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Editor’s Note

With classes ending today, this will be the Gazette's final issue of the year. As always, I'd like to encourage seniors who wish to continue receiving the Gazette in the…

Scholars outline competing visions for Social Security

Speaking in the Science Center last night, John Lott, a resident scholar at the the American Enterprise Institute, and Dean Baker '80, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy…

Japanese program faces phase-out

Shortly before Spring Break the Council on Educational Policy (CEP) recommended that the program in Japanese language, literature, and culture not be added to the regular budget for the college.…

Editor’s note

With today's issue the Gazette marks a new period in its development as we begin regular use of html in our emails. We hope this will improve the Gazette's functionality…

Board adopts Bloom’s living wage proposal, “no chance” for more

In what was described both as the conclusion of a five-year process and as just one step in an even longer campaign, the College Board of Managers approved President Bloom's…

Economics professor Bernard Saffran passes away Monday

Long-time Swarthmore economics professor Bernie Saffran passed away on Monday morning. Saffran was the Franklin and Betty Barr Professor of Economics at the college and well known in the larger…

Increase in competition sparks increase in advertising efforts during Student Council elections

With 27 candidates competing for six seats, Swat's current round of Student Council races features an increased number of candidates and more vigorous campaigning than other elections in recent years.…

Lang Center transportation budget feels the squeeze

Caught between rising prices for gasoline and reduced income from the Center's endowment on one side and the increasing number of Swarthmore students participating in service activities on the other,…

Public Safety advocates simple safety measures after armed incident

Early last Thursday morning, a resident of Worth dormitory opened his door to find three intruders, one of whom was armed with what is believed to have been a handgun,…

Former presidential hopeful Howard Dean exhorts students to get involved in politics

Additional reporting by Alex Glick Telling students that "voting alone is only good for a D," former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination Howard Dean urged Swatties to get involved…

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