Category Archives: News & Updates

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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April Fool’s Day 2014 in the KINSC

As is tradition, science students covered the KINSC with homemade decorations in celebration of April Fool’s Day. Each department picked a theme and festooned their segment of the science building with on-theme flourishes, streamers, and trimmings. Continue reading

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Black Squirrels vs. Fords? Who Are We?

Many of our teams are officially known as the Fords, but with black squirrels on every t-shirt and mug on campus we’re often asked, “Which is it? Ford or Squirrel?” We now have a definitive answer. 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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Art and Anarchism in the CFG

The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery just opened its latest show, if I can’t dance to it, it’s not my revolution, which takes its name from a quote by early 20th century activist Emma Goldman and explores anarchism through the arts. 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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Moroccan Artists on Campus as Mellon Creative Residents

  An “open studio” event last week offered a glimpse of the work of Mohamed El Baz and also gave the Haverford community the chance to meet sculptor Mohamed El Baz. The two Moroccan artists are on campus as part … 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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A Young Star of Big Data

Physicist Aaron Clauset ’01 came to Haverford last week as part of the Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series to talk about his work searching for mathematical patterns in vast seas of data. Clauset’s lecture was titled “Estimating the Historical and … Continue reading

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