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Hidden in Plain Sight: Hope and Anger Over Mexico’s Oil Reforms

Hidden in Plain Sight: Hope and Anger Over Mexico’s Oil Reforms

Popular protests are hardly a rare occurrence in the world today, but even with this in mind the past few weeks have seemed particularly tense. Ongoing demonstrations in Thailand have…

Hidden In Plain Sight: Battle For Bitcoin

If you’re anything like the typical American college student, you’ve probably never had to deal with, or probably even think about, the use of “digital currency.” Maybe you’ve bought posters…

Hidden In Plain Sight

Conflict is happening all over the world, but only a certain amount of it gets covered in any detail in the mainstream media. The goal of this column is to…

Syrian-American Rapper Hits Haverford For Benefit Performance

Last Friday, Syrian-American rap artist Omar Offendum performed at a benefit event at Haverford for those affected by the violence in Syria. WNR’s Collin Smith was able to talk to…

KONY 2012: Complex Problems, Simple Solutions?

Issues involving violations of human rights are almost always more complicated then they first appear. Campaigns like KONY 2012 and situations like the conflict in Syria seem to offer clear…

Gary Burtless on the Stimulus

On Wednesday evening, Swarthmore was visited by economist Gary Burtless, who serves as the senior fellow of Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution. He discussed the recent recession, the government’s…

Q&A on Hotel Plans

Q&A on Hotel Plans

On Monday evening, members of Swarthmore’s administration held an informational Q&A session on the college’s plans to build a hotel in Swarthmore. The hotel’s construction will be funded and supervised…

RA Selection More Competitive Than Usual

The RA selection process is far more competitive than usual this year, due in part to a large number of Junior RAs selected last year.…

Swarthmore’s Website to be Redesigned

The Communications and ITS Departments plan to update the Swarthmore website’s homepage by early next year. The website hasn’t been redesigned in about six years and according to Nancy Nicely,…

Swat Poetry Jam Features Def Jam Poet Shihan

Today in LPAC, the student spoken word group OASIS will hold their first large-scale poetry exhibition, the Swat Poetry Jam. The event will showcase the literary works of some of…

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