Category Archives: What’s New

Snow Much Fun

While many people across the Northeast were lamenting the blizzard this weekend, our house welcomed it with open arms. We relaxed inside playing games and watching movies (if it has been a few years since you watched watched Cool Runnings, … Continue reading

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The True Value of Holidays

Keeping warm as it turns to the winter months is no simple task. In Haverford House, we’ve been turning to the traditions of the holiday season to keep our spirits nice and toasty. Monday night saw the beginning in earnest … Continue reading

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A few weeks ago, the six of us were sitting around the table at communal dinner, thinking about Thanksgiving. We started to talk about what Thanksgiving looked like in different homes. Some of us went to diners, some of us … Continue reading

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Professional Development

One awesome perk of the Haverford House fellowship is that we each get $500 to spend on professional development. In past years, this money has been spent on a variety of different activities from GRE prep books to attending yoga … Continue reading

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NSTA Conference

Last week, Haverford House had a special visitor…MY DAD! He and I both attended the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Area Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. My Haverford House work placement is with FirstHand, the educational initiative of the University … Continue reading

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Dinner Guests!

We recently had the great pleasure of hosting Haverford’s president and provost, Kim Benston and Fran Blase over for dinner. They filled us in on what has been happening at Haverford since we graduated, from big changes such as how … Continue reading

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It’s Election Day!

Today I experienced my first Election Day as a Philadelphia resident. While Dan, Kayla, and Romi enjoyed a day off from work, Seema, Callie, and I all had regular work-day schedules. Tonight after playing some pick up soccer (!!), I … Continue reading

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More Fall Fun!

The house has had lots of fall fun! In addition to carving pumpkins, some of us took a trip to Linvilla Orchards! We enjoyed apple cider donuts and caramel apples, participated in the apple sling shot, and of course picked some … Continue reading

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Pumpkins!

Although it’s been hard to say goodbye to summer, we’ve been getting into the fall spirit! We kicked off the season with pumpkin carving! We put on some spooky halloween music, carved our pumpkins, roasted the pumpkin seeds for a seasonal snack, … Continue reading

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Concerts in Philly

One of my favorite things about Philadelphia is the great music scene. Philly is blessed with both an active local scene in many genres, as well as having a lot of great venues for touring bands to come play. When … Continue reading

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