Haverford Continues the Fight Against ALS

  By MICHAEL FRANCIS SCHWARZE, Business Manager      Haverford College ALS Awareness Week kicks off Monday, April 3, and culminates in the ninth annual Joe Schwartz ’83 Memorial 3K Run/Walk on Sunday April 9. The week’s activities support amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research, a progressive neurodegenerative disease that approximately 6,400 people are diagnosed with… Keep Reading


Be Our Guest: A Review of Disney’s New Beauty and the Beast

By KATE HAWTHORNE, Staff Writer On the evening of March 16, 2017, the long-awaited Disney live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast was released in theatres. The film has been highly anticipated for a variety of reasons. Many fans were curious regarding Disney’s decision to officially proclaim the character Le Fou as gay and their… Keep Reading


“Resistance After Nature”: An Art Exhibit Exploring Climate Change

By DIANA POPE, Staff Writer On Friday, March 17, the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery at Haverford opened its latest exhibit, “Resistance After Nature”, which focuses on the cultural, environmental, and political effects of environmental degradation. The exhibit includes a mix of photographs, paintings, sculptures, videos, and maps that offer perspectives on both the cultural and scientific… Keep Reading


Pit Stop with Pat- Tommy Bergjans ’15 Trusts the Process

This article is a part of a column by Sports Writer Pat O’Shea called “Pit Stop with Pat” that highlights outstanding past and present student-athletes at Haverford College. Photo courtesy of CBS Philly. This week in my column, “Pit Stop with Pat”, I spoke with Tommy Bergjans ’15, a former Haverford College baseball pitcher who was… Keep Reading


A New Hope for Haverford’s Magill Library

This article is the first in an extensive series throughout 2017 about the Magill Library renovation at Haverford College. By Ethan Lyne, Managing Editor For 50 years, Magill Library at Haverford College has remained largely the same, with only minor changes to the decor and function of certain rooms in order to adjust to the… Keep Reading


Pit Stop with Pat- #Sherm1K

This interview is part of a column by Sports Writer Pat O’Shea called “Pit Stop with Pat” that highlights outstanding past and present student-athletes at Haverford College. What if I told you that nice guys don’t always finish last? Haverford Men’s Basketball guard Matt Sherman ’17 is arguably one of the nicest guys in the Centennial… Keep Reading


The Origins of Valentine’s Day

By Elizabeth Hoo, Staff Writer Valentine’s Day is known to some as the holiday of romance, and to others as simply the “Hallmark” holiday. But despite conflicting views and opinions of Valentine’s Day, there is no denying that the holiday has a very interesting background, one of both Pagan and Christian history. Valentine’s Day was… Keep Reading

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Call Your Representative

By Fiona Redmond, News Editor The Bryn Mawr College Hillel club, dedicated to giving Jewish students a community within which to explore and practice their faith, has introduced the event “Call Your Representative” in order to encourage on-campus activism and get people involved in political issues. The event is held in the Campus Center bi-weekly,… Keep Reading


“Fordlanthropy” Asks the Wrong Questions

By Chloe Lindeman, Co-Editor-in-Chief You might have missed that Thursday, Feb. 16 was the launch of Haverford College’s 2017 senior class gift campaign. The goal is simple: encourage “Fordlanthropy,” or contributions to the school. It happens to be a goal I support. But the campaign is taking the wrong approach. Public higher education is notoriously… Keep Reading


A Look Inside Social Media’s Impact on Society

By Diana Pope, Staff Writer Everyone nowadays seems to be obsessed with one thing: social media image. Social media has an undeniable presence in American society, and it is one of the most accessible commodities in the world right now. Anyone can open a Facebook account or start an Instagram — the beauty of social… Keep Reading

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