Category Archives: Students

A shirt worn by Felipe de la cruz Sandoval reads We Want Them Alive A shirt worn by Felipe de la cruz Sandoval reads "Los Quermos Vivos" or "We Want Them Alive," at Caravana 43 Calling for Justice: A Dialogue with Relatives of Ayotzinapa's.

Caravana 43 Calling for Justice

Sponsored by the Spanish departments at Haverford and Bryn Mawr College, the CPGC, the Provost’s Office, the Department of Latin American, Latino, and Iberian Peoples and Cultures at Bryn Mawr, and more than 180 other organizations, Caravana 43 visited Haverford … Continue reading

Adrianna Cvitovick '16, Alanna Matteson '15, Heidi Witmer '02, and moderator Hiba Dhanani '14 at the Food Justice panel. Adrianna Cvitovick '16, Alanna Matteson '15, Heidi Witmer '02, and moderator Hiba Dhanani '14 at the Food Justice panel.

Haverford House

Haverford House provides a venue for members of the Haverford College community to explore global citizenship in our own region. Hiba Dhanani ’14, a current Haverford House Fellow hosted a Food Justice panel on campus to celebrate World Health Day.

DJ Austin Johnson performing live at Qualia, an interactive exploration of subjective experience using live musical performance, visuals, and brainwave observation. Photo: Ryan Gooding DJ Austin Johnson performing live at Qualia, an interactive exploration of subjective experience using live musical performance, visuals, and brainwave observation. Photo: Ryan Gooding

Student Life

Haverford students are afforded a large amount of autonomy and may use this opportunity to craft the kinds of experiences they wish to have—and they are given the responsibility, the resources and the respect necessary for that to happen.

Morgan Kist '11, Elizabeth Zoidis '11, Taylor Burmeister '09, Caitlin Fitzharris '10, and Joe Huttner '09 all work for AppNexus in New York City. Photo: Dan Z. Johnson Morgan Kist '11, Elizabeth Zoidis '11, Taylor Burmeister '09, Caitlin Fitzharris '10, and Joe Huttner '09 all work for AppNexus in New York City. Photo: Dan Z. Johnson

Trust, Concern, and Informational Interviews

Mara Miller ’10 takes a look at how the Haverford alumni network can make a mighty big difference. Read Trust, Concern, and Informational Interviews in the Winter 2015 issue of Haverford Magazine.

A student studies in the Philips Wing of Magill LIbray. A student studies in the Philips Wing of Magill LIbray.

Academics

Haverford’s small size makes possible a highly personalized, hands-on educational experience. Professors work side-by-side with students to do high-level research while also developing analytical thinking and pushing the boundaries of each discipline.

Students work at Canaan-Quaker Intentional Village during spring break. Photo: Jens Braun Students work at Canaan-Quaker Intentional Village during spring break. Photo: Jens Braun

Alternative Spring Break

Deviating from the typical let’s-soak-up-the-sun-type college spring break, many Haverford students instead lobbied Congress, built houses, went dancing, and participated in conferences as part of several alternative activities organized by students and other groups on campus.

For a special concert in Zubrow Commons, the Mainliners invited Bryn Mawr’s Night Owls and the Stanford Fleet Street Singers to perform alongside them. Photo: Brad Larrison For a special concert in Zubrow Commons, the Mainliners invited Bryn Mawr’s Night Owls and the Stanford Fleet Street Singers to perform alongside them. Photo: Brad Larrison

Student Activities

Haverford has more than 145 student groups that 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.

DC Sunken Lounge Now Pictured (from left) Jeanna Kenney '16, Shakira King '17, Damon Motz-Storey '16, and Matt da Silva '14. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Then and Now: The Sunken Lounge Now

Then and Now: The Sunken Lounge Now It was a long winter, and the fireplace in the DC served as a welcome respite from the cold. Students often study, eat dinner, or enjoy special events in front of its warming … Continue reading

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Commencement 2015

Commencement 2015 Commencement will take place Sunday, May 17 at 10:00 a.m. Honorary degrees will be awarded to Thandeka Luthuli Gcabashe, Sister Mary Scullion, and Bryan A. Stevenson.

Black Students League’s Fashion Show Students model local Philly artists’ fashions during Black Students League’s Fashion Show in Founders Great Hall. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Student Activities

Haverford has more than 145 student groups that 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.

Participants in a minority student boycott in front of Founders in 1972 Participants in a minority student boycott in front of Founders in 1972. The protests spotlighted the need for an “institutionalization of diversity” at Haverford. Courtesy Special Collections.

Talking Race and Diversity

The work of the Black Students League, a newly formed Task Force on Diversity and Community, and an expanded Office of Multicultural Affairs are all helping to broaden the conversation on campus and create a more inclusive environment.

The Student Events Committee hosted a spring formal dance with the theme "Mad Science". Photo: Brad Larrison The Student Events Committee hosted a spring formal dance with the theme "Mad Science". Photo: Brad Larrison

Student Activities

Haverford has more than 145 student groups that 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.