Reading Homer’s Iliad Together at Haverford

Reading Homer’s Iliad Together at Haverford

Nearly 3000 years old, Homer’s Iliad, a widely celebrated Greek epic poem spanning 24 books and 15,693 lines, is about the religion, history and legends of Ancient Greece. It tells the story of Achilles, the greatest warrior in Greece, King Agamemnon, and Prince...
It’s Finally Pinwheel Day 2014!

It’s Finally Pinwheel Day 2014!

As you probably know, it was an unusually long and snowy winter here at Haverford, as it was in many places across the U.S. (It will actually be recorded as the second snowiest in Philadelphia history with its almost 68 inches of snowfall!) At times it felt like...
April Fool’s Day 2014 in the KINSC

April Fool’s Day 2014 in the KINSC

As is tradition, students covered the KINSC with homemade decorations in celebration of April Fool’s Day yesterday. Each department picked a theme and festooned their segment of the science building with on-theme flourishes, streamers, and trimmings. Biology...

Spring Has Sprung! Pinwheel Day 2013

  Though meteorologists, astronomers and almanacs tell us that the official first day of spring occurred with the vernal equinox back on March 20, it doesn’t quite feel like spring here on campus until Pinwheel Day.  (It hasn’t helped that...