Stars, Constellations, and Telescopes

Stars, Constellations, and Telescopes

A roomful of students and community residents joined the Department of Physics and Astronomy for Public Observing at the Strawbridge Observatory, held for the second time this semester on March 21. A talk on constellations, given by Sarah Betti ’17, preceded guided...
The “Mad Science” of Spring Formal 2015

The “Mad Science” of Spring Formal 2015

  This year, Student Events Committee brought back an old tradition: The Spring Formal. Historically, the second semester version of the Fall’s Snowball, the Formal provides an opportunity for students to get dressed-up in their finest and show off their...
Learning to Think at the New Philosophers’ Club

Learning to Think at the New Philosophers’ Club

For a number of Haverford students, philosophy isn’t just a course they sign up for. It’s something they do—on a Friday night, over pizza. Long into the night, the members of The New Philosophers’ Club have fun discussing philosophical ideas and learning...
Top 10 Reasons to Ratify the Honor Code

Top 10 Reasons to Ratify the Honor Code

The Honor Code is an intrinsic part of the academic and social lives of every student at Haverford. It was originally suggested in 1896, though it only pertained to test taking at the time. Through the first half of the 20th century, the Honor Code expanded to govern...
Cremations, Cane Rushes and Other Ford Traditions

Cremations, Cane Rushes and Other Ford Traditions

One of the giant spoons awarded to the most “Haverfordian.” Haverford College Archivist Krista Oldham shares photographs, documents, and other materials about traditions that brought students together as Fords. Attendees of the presentation...
Stepping to the Blues

Stepping to the Blues

Julia Lin (left) dances with Anna Saum ’18 during a Blues Club meeting in Ryan Gymnasium. Blues Club founder Chris Pence ’18 (center) watches members practice a new step in Ryan Gymnasium. Dancing at the Blues Club meeting in Ryan Gymnasium. As Stevie Ray...