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Monthly archive February, 2000

Bi-College Crime Blotter

By Bryn Mawr College

Haverford and Bryn Mawr absent from character-development rankings

By Tom Goodhue The John Templeton Foundation recently released a guide ranking colleges according to their focus on character development. Neither Haverford nor Bryn Mawr made the list of the top 100 colleges encouraging character development, although Haverford was recognized as an exemplary institution in two subcategories.

F.U.N.’s Un-talent Show provides playful alternative

By Jessica Bluebond-Langner In Haverford College’s Barclay Lounge last Thursday, students gathered to share their talents, or rather lack of talents, thanks to the recently formed group. F.U.N., which simply stands for “fun.”

Bi-college boycott of South Carolina results from college conversation

By Heather Grigo This month Haverford became the first college in the Philadelphia area to cancel its team’s spring break training plans in South Carolina out of protest against the Confederate flag flying over official state sites. Bryn Mawr soon followed with its own decision to boycott. The birthday

The Bigger Picture

By Sara Stanley Northern Ireland’s home rule suspended

Special vaccination offered at colleges

By Christine McCluskey Infecting thousands of Americans each year, bacterial meningitis has entered the vocabulary of students and health care providers across the nation as, from 1992 to 1996, half of the outbreaks occurred in schools and colleges. The risk has increased to the point that the American College Health Association has made two recommendations...

HC budget to increase 4.6 percent

By Tim Harvey After a budgeting process of many months, Haverford College’s 33-person Board of Managers agreed unanimously Saturday morning to raise the overall cost of Haverford enrollment a record $1,450.

BMC seniors unhappy with performance of class presidents

By Christine McCluskey Unsatisfied with how senior class presidents Brynne and Erin McBride were carrying out their responsibilities, a group of seniors took action to improve a situation they saw as making their senior year less than what they had hoped for. Their action could have led to impeachment and a change in the long-standing...

Haverford Sports Briefs

By Women’s Basketball

Who would your ideal Customs leader(s) be?

By “Brilliant people like us…shameless plug, we know.” - Radha Karnad and Noor Al-Rashid, BMC ’03

Corrections for Feb. 1, 2000

By Because of editing error, the article on the Honor Council survey on cheating incorrectly stated the number of freshmen surveyed. It was 149, not 139.

EU threatens to sever diplomatic ties with Austria over third party

By Ben JonesThe Stanford Daily Editor’s note: Presenting an outside perspective offers members of the bi-college community a chance to look past their own realm of discussion. This week we are including a piece describing the controversy in Austria surrounding the third party of Jorg Haider. It first appeared on the Stanford Daily of Stanford...