Papyrus: Learning an Ancient Art

Papyrus: Learning an Ancient Art

Mellon Creative Resident and Director of Book Arts at Wellesley College Katherine Ruffin leads a Papyrus Workshop in Ryan Gymnasium. Ruffin talks about different materials used for writing during the papyrus-making workshop. Associate Professor of English Laura...
How Sweet Is the FAB LoveShack 2015?

How Sweet Is the FAB LoveShack 2015?

  On Friday, I had the honor of running once again the LoveShack, a truly Haverfordian tradition that Fords Against Boredom (FAB) sponsors. The idea is simple. We provide graham crackers (instead of the traditional gingerbread), icing, and a myriad of different...
Spring Plenary: Honor Code, Gender, and Cookies

Spring Plenary: Honor Code, Gender, and Cookies

Last week, groups of Fords trudged along with their blankets, pillows, snacks, and homework to attend the annual spring Plenary, Haverford’s bi-annual tradition held in the GIAC’s Calvin Gooding Arena. Students whirled through nine resolutions, covering the...
Revealing the Oddly Human Side of Mütter’s Founder

Revealing the Oddly Human Side of Mütter’s Founder

Author Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz with her new book, Dr. Mütter’s Marvels A woman with a horn growing out of her head. A tumor removed from Grover Cleveland’s mouth. The body of the Soap Lady, so called because her remains are encased in a rare fatty...
Haverford Students Journey to the Borderlands

Haverford Students Journey to the Borderlands

Over winter break, nine Haverford College juniors and seniors, got a fresh perspective on immigration through a weeklong Borderlands Field Study to Arizona and Mexico. Now in its third year, the collaboration between Haverford’s Center for Peace and Global Citizenship...