Ghanaian Hip-Hop Hits the Bi-Co

Ghanaian Hip-Hop Hits the Bi-Co

Robin Riskin ’12 is the organizer of GMGE: Ghanaian Music//Global Entrepreneurship, a Tri-College symposium that ran March 21 through March 23. Here’s her report on the event: For a moment last Friday night in Founders Great Hall, all the students were...
Hip-Hop and Islam

Hip-Hop and Islam

When was the last time you heard Lauren Hill or Common played in a classroom? Or watched an Eric B. & Rakim video during a lecture? If you made it to last week’s talk about the relationship between Islam and hip-hop, given by Columbia University Ph.D....
Haverfest ’11!

Haverfest ’11!

This past weekend marked one of the most highly anticipated events on the College’s annual calendar: Haverfest. It’s two days of music, food and inflatable “rides” (e.g., the Moonbounce) on Founders Green to celebrate the end of classes. This...
Spoken-Word Show Gets A Little Star Power

Spoken-Word Show Gets A Little Star Power

The Haverford community got to preview the work of the College’s talented spoken-word crew, the Squad, before its members head to the University of Michigan to compete in the 2011 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational on April 6. The March 25 showcase was...

F to eMbody Comes To Campus

On Friday, February 11, trans-men hip-hop artists and slam poets Rocco Kayiatos and Harvey Katz hosted a workshop, F to eMbody, for Haverford students. Students were educated on issues of gender-nonconformity, got tips for talking with a gender non-conforming person...