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Editors’ Note: Farewell

Editors’ Note: Farewell

According to rumors (the germ of many of our stories), at last weekend’s Parents Council Meeting President Chopp said that she wakes up each morning anxious about that day’s edition…

Academy-Award Nominated Documentary Filmmaker Talks NASCAR

Academy-Award Nominated Documentary Filmmaker Talks NASCAR

Last Thursday, Jon Emont chatted over the phone with documentary filmmaker and Academy Award Nominee, Marshall Curry ’92. They discussed his film Racing Dreams, which won Best Documentary at the…

At Debate, Provost Concludes: Only Social Science Can Save Us From the Aliens

At Debate, Provost Concludes: Only Social Science Can Save Us From the Aliens

Dominic Tierney, Political Science Professor and, for the night, paladin of the Social Sciences, kneaded his neck. The RonPaulians- an evil alien race– were threatening to destroy the planet, and…

Robert Putnam ’63 on OWS, President Obama and the Class of 2012

Robert Putnam ’63 on OWS, President Obama and the Class of 2012

At the end of last semester, Gazette editors Jon Emont ’12 and Hanna Kozlowska ’12 had a chance to sit down with Robert Putnam ’63, author of Bowling Alone: The…

Administration Reverses Itself on Weeknight Party Ban

Administration Reverses Itself on Weeknight Party Ban

Dean Braun emailed students this afternoon to announce that DAC (Dean’s Advisory Committee) had authorized a “pilot program” that would end the ban on late-night party permits in non-residential areas…

Exclusive Interview with New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof

Exclusive Interview with New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof

In anticipation of New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof’s visit to Swarthmore on Monday, co-Editor in Chief Jon Emont asked Nicholas Kristof some questions about his recent columns, what it would take…

More Progress Needed on Legalizing Post-Midnight Thursday Parties

More Progress Needed on Legalizing Post-Midnight Thursday Parties

Last Wednesday, Student Council organized a conversation with the Deans to discuss the recent changes in the policies concerning social life on campus. In particular, the group discussed the new Paces…

Study Finds Computer Science, Modern Languages Most Gender-Polarized Majors at Swarthmore

Study Finds Computer Science, Modern Languages Most Gender-Polarized Majors at Swarthmore

More than seven out of every ten Swarthmore graduates in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, and Philosophy are men, Swarthmore institutional research finds. Beginning in 2001, Swarthmore recorded the gender breakdown…

The Great Catch

The Great Catch

College introduces you to new friends, new music, new room-decorating possibilities, and new opportunities to copulate with adventurous, intellectually engaged young people. The Gazette is of the firm belief that you should take advantage of all…

The Truth About The Truth

As many of you will no doubt remember, there was some controversy in the comments section of my last column about whether my column title, "The Truth" was meant ironically…

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