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...
An Evening with Jose Antonio Vargas

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...
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...
Puzzle Virtuoso Will Shortz Visits Haverford

Puzzle Virtuoso Will Shortz Visits Haverford

From his daily crossword puzzles in The New York Times to his appearance on the Simpsons, it’s hard to picture a puzzle-making company rejecting Will Shortz for a summer internship given his cultural ubiquity today. But that’s exactly what happened, he told the crowd...