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Broken Hearted Dreamer | Use it or Lose it: On Procrastination and Building Resilience

Broken Hearted Dreamer | Use it or Lose it: On Procrastination and Building Resilience

All of us here at Swarthmore are pretty familiar with procrastination. Often thought to be a bad habit, procrastination is sometimes…

Just the Pit: John Oliver at His Core

Just the Pit: John Oliver at His Core

You might know him as the hilarious, sarcastic Brit from The Daily Show. You might know him as Bill Maher’s less…

News

The Swatter: January 19-26

The Swatter: January 19-26

Vehicle Accident Date: January 19, 2015 Time: 9:15 am Location: Bond Parking Lot Synopsis: Public…

Exclusive: Mountain Justice Releases Fossil Fuel Divestment Proposal

Exclusive: Mountain Justice Releases Fossil Fuel Divestment Proposal

On February 2, five members of Mountain Justice will meet with five members of the…

Swarthmore Expands Resources for Low-Income Students

Swarthmore Expands Resources for Low-Income Students

Swarthmore continues to its efforts to support low-income and other disadvantaged students this semester. Shortly…

Opinion

Charlie Hebdo: A Muslim’s Perspective

Charlie Hebdo: A Muslim’s Perspective

Before I delve into this article on the Charlie Hebdo shooting, I would first like to make certain that, although this article is titled “A Muslim’s Perspective,” the…

Our Disdain for Professionalism

Our Disdain for Professionalism

One of the dirty secrets of Swarthmore is that we both stigmatize and undervalue the professional world. There is a certain disdain we hold towards those who come…

The Extra Class: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Time I Spent Reading the DG

The Extra Class: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Time I Spent Reading the DG

During my first two years, I thought my job at Swarthmore was to be a diligent student. And it was. That is why I chose Swarthmore. But there…

Reimagining MLK Day at Swarthmore

Reimagining MLK Day at Swarthmore

Darren Wilson. Timothy Loehmann. James Earl Ray. These are all members of the long list of white men who have shot and killed black men in American history.…

Letter to the Editor: A Collision Course With a Problem of Our Own Making

Letter to the Editor: A Collision Course With a Problem of Our Own Making

It was with shock that I discovered in a New York Times article last spring that Swarthmore College holds investments in the coal industry.  A Quaker college, located in…


Voices
Aneesa Andrabi ’16: My Summer with the Butchers of Pakistan — Part 2

Aneesa Andrabi ’16: My Summer with the Butchers of Pakistan — Part 2

This is the second article in a two-part series detailing Aneesa Andrabi ’16′s work this summer in Pakistan. Her experiences were funded by the Summer Social Action Award (s2a2)…

Aneesa Andrabi ’16: My Summer with the Butchers of Pakistan — Part 1

Aneesa Andrabi ’16: My Summer with the Butchers of Pakistan — Part 1

This is the first article in a two-part series detailing Aneesa Andrabi ’16′s work this summer in Pakistan. Her experiences were funded by the Summer Social Action Award (s2a2)…

Sports

Week in Pictures: Science, Robots, Digital Humanities, and More!

Week in Pictures: Science, Robots, Digital Humanities, and More!

This past week at Swarthmore College: a talk on the digital humanities, analyzing paintings, Engineering students race robots, and women’s soccer…

Women’s Soccer Wins Centennial Championship, Earns Spot into NCAA Tournament

Women’s Soccer Wins Centennial Championship, Earns Spot into NCAA Tournament

The Swarthmore Women’s soccer team has had perhaps its greatest season ever in school history this year. Led by Captains Rehana…

Week in Pictures: Lectures, Origami, Concert, and Sports!

Week in Pictures: Lectures, Origami, Concert, and Sports!

This past week at Swarthmore College: Guys and Dolls in live concert, students make origami, women’s volleyball and soccer play against…

Sports Roundup: September 4-23

Sports Roundup: September 4-23

Women’s Soccer 9/6/14 v. Wesley — W 4-1 Senior Emma Sindelar matched two program records by recording a goal and adding an assist…