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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.

Honor council abstract discussion Students gathered in Ryan Gym for an open discussion of an Honor Council trial abstract given the pseudonym “Toy Story.” Council regularly sponsors such events. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Honor Bound

It began in 1897 as a simple system for holding exams without proctors. Since then, the cherished Honor Code has become the purest expression of the College’s values and an intrinsic part of a Haverford education. Read “Honor Bound” in … Continue reading

Walter Hjelt Sullivan '82 in the Quaker Collection in Magill Library with a banner picturing famous Quaker Rufus Jones behind him. Walter Hjelt Sullivan '82 in the Quaker Collection in Magill Library with a banner picturing famous Quaker Rufus Jones behind him.

Quaker Connector

Founded by Quakers in 1833 but now nonsectarian, Haverford remains true to its formative spirit through the programs overseen by Quaker Affairs. Today the office runs the Friend in Residence program, supports the student-run QuaC (Quaker Community) group, and leads … Continue reading

A portrait of Michael "RJ" Rushmore '14, painted on a building by street artist Elbow-Toe. A portrait of Michael "RJ" Rushmore '14, painted on a building by street artist Elbow-Toe.

Street Art Authority

The May issue of PAPER magazine featured a piece on RJ (Michael) Rushmore ’14, who has turned his Vandalog website,which he runs from his dormroom, into an important chronicle of street art around the world. Read “Street Art Authority” in … Continue reading

The Francis B. Gummere Professor of English will serve a second year as the College's chief academic officer. The Francis B. Gummere Professor of English will serve a second year as the College's chief academic officer.

Being Human(ist)

“He changed the way I look at the function and importance of literature—and really of the humanities as a whole—for society.” — Shamie Sahandy ’05 Professor of English Kim Benston finds in the humanities a means to draw connections across … Continue reading

Looking down into one of the new courtyards. Two-story central courtyards bring light into the new Kim and Tritton dorms. Photo: Michael Moran.

Home at Haverford

Today Tritton and Kim Halls are the new dorms on the block. What hasn’t changed is just how essential living on campus is to the Haverford experience. Read “Home at Haverford” in the Fall 2012 issue of Haverford magazine »

Honor council abstract discussion Students gathered in Ryan Gym for an open discussion of an Honor Council trial abstract given the pseudonym “Toy Story.” Council regularly sponsors such events. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Honor Bound

It began in 1897 as a simple system for holding exams without proctors. Since then, the cherished Honor Code has become the purest expression of the College’s values and an intrinsic part of a Haverford education. Read “Honor Bound” in … Continue reading

Craig Borowiak Associate Professor of Political Science Craig Borowiak with Christine Letts ’12, who worked with him to create the Solidarity Economy webpage.

Looking at Globalization’s New Connections

From the solidarity economy to the global economy, Craig Borowiak helps his students understand the realities—and possibilities—of the worldwide flow of goods and services, capital and influence. Read the Fall 2011 Faculty Profile in HAVERFORD magazine »

Emily Powell in front of City of Books Powell standing in front of her store’s facade on Burnside. Photo: Thomas Boyd.

Independent Spirit

In a one-click shopping world, Powell’s Books CEO and President Emily Powell ’00 keeps thousands of visitors a day flooding into the store her grandfather founded 41 years ago. How does she do it? Read “Independent Spirit” from the Fall … Continue reading

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

Haverford on the Radio

Former WHRC DJ Jennifer C. Waits ’89 chronicles nine decades of campus broadcasting. Read “Haverford on the Radio” in the Spring/Summer 2012 issue of HAVERFORD magazine »

Emily Powell in front of City of Books Powell standing in front of her store’s facade on Burnside. Photo: Thomas Boyd.

Independent Spirit

In a one-click shopping world, Powell’s Books CEO and President Emily Powell ’00 keeps thousands of visitors a day flooding into the store her grandfather founded 41 years ago. How does she do it? Read “Independent Spirit” from the Fall … Continue reading