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The Arboretum Celebrates Arbor Day

In honor of the 110th Arbor Day celebrated here on campus, the Arboretum staff held their annual tree planting, adding an Elizabeth magnolia to the campus’ 200-acre collection. Continue reading

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After the Pinwheels

Between the abundant sunshine and the good vibes that hundreds of spinning plastic pinwheels spreads throughout campus it seemed like everyone was out on Founders Green for at least some of Pinwheel Day 2012. Relive the good times. Continue reading

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Pinwheel Day 2012 Marks The Beginning of Spring!

Due to this year’s relatively mild winter it feels like we’ve been enjoying blue skies and sun for weeks already, but it never truly feels like spring on Haverford’s campus until Pinwheel Day. Continue reading

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German Talk Takes On The Language of the Pennsylvania Dutch

On Friday, March 16, Professor Mark L. Louden, professor of German at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, gave a talk on Pennsylvania Dutch language, an often forgotten language, primarily spoken by the old-order Amish and Mennonites. Continue reading

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Spelman College Professor Introduces “Kairotic Spaces”

Dr. Margaret Price, a professor of English at Spelman College, put her ideas into practice during her Feb. 9 talk, “Ways to Move: Disability and the Kairotic Space of the Classroom,” during which she took special pains to accommodate as many learning styles as possible. Continue reading

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Professor Teofilo Ruiz: From White House to Witches

After accepting the National Humanities Medal from President Obama on Monday, Professor Teofilo Ruiz gave a lecture on campus about “The Witch Craze in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, 1486-1660s.” Continue reading

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Puzzle Virtuoso Will Shortz Visits Haverford

The New York Times crossword puzzle master Will Shortz came to campus on Feb. 10 as part of the annual Speaker’s Committee series. Continue reading

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Haverford Honors Scholarship Recipients

February 8 the College honored named scholarship recipients with a lunch that included a discussion about the responsibilities that come with receiving this type of financial aid. Continue reading

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People’s Biennial Opens on Campus

The People’s Biennial, a traveling exhibition of artists outside the “mainstream” art world organized by Independent Curators International, opened at Haverford’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, replete with Philly cheesesteak-flavored homemade ice cream. Continue reading

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Founders Goes “Vegas” For One Night Only

The roulette wheels were spinning in Founders on Jan. 27 as Haverford hosted its first ever Casino Night, a joint effort between Fords Against Boredom (FAB) and the Haverford College chapter of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Continue reading

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