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...
A Rare, Frozen Treat: The Duck Pond

A Rare, Frozen Treat: The Duck Pond

2015: Enjoying a skate on the Duck Pond. 1955: Enjoying a skate on the Duck Pond. Yes, the Duck Pond’s surface is frozen. The chilly temps offer a rare, cool sight. If Fords had any doubt that the air is brain-freeze cold on this Friday, just take a gander...
Going Green at Haverford: “Do it in the Dark”

Going Green at Haverford: “Do it in the Dark”

For the first time this year, Haverford is participating in the Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN), a competition designed to promote water and electricity conservation at colleges and universities around the world. Part of the “Do it in the Dark” campaign organized...