Headline Archive for Michael Weber

  • The former deputy homeland security advisor to Barak Obama is co-teaching a course with her former advisor this semester, and gave a talk on “Migrants, Refugees, and National Security” to the community.

  • Last weekend, the Black Student League welcomed students from across the Tri-Co and other local college campuses at the annual Black History Month formal dinner-dance.

  • Daylin Leach, a Democrat who represents Pennsylvania’s 17th district (which includes Haverford College), met with his constituents last week to talk Trump and resistance.

  • Fords Against Boredom’s annual Valentine’s Day-adjacent edible-house-decorating competition attracted lots of creative contestants.

  • Over the weekend Magill Library hosted a DataRescue event that brought community members together to preserve federal climate research.

  • The junior political science major curated a collaborative exhibition, now on view in Magill’s Sharpless Gallery, on the history (and future) of the peacemaking Quaker organization that was founded at Haverford College.

  • The Yale Ph.d. student and Haverford Latin major returned to campus to give a lecture as part of the library’s long-running Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series.

  • Renovations to the building’s basement have breathed new life and light into a promising space.

  • Sponsored by the Department of English and the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities, the activist/poet brought his artistic and creative energy to campus, along with advice on how to breed subversion with poetry and humor.

  • As part of the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery’s “Bring Your Own Body” exhibit, filmmakers Reina Gossett and Sasha Wortzel previewed “Happy Birthday, Marsha!,” their forthcoming film about Marsha “Pay it No Mind” Johnson and her life in the hours before she ignited the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City.

  • Courtney Lau ’17 and Nishat Hossain ’18 explore sculptures and archives through an eight-day series of performances.

  • Former Friend in Residence Amanda Kemp returned to campus for “Say the Wrong Thing,” an interactive event featuring readings from her new book of the same name and spoken-word and musical performances.

  • Before Monday’s on-campus concert by the Network for New Music Ensemble, the ensemble’s performers played some pieces written by students in Ingrid Arauco’s composition course.

  • Performer and educator Hongyong Jia shares the historical and well-loved Chinese tradition with the Haverford community.

  • Two events, one featuring a panel conversation with professors from the Political Science Department, and the other featuring a presentation by Amelia Kegan of the Friends Committee on National Legislation, gave community members a chance to formulate responses to this year’s election results.

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