Do you have a talent you want to share with the Haver-Community?
Do you want to win up to $400 by showcasing it?

Performances can include (but are not limited to): singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, jugglers, magicians and/or ventriloquists! (Please no acts that include fire…or knife throwing.) Solo artists and groups are all welcome!

Vie for your chance to strut and perform on stage hoping to win Ford’s hearts and the big cash prize! ($200 for singles, $400 for groups of 4 or more)

The event will take place on Saturday, March 29th at 7pm in Marshall Auditorium.

E-mail fordshavemorefun@gmail.com to sign up for an audition time slot between 1pm-5pm on March 1st or 2nd!

 

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  • 21 February 2014
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Hello Fords!

In the next few weeks you will probably sense the excitement buzzing around a new event.

Introducing:  Haverford College Unity Day!

Unity Day will be an opportunity to join all of the affinity groups on campus in order to showcase the various cultural backgrounds that make up this campus.  The event will take place Saturday, November 23rd in Founders from 2 to 5 pm. 

I received statements from 2 of the 6 Unity Day Committee Members who have been diligently planning for over a month.

When asked to explain a bit more about the event, Student Council’s Officer of Multiculturalism Maria Bojorquez-Gomez stated that “This event is to unite the community over its differences in culture and it is also to promote the affinity groups on campus to the community. From 2-5pm, a bigger Tasty Bites will be taking place while the participating groups hold hands-on/interactive activities with the students coming in. There will also be performances (mostly, if not all) of dancing groups every 30min. Right now the planning process has been going great as we have 6 people in the Unity Day Committee”.

Cathy Quero corroborated Maria’s statement, adding “There will be food, interactive activities booths which will feature food, dancing, and discussions. We have invited performers and artists from all over, even UPenn. That night there will be a dance with music from all over the world. From hip-hop, to reggeton, to K-Pop, to Top-40, and more”.

I’m certain the Haverford community will be looking forward for this awesome chance to encounter such a variety of cultures.

Don’t miss it!

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  • 8 November 2013
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Hello fellow humans,

As the week comes to a close and the zombies slowly begin to starve, its time to start getting smart about surviving.  If you are still a human trying to make your way across this zombie infested campus, take heed of these pieces of advice.

1) Know Your Route

There are way to many zombies nowadays to just waltz outside and figure out the best was to get to your destination.  Always plan out your route ahead of time.  Learn where back doors lead and find your own safest routes to vital locations such as class and the DC.

2) Know the danger zones

The zombies know where you need and want to go.  Convenience can kill as easily as a knife.  The most crowded routes are death traps.  Beware the “Square of Death”, the area between Founders, Magill, Barclay, and Ryan Gym.  This place is a zombie feeding ground.  I’ve lost too many friends there…*sob…..

3) Know your zombies

As you’re reading this, the closest friend you have in this game is being tagged and is probably a zombie.  Stay informed.  Check the statuses of those you know and if they are zombies avoid them like flames.

4) Don’t be SO Human

As I type this I see a fellow human walking…yep, right into the Square of Death.  Poor soul.  Note how he walks with his socks and other weapons fully exposed.  Zombies can tell he’s scared by the way he twists his head side to side, occasionally preparing to strike a threat not there.  He is telegraphing his entire identity.  He’s done for…..yep, there ya go…they got him.

5)  Don’t be a hero

Now don’t get me wrong.  Sticking together is possibly the only way to get to vital locations on campus, but don’t be a superhero.  If you see an encounter from far, don’t run into battle thinking you can help.  You’re putting yourself at way to much risk.  Sometimes others….*sob…just can’t be saved

Here are some other hints from the hilarious movie Zombieland, which will be shown on October 31st to November 2nd in Sharpless Auditorium.  This movie and many more fun activities are brought to you by FAB!

6)  Cardio

Playing in this game you need to run, run , run.  You running yet?  Well you should be.  Run to your dorm, run to your class, run to anyplace that has a roof and walls.  Run Run Run.

7) Limber Up

You are going to be doing some heavy work in this game.  Running, throwing, leaping, and maybe even crawling.  You don’t wanna get any cramps or hurt your joints.  So before you run outside, take some time to do some basic stretches.  You’ll thank me later.

zombieland

 

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  • 8 October 2013
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Hey Fords,

Lilly Lavner, coordinator of Student Activities and Leadership and the Student Activities Office, is running two sessions to help club heads learn the essentials about running a club at Haverford.

Learn the answers to questions like:

How does budgeting work at Haverford?

How do I throw an event?

What if the event is off campus?

Etc. Etc.

There will be two sessions, one on Thursday September 19th at 6:15 pm and another on Friday September 20th at 4pm.

So come on by and learn about the essential skills and resources you need to be the best Co-head you can be

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  • 13 September 2013
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Hello Fords, new and old,

Welcome back to Haverford and hopefully, you all are adjusting nicely into your new busy schedules.

With all the hustle of daily life, don’t forget the big event on the horizon: Fall Plenary!

Plenary is a time where students get to reflect on their Haverford experience and brainstorm ways to improve certain aspects of the college.  Whether that be making additions to the Honor Code, examining how Haverford can be more environmentally friendly, or  how dining on campus could change.  These changes are presented to the school as resolutions and each resolution needs a certain number of signatures and undergoes an extensive process of revision and approval.

Here is all the information you need for this upcoming Plenary!  If you have any questions feel free to contact the Student Council.  See you there!

Fall Plenary

Submit all resolutions to SC@Haverford.edu by Sunday September 22 @ 11:59 pm

Plenary is on September 29th in the GIAC

Doors open at 6:30pm

Be there!

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  • 11 September 2013
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IT’S HERE!  IT’S FINALLY HERE.  The one sporting event that gives football fans a reason to keep going!

SUPER BOWL XLVII (47) is here at last and on February 3rd Fords on campus and around the world will be watching to see which team comes out on top. Will it be the feisty Baltimore Ravens or the energetic San Francisco 49ers?

For this football fan, this year’s Super Bowl is shaping up to be the most exciting event to start off the year. And I’m gonna tell you why!

First of all, the teams playing this year have overcome some big players to get to where they are now. In the playoffs, the Ravens defeated both the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots (take THAT Tom Brady) in epic games that had fans sitting on the edges of their seats.

The 49ers on the other hand, seeded as #2 in the NFC, started off their playoffs with a bye.  But that doesn’t mean they just waltzed into the SuperBowl!  They defeat the Green Bay Packers in a heated match and then went on to face the Atlanta Falcons next.  Although the Falcons had a major lead in the first half of the game, the 49ers were able to pull of an astounding comeback and sealed their spot in the BIG game!

So whats gonna happen this game?  Will the Ravens continue to dethrone powerful seeded teams?  Or will the 49ers stand their ground?!

But the teams are only half the fun of the SuperBowl!  Lets talk about the Coaches!

This years games have been nicknamed the Harbaugh Bowl because for the first time in NFL history the head coaches of the opposing teams  are BROTHERS! (THE DRAMA!!!) On Sunday Baltimore’s John Harbaugh and San Francisco’s Jim Harbaugh will square off in an epic sibling rivalry.  Can’t wait to see how this goes down!!

But besides the epicness of football, the SuperBowl has a myriad of other reasons to tune in.

Apparently during the famous SuperBowl half time show Beyonce will be bringing Destiny’s Child back together!

Not only that, the SuperBowl Commercials are brand new and every year people judge the best, worst, funniest, and stupidest commercials.  Finally, commercials we can actually look forward to!

This year at Haverford, FAB is hosting a SuperBowl Party in the Coop, starting at 6:30!!!

So come on down for some free Wings and Drinks!!!

LETS GET THIS PARTY STARTEDDDDDD!!!!!

Lets Go!!!!

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  • 30 January 2013
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With Finals oh so close but oh so far away, its about time you take a moment to think “What am I doing during Winter Break?”

If you haven’t had the luxury of thinking so whimsically, here’s a simple guide or To-Do List of Winter Break essentials!

1) GET SOME SLEEP!

It may sound simple enough, but getting multiple nights of full relaxing sleep can be the best thing to happen to you since birth.  Let’s face it, we aren’t getting enough sleep, so have no shame, wrap yourself up in a warm cozy quilt and catch some Z’s.  You deserve it!

"Its noon? More nap time!"

 

2) Eat Some Local Goodies

Nothing is better than some good ol’ home cooked food.  Wanna have a piece of home cooked fried chicken?  Or a yummy slice from that pizzeria down the street? or a sandwich from that hipster cafe your friends are always telling you about?  Go ahead! Can you eat it all in the same day? YES. YOU. CAN! (just work out afterwards)

ITS MY BURGER!

3) Meet up with Old Friends

Haverfriends are awesoeme but its great to say “Hello!” to those high school friends who you know and love.  Make sure to catch up with all your friends from back home, cause remember, the experience we have with friends of the past is the canvas on which we paint our futures. 

Catch up with friends

4) Catch a Movie

With all that we have to do during the year, how has time to go to a movie theater anymore?  Well Winter Break is your opportunity to do just that.  The Movie experience can be so relaxing as long as you don’t think about how overpriced everything is).  Grab some popcorn and your family and friends and watch a featured film.  It will keep you in the social loop and its a great way to segue into other fun events!

"Oh This is the Best Part!"

5) Be Productive

Now although winter break can be a great time to lounge around, its also an opportunity to make some progress on a project you’ve been working on or wanting to start.  If that means getting a job or internship to make that resume look pretty, so be it!  But it doesn’t have to be all serious. You could read that book that;s been looking at you for weeks, finish some drawings you’ve been working on, or finally learn how to pull off a combo in Tekken.  Whatever your goal is, do your best to make sure its complete.  No one wants to end break thinking “Well that was a waste of time!”  Cause time is a terrible thing to waste!  Be Productive in whatever way you define it!

Now that you have this basic list, go out and make your own!!

 

Happy Holiday! <3

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  • 7 December 2012
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This past week, I sat down with 2 year FUCS member, Juliette Rando to discuss her time in FUCS and to get the inside scoop about FUCS’ inner workings!

Interviewer:  Cruz Arroyo (Student Activities Office Intern) Abbreviated CA

 

Interviewee: Juliette Rando (FUCS Member) Abbreviated JR

 

CA: For the record could you tell everyone your name, class year, and hometown?

 

JR: I’m Juliette Rando. I’m a sophomore and I’m from Massachusetts

 

CA: What does FUCS stand for?

 

JR: Federation United Concert Series.  Most people think it stands for “Ford’s Underground Concert Series” which is a bit catchier.

 

CA: How long have you been a member?

 

JR: I joined the spring of my freshman year

 

CA: Since FUCS throws shows almost every weekend, what a week in your life like trying to   plan a concert?

 

JR: It really depends on whose concert it is.  We have 7 members now (We had 3 in the spring). When it’s my show there’s a lot of organizing to get the show ready.  But if it’s Daniel Del Alcazar’s show, unofficial head of FUCS, for example then I basically just put up posters

 

CA: So when its time for your show, what exactly do you do?

 

JR: Once you have everything booked, you know your openers, headliners and have your contracts set, you have to work on advertising the event.  You design a poster, get them printed, put everywhere on campus.  You have to make a Facebook and Go Board post.  We put it on our Tumblr as well.  Basically we just try to get the word out as effectively as we can.

 

CA: Who creates all the fancy and creative posters we see around campus?

 

JR: The person who makes the poster depends on whose show it is.  We all do it eventually when our show comes around.  So the posters are usually very varied.

 

CA: How do you find the bands that you get to come to campus?

 

JR: Most of them are pretty obscure to your average person but every person of FUCS has a different specialty for a different genre of music that they really like.  Daniel for example knows a lot of hip hop and rock, and he goes to a lot of shows in Philly so he finds out about a lot of little bands.  But you can search the internet to try to find them as well.  Sometimes we use Blast FM or music blogs to find any little band that could potentially come play at Haverford.

 

CA: Recently, the Appointments Committee appointed 4 new members to FUCS making the total number of members 7.  Given the short time they have been working with you, what are your first impressions of them?

 

JR: The new members are really cool!  They have only been members for about 2 weeks but recently we did have a meeting.  I feel they definitely know what they are talking about and are very knowledgeable about the music scene.  We also have two new members from Bryn Mawr.  I think it’s the second time we have had Bryn Mawr members in the history of FUCS.  I would call them “super legit.” (laughs)  They have a lot of experience writing about music etc.  So I’m looking forward to working with them.

 

CA: What drew you to FUCS as a club?

 

JR: I’ve always been really into music. I spend my free time listening to little bands.  I’ve always been attracted to the little venues and I love how intimate a concert feels when you’re that close to the performer.  At school, I basically only go to FUCS shows but in Boston I check out the little bands.

 

CA: If you could throw an ideal concert where you could have any artist come play, what would be the line up?

 

JR: It might be a lot of random things but I’m now really into this band called Total Slacker from Brooklyn.  We could totally get them to come; I just haven’t emailed them yet.  They are really cool and have crazy concerts where they burn their guitars and stage dives.  We could have LMFAO open for them. (laughs)

 

CA: Outside of FUCS what are you studying and what other clubs are you part of?

 

JR: I’m a biology major and psychology minor.  I’m a PAF (I love my freshmen, they’re really cool) I’m on JASAAP, Poetry Reading Group, and Tea Society.

 

CA: What has been your most rewarding experience working with FUCS?

 

JR: Probably, the first show this year cause I didn’t book any shows last year.  The first bands I booked were the openers, Slow Animal and Cool Serbia.  That was a very good show.  I was really proud.

 

CA: Any final thoughts or anything else you want Fords to know about FUCS?

 

JR: We hope you guys come out to the shows cause we really want to please you.  I know most people think the bands are they are really obscure and random but it’s kind of all we can afford and you never know; you might really like a band you never heard of.  So please come to the shows!

 

Juliette Rando provides an inside perspective of FUCS

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  • 19 November 2012
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