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Alexandra Morrison takes samples in Alaska
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Environmental Studies

Building on years of student interest stoked by a decade of classes in the discipline and the introduction of a Tri-Co minor in 2011, this year the College has officially launched an innovative new Bi-Co environmental studies major, which combines insights from biology, anthropology, literature, and more.

Chemistry major and environmental studies minor Alexandra Morrison '18 in the field in Alaska, analyzing a large oil residue sample that was released into the coastal environment in Prince William Sound following the 1964 earthquake. Photo: Helen White.

Shotokan Karate club
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

CLUB LIFE: Shotokan Karate Club

Shotokan Karate Club

The club, founded in 2017 by Kaden St. Onge ’20, is designed to teach fundamental martial arts skills through the widely practiced and well-known style of Shotokan karate.

Colin Coan '22 (left) is instructed by black belt Kaden St. Onge '20. Photo: Olivia Wong ’22.

Haverford Votes
Monday, November 5, 2018

Get Out the Vote

Most on-campus residents and many of our neighbors will now vote in the Facilities Management building, thanks to a non-partisan effort by Haverford Votes and the College to re-locate the precinct's polling place.

Associate Professor of Political Science Zachary Oberfield and Haverford Votes Club leaders Ethan Lyne '19, Trevor Larner '19, Madeline Guth '19, Allie Corcoran '19 planning the upcoming Election Day at Haverford. Photo: Alexandra Iglesia '21.

Edna Lewis
Friday, November 2, 2018

Edna Lewis: Chef and Humanitarian

Through December 9, 2018
Atrium Gallery, Marshall Fine Arts Center

This exhibit showcases 40 photographs of Edna Lewis (1916–2006), a leader of the revival and rediscovery of the regional culinary delights of the South, taken by close friend and photographer John T. Hill. Details »

John T. Hill, Edna In Garden of Ellerslie Plantation, 1975.

Thursday, November 1, 2018


Haverford has more than 140 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.

The Lighted Fools, a Bi-Co improv and sketch comedy group presented their first show of the fall semester. Photo: Alexandra Iglesia '21.

La Casa Hispánica
Monday, October 29, 2018

Community Housing

For students looking to forge close connections around shared interests, Haverford offers special interest housing choices, such as La Casa Hispánica (for students actively engaged in organizing programs concerned with the cultures and civilizations of the Spanish-speaking world); Cadbury House (for those seeking quiet-study and alcohol- and drug-free living); and Nerd House (for gaming, tech, fantasy, anime, and science aficionados).

Paula Yurss Lasanta, the Spanish department's first Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant, is living in La Casa Hispánica and supporting programming related to the language and cultures in the Spanish-speaking world. Photo: Patrick Montero.

Map showing locations of lynchings in America
Saturday, October 27, 2018

The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America

October 26—December 16, 2018
Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery

The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America seeks to spark conversation about the legacy of racial injustice in America today. Coordinated in collaboration with the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) and the Brooklyn Museum with support from Google, this exhibition presents EJI’s groundbreaking research into the history of lynchings and connects it to digital media, documentary film, contemporary artworks, and archival materials. Details » 

Image courtesy lynchinginamerica.eji.org.