Where They're Headed

A blog series reporting on the post-Haverford plans of members of the Class of 2014.


What They Learned

A series exploring the thesis work of members of the Class of 2014. 


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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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 of the Mellon Creative Residencies Program, which...

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 find in the Dining...

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...

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 Future...

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 for the Arts and...

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,...

Black Love

Haverford’s Black Students League hosted the annual Tri-College Black Love formal on Saturday night, Feb. 15, and unlike previous years, in which the event was open just to Tri-Co students, this year’s event welcomed students from across the Philadelphia area.

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...

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...


A film crew from Japan’s public television network NHK came to Haverford last week to shoot a segment for the show “Cosmic Front” that features Assistant Professor of Astronomy Desika Narayanan. The segment, which will air on NHK’s Space Channel, will focus on...

Snow Day!

A major winter storm dumped a foot of snow on the Main Line on Tuesday—the first day back after Winter Break—shutting down afternoon classes and turning the campus into a wintry wonderland. Here are few frosty scenes caught by photographer Thom...

De-Stress With Dogs!

Students slogging through final exam week got a chance to relax with some visiting furry friends on Wednesday during the De-Stress With Dogs session in Ryan Gym. Sponsored by Haverford’s pre-vet society, this is the second year for the event, which brings dogs...