An Evening with Laverne Cox

An Evening with Laverne Cox

A large queue of Tri-Co community members and interested locals waited patiently for an hour outside Marshall Auditorium on Friday night in anticipation of a talk by Emmy-nominated transgender actress and activist Laverne Cox, who plays inmate Sophia Burset on the...
Andrew Sullivan: On Being Conservative, Christian and Gay

Andrew Sullivan: On Being Conservative, Christian and Gay

“I wanted to talk tonight about some things that appear to be contradictions—religions, political philosophies, that are thought to be in conflict, but are not in conflict… I want to try and argue that our politics have been too simplified and polarized, that...
An Israeli’s View of the Conflict

An Israeli’s View of the Conflict

A standing-room only crowd packed Sharpless Auditorium to hear Miko Peled speak about his path to becoming a peace activist. Peled is the author of The General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine, about which Alice Walker (who wrote the forward) said:...
Jeremy Golan ’09 Talks Peace Corps

Jeremy Golan ’09 Talks Peace Corps

Jeremy Golan ’09, who recently returned  from Cambodia, came to campus this week to give a talk about his experience serving in the Peace Corps.  One of the founders of the Haverford College Microfinance Club, Golan worked on several microfinance projects during his...
Snowy Friends and Family Weekend Warmed By Howard Lutnick ’83

Snowy Friends and Family Weekend Warmed By Howard Lutnick ’83

Last weekend (Oct. 29-30) was Friends and Family Weekend here on campus. It was a flurry of activity—from three different art shows in our galleries to talks, meals and classes that students could attend with their guests—and not even Saturday’s surprisingly...