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  • Archery Club, founded in the fall by two sophomores, gives any interested students a weekly chance to better their bow-and-arrow skills.

  • The 13th annual ORALiTea grew into a new space this year, allowing students and faculty to recite selections from Latin and Greek literature to a robust crowd.

  • Rugby has a long history at Haverford College and, after an undefeated, championship-winning fall season, the current men’s club team is continuing that tradition with pride.

  • The Office of Academic Resources’ Reading Rainbow series, which asks campus community members to share book recommendations, continued this semester with an event focused on books that the panelists—including President Kim Benston and Talia Scott ’19—would have given to themselves as a young adult.

  • The Dining Center’s high-traffic dish room conveyor belt gained community-sourced embellishment as student groups helped create a mural to promote compost awareness.

  • This year, for the holiday, the Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center was transformed into Hawkins, Indiana; Westeros; and more!

  • The Lighted Fools improv/sketch comedy group performed their first show of the semester.

  • Founded last fall, Charcuterie Union provides tasty sliced delicacies—as well as the history and knowledge that goes into preparing them—to anyone looking to refine their palettes and culinary intellect.

  • The gallery’s latest exhibit, Unwilling, reimagines passive sadness as a powerful refusal. At its opening, visitors could watch the conclusion of an all-day, site-specific dance performance, hear a talk by the curators, and taste a custom beer brewed specifically for the exhibit.

  • Folders on a grassy lawn

    The College received a record number of applications this year and offered admission to 877 students.

  • In the fifth year of Haverford’s annual energy conservation competition, the College reduced electricity consumption by 10 percent, saving about 6,200 kWh over its three-week period.

  • As part of the Mark and Lillian Shapiro Speaking Initiative, communications specialist Holley Murchison led an interactive workshop to help students better communicate their goals, stories, and vision for professional success.

  • A beautiful blue sky behind the cupola on Founders Hall

    Consistent with plans announced last spring, Kim Benston will conclude his presidential service June 30, 2019, and return to the classroom. A search for his successor will soon commence.

  • The inaugural Student Farmer Symposium cultivated campus interest in farming, justice, and ecology.

  • Susan Howe, winner of the 2017 Robert Frost Award for distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry, gave an on-campus reading.

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