Weekly Consensus 2/19-2/25

Hey Haverford,

Thank you to everyone who showed up to Plenary! The Alcohol Policy Amendment passed and ratification for the Honor Code is open. Expect an email in your inbox at the end of the week to vote on whether or not to ratify the Honor Code. Hope you have a great week!




Access & Disability Services Survey:

In a continued effort to make our campus accessible, inclusive and welcoming to all, Access and Disability Services (ADS) would like to gather information about the obstacles and accessibility needs you have encountered on campus. We ask that you take a minute to click on this link https://goo.gl/forms/WLzmEJnDM6URF13F2  and answer a one question survey. Thank you!


Application Deadlines:



  • February 23–Register for Conversations with Alumni in Public Policy

Events Calendar


Monday 2/19

4:00-4:30: MD-PhD vs. MD Information Session

4:30-6:30: Borders and Belonging Artist Talk

4:30-6:30:Guadalupe Rosales: Veteranas and Rucas


Tuesday 2/20

8:00-9:00: Magill Demolition Party

4:15-6:00: HCAH Mellon Fellow Candidate Talk

4:30-6:00: Bob Flanagan Talk


Wednesday 2/21

4:30-6:00: The Geography of Minneapolis Sound: Prince, Race, and Place


Thursday 2/22

5:00-8:00: Stopping North Korea Talk

6:00-11:00: Nenette Et Boni film screening


Friday 2/23

12:00-1:00: Fords on Friday

12:00-2:00: react Community Conversation

4:30-6:15: Tell Me About Yourself

6:00-10:00: The Vagina Monologues


Saturday 2/24

6:00-10:00: The Vagina Monologues


Sunday 2/25

2:00-3:15: Careers in China: Alumni Chat


Community Announcements:


Nerd House Application

Nerd House is now accepting applications to live with us for the 2018-2019 school year! No experience is required, just a willingness to work and learn (while enjoying nerdy things)! Please fill out the application form (linked in this blurb) by Saturday, Feb 24th at 11:59 PM. Also feel free to drop by our weekly meetings in Yarnall at 10 PM every Monday and Thursday until the application deadline, in order to see how we operate. https://tinyurl.com/ydhukq76


Quaker House Application

Apply to live in Quaker House for the 2018-2019 school year! Quaker House is a community house that strives to build an intentional community based in Quaker values in practice. Although some in the house are Quaker, you do not need to be Quaker to live here! We make our decisions in weekly business meetings, and hold events such as Brunch, sing-alongs, worship sharing, dinners with Friends in Residence, and more. Contact Melissa McLaughlin (mjmclaughl@haverford.edu) with any questions you have, and we look forward to hearing from you! Applications due March 11! https://goo.gl/forms/MIr8tkkC1D0sTEkA2


OAR Workshop: Tell Me About Yourself

Tell Me About Yourself with Holley Murchison is Friday, February 23rd at 4:15pm in Chase Auditorium. Tell Me About Yourself is a storytelling workshop and talk that helps participants find their purpose, mission, and usefulness in the world. Holley encourages her audience to find power rooted in and around their communities to drive personal and societal transformation. In this talk, she will teach a six-step process for confidently sharing personal stories to ignite social change.


Panelists Needed for Living with Disabilities at Haverford

Are you a student who knows or believes that you have a disability?  Would you be willing to share your experiences? The Office of Access and Disability Services (ADS) is bringing you a panel discussion focusing on students with disabilities at Haverford.  This will be an hour long conversation around the issues and experiences of students with disabilities, to be held on Friday, March 23 at 12:30PM in the MCC. The ADS Student Advisory Group will be selecting approximately five participants for the panel who have disabilities from varying areas (physical/chronic illness, psychological, learning, ADHD, etc.). Please note that to participate on the panel you must be willing to disclose your disability to an audience of students, staff and faculty and speak openly about your experiences. If you would like to apply to be on the panel, email sborowsky@haverford.edu by Wednesday, February 21, 2018.


Career Trek in DC: Conversations with Alumni in Public Policy
Friday, March 16, 11:00 – 2:30
Register in Handshake before February 23: https://haverford.joinhandshake.com/events/124268/share_preview
Gain insight and get advice from a group alumni who work in public policy in Washington, DC
Alumni attendees include: Bruce Andrews ’90, Managing Director, Rock Creek Global Advisors (former Deputy Secretary, US Department of Commerce), Alexis Covey-Brandt ’01, Chief of Staff to the Democratic Whip, Jessica Lewis ’92, Staff Director, Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Snapchat Takeover

Want to help give prospective students a insider’s view of life as a Haverford student or get on-campus publicity for your club, team, or event? Take over the College’s Snapchat account (Haverford.edu) for a day! We’re looking for folks to volunteer for Snapchat takeovers this semester. Contact rraber@haverford.edu in College Communications for more information.


The Vagina Monologues

We will be holding a performance of The Vagina Monologues this Friday February 23rd and Saturday the 24th at 8pm in Lunt Basement. All are invited to see this production of Eve Ensler’s monologue-based play about topics ranging from bodies to pleasure to sexuality to sexual violence. Bring cash/venmo for cupcakes and exciting raffle prizes (sex toys! art! menstrual cups!). Proceeds will benefit Project Safe (https://projectsafephilly.org/). Contact cnkennedy@haverford.edu with questions.


Club Athletic Trainer

The club athletic trainer will be available Monday to Thursday from 7 pm to 8 pm in the Whitehead campus center room 205A every week except for Spring Break.


8th Dimension Service Trip to Food Share Program

SERVICE FRIDAY: service trip to Share Food Program. Learn about how regional hunger impacts Philadelphia, and engage with an organization that works to provide wholesome, affordable food to over 600,000 low-income individuals each month. Leave campus from SOUTH BUS LOT 11:00am. BACK ON CAMPUS 3:00pm. Please bring water bottle, closed toed shoes, and snacks. Sign here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfr_5UnJjI2qvQ5_F0VL2CcA24VVsEdq58AlP3O49Ob5W7eiA/viewform?usp=sf_link


Do it in the Dark

February 17th-March 9th. Get ready for Haverford’s annual inter-dorm Energy Consumption Reduction Competition complimented by fun cross-campus events. Dorms go head-to-head to see who can reduce electricity consumption the most over 3-weeks. Match-ups are Kim vs. Tritton; Barclay vs. Gummere; Leeds vs. Lloyd; Jones vs. Comfort vs. Lunt. Overall winner receives a celebration with delicious food, raffle for a bike, and commemorative championship arboretum tree planting. Sub-competition winners receive their own delicious food celebrations courtesy of the Committee for Environmental Responsibility.

Have questions about Haverford policies or procedures? Refer to the Student’s Guide for more information.  The form for submitting an update is here. Please submit before 5pm on Sunday night.