campus opinions

  • At Haverford, the Holocaust has become history
         Jewish history is fading from the memories of more than American adults, and it is hardly taught at the Haverford School.       A United Nations organization…
  • Another social dilemma
    Humans are social creatures. Whether we realize it or not our social interactions will bring us happiness. In his book Social: Why Our Brains Are…
  • Physical education: four more years!
    Visceral fat is a silent killer. It is the fat that surrounds organs — fat that doesn’t show outside. Based on your lifestyle, diet, and…
  • An unknown force: student mental health
    One fateful day in September, I started sophomore year. It was a fresh start. I finally had my learner’s permit. I decided to take harder…
  • Online learning needs to be more effective
    I did more in-class assignments while learning online than while learning in an actual class, and I don’t think it helped.      The COVID-19 pandemic continues…
  • Grade-wide detention only unifies Sixth Form skippers
    I enjoyed detention. I respected Dean of Students Mr. Luqman Kolade, and he respected me. I spent it writing, and he graded writing. He welcomed…
  • Dear homophobic peers,
    I am tired of your blatant homophobia targeted to students like me and the Diversity Alliance. Over the course of the past weeks, I have…
  • Letter from the student body president
    Dear Fords, To me, the definition of a “snow day” is simple: a day in which snow impedes the proper comings and goings of school.…
  • In-person is a more effective learning environment
    After switching from in-person to virtual on multiple occasions in the past few months, students have had the opportunity to experience both systems in the…
  • Virtual is better for learning than in person
    The general assumption amongst many is that in-person instruction is superior to virtual instruction in terms of effective learning. Although this may be true in…