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Chalk It Up: Bailie Key, 2016 Olympian?

Chalk It Up: Bailie Key, 2016 Olympian?

After the 2012 Olympics, one gymnastics blog decided to start a 2016 Olympic team prediction contest. I had to pick five…

Microcosms of Wood: George and Mira Nakashima at Swarthmore College

Microcosms of Wood: George and Mira Nakashima at Swarthmore College

This post was first published on the author’s art blog: https://dartjournal.wordpress.com. Disclaimer: I monitor for the List Gallery regularly but I am…

News

Environmentalist Bill McKibben Shows Support for the Swarthmore Divestment Movement and Encourages More to Join

Environmentalist Bill McKibben Shows Support for the Swarthmore Divestment Movement and Encourages More to Join

“The most important issue that human beings have ever faced is the issue of climate…

Changes in Housing Policy Provoke Student Backlash

Changes in Housing Policy Provoke Student Backlash

Last Friday, Assistant Director of Residential Communities Isaiah Thomas announced in an email that the…

Jewish Civil Rights Veterans Discuss Student Activism

Jewish Civil Rights Veterans Discuss Student Activism

On Tuesday, March 24th, four Jewish civil rights veterans spoke in a panel organized by…

Opinion

On the Self-Study on Learning, Working, and Living

On the Self-Study on Learning, Working, and Living

You may have already seen the link to this survey, sitting at the top of the Dashboard, promising that it’ll only use up half an hour of your…

Embracing Pluralism and Conflict at the Shabbat Table

Embracing Pluralism and Conflict at the Shabbat Table

This week, the Jewish student group, known formerly as (Open) Hillel, decided to change its name to reflect a more inclusive variety of viewpoints on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.…

Critical Love, or How Dissent Builds Jewish Community

Critical Love, or How Dissent Builds Jewish Community

Is Swarthmore Kehilah easy? No. Is it important? “Why am I doing this?” I ask, and ask, and ask myself. I have a midterm, or two papers, or…

Bringing Housing Changes into the Light

Bringing Housing Changes into the Light

In the past few weeks, Swarthmore students have heard the whisperings of housing policy changes for the upcoming fall semester. In discussions with our peers, we felt increasing…

Swarthmore Hillel Got It Right

Swarthmore Hillel Got It Right

In the many debates over Swarthmore Hillel’s changes, critics contend that the process of opening Swarthmore Hillel and ultimately ending its affiliation with Hillel International has been a…


Voices
Not Your Mother’s Sex Column (Or Is It?)

Not Your Mother’s Sex Column (Or Is It?)

My mom and I have talked about sex before. Our first discussion of sex is now just a hazy elementary school memory that involved a lot of scientific…

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)…

Sports

Sports Roundup: March 8-17

Sports Roundup: March 8-17

Baseball 3/9/15 v. Hiram College — 1-1 The Swarthmore College baseball team went 1-1 against Hiram College (2-2) on Tuesday, March…

Karl Barkley ’15 Finishes Basketball Career, Leaving Legacy of Service

Karl Barkley ’15 Finishes Basketball Career, Leaving Legacy of Service

Monday was a momentous day for Karl Barkley ‘15: it was the last day of his 9-year basketball career. As of…

Week in Pictures: Black Students and the Transformation of Higher Education, Men and Women’s Tennis vs. NYU

Week in Pictures: Black Students and the Transformation of Higher Education, Men and Women’s Tennis vs. NYU

This past week at Swarthmore College, Men’s Tennis vs. University of Delaware Travels at 12:30: Darkness at Noon Thirty Black Students…

Week in Pictures: What We Owe to Hypocrites, Women and Men’s Basketball vs. McDaniel College

Week in Pictures: What We Owe to Hypocrites, Women and Men’s Basketball vs. McDaniel College

This past week at Swarthmore College, What We Owe to Hypocrites: Contractualism and the Speaker-Relativity of Justification W. Basketball vs. McDaniel…