Category Archives: Campus

Founders Bell, Haverford College A tour group peers at Founders Bell, which is inscribed with the college motto and the year 1867. Circa 1952. Courtesy of College Archives.

Founders Bell

Best known for railroad photography, O. Winston Link also shot promotional images of Haverford and many are in Special Collections.

The Skate House Now The Skate House, pictured here in 2008, was altered from its original design after a 1979 fire.

Then & Now: The Skate House Now

Then & Now: The Skate House The Skate House hasn’t seen any actual skaters for decades. But it’s still in use, booked for receptions and student events such as club meetings and even poetry readings. Missed yesterday’s photo? See the … Continue reading

Instagram A PhotoPile of Instagram photos.

Instagram

If Instagram is your preferred social media site, then you’re in luck! The College has an Instagram account at “haverfordedu,” so please follow us there. Don’t forget to tag all your Haverford-related Instagram pics with the hashtag #HaverfordCollege!

Lloyd Lights 2013 Lloyd decorated for the season, 2013. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Lloyd Lights, 2013

Traditions: Lloyd Lights The denizens of Lloyd Hall have once again festooned each entry with lights in celebration of the season. Time to cast your non-binding (but fun anyway) vote for best effort.

Visitors near the Skating House ca. 1955, O. Winston Link. Courtesy of Special Collections. Visitors near the Skating House ca. 1955, O. Winston Link. Courtesy of Special Collections.

O. Winston Link

Best known for railroad photography, O. Winston Link also shot promotional images of Haverford and many are in Special Collections.

WHRC Equipment Check 1920s: An equipment check at the College’s then-radio station WABQ. Courtesy of College Archives.

Haverford on the Radio

Radio broadcasting began at Haverford in 1923, when an AM station—only the second in Pennsylvania—was launched. Today, WHRC lives on as an internet radio station with a live stream and DJ’ed shows.

Lunt Cafe Lunt Cafe, Haverford's 100% student-run and student-staffed coffee shop and restaurant. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Lunt Cafe

Haverford has more than 145 student groups who publish magazines, host symposia, sing a cappella, discuss religion and spirituality, stay politically active, maintain a system of student self-government, dance, demonstrate and create. All of these groups and activities have one … Continue reading

A PhotoPile of Instagram photos. A PhotoPile of Instagram photos.

Instagram

If Instagram is your preferred social media site, then you’re in luck! The College has an Instagram account at “haverfordedu,” so please follow us there. Don’t forget to tag all your Haverford-related Instagram pics with the hashtag #HaverfordCollege!

Inside a Haverford College Classroom It's not unusual for classes to have fewer than five students; nearly 40% have fewer than ten.

Academics/Thesis

Haverford’s 31 departmental majors and 22 concentrations lead to a capstone academic project. Generally a thesis, and conducted at levels usually reserved for graduate students, senior projects are often informed by co-curricular research conducted through our three Centers for interdisciplinary … Continue reading

The Throng performs "Taha, a Man Gone Insane" The Throng performs "Taha, a Man Gone Insane" in Lunt Basement, November 2013. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Community

Haverford has more than 145 student groups who publish magazines, host symposia, sing a cappella, discuss religion and spirituality, stay politically active, maintain a system of student self-government, dance, demonstrate and create.