium held its first Hackathon, a weekend-long computer science contest in which teams of students develop web applications. At the end of the competition, teams delivered presentations about their projects to a panel of judges, all … Continue reading

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Chinese Culture Dinner and Dining Etiquette Workshop

Among the aims of the Rufus M. Jones Institute for Leadership is to help Haverford students “build the necessary skills, knowledge, and understanding to become positive change agents in our increasingly global society.” Earlier this month, the organization put the … Continue reading

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