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Under Pressure From Hillel International, Swarthmore Hillel Changes Name

Under Pressure From Hillel International, Swarthmore Hillel Changes Name

Swarthmore Hillel’s board voted late Monday evening to change their name following an ultimatum from Hillel International. This decision to no longer use the Hillel name comes over a year…

Swatter: March 2-9

Swatter: March 2-9

Robbery (Strong Arm) Date: March 2, 2015 Time: 7:12pm Location: 21st and Providence, at the SEPTA stop, Chester Synopsis: Public Safety received a report from a Swarthmore resident student that…

Spring Photo Contest!

Spring Photo Contest!

The Daily Gazette is holding a slider photo contest! We were inspired by all your beautiful winter shots and would love to be able to use them as default photos…

Humanities, Honors Programs in Decline

Humanities, Honors Programs in Decline

Earlier this week, Swarthmore’s class of 2017 submitted their Sophomore Plans, as have hundreds of classes before them. However, against the backdrop of the significant hits to both the humanities…

Palestinian Ali Abu Awwad Speaks About Nonviolent Resistance in Israel/Palestine

Palestinian Ali Abu Awwad Speaks About Nonviolent Resistance in Israel/Palestine

On Wednesday, March 4, Ali Abu Awwad, a Palestinian activist for peace through non-violent civil resistance, spoke. This event was the opening discussion of Swarthmore Hillel’s semester-long Israel-Palestine social justice…

The Swatter: February 23-March 1

The Swatter: February 23-March 1

Public Safety Assistance Location: College Avenue Date: February 23, 2015 Time: 1:05 pm Synopsis: Public Safety responded to College Avenue to assist a Swarthmore resident student with a vehicle issue.…

(Ir)Religious Violence Talk Explores Modern Conflict and Culture

(Ir)Religious Violence Talk Explores Modern Conflict and Culture

This Monday, Hussein Rashid, a professor of Islamic Studies at Hofstra University and the founder of islamicate, L3C, a consultancy focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency, came to give…

SBC Report: March 1, 2015

SBC Report: March 1, 2015

Oasis A representative from OASIS, Our Art Spoken in Soul, Swarthmore’s spoken word poetry organization, requested $425. Every year OASIS requests $750. SBC had given the group $350 for Spring…

Weekly Newscast – February 27, 2015

Weekly Newscast – February 27, 2015

This week on War News Radio, Nigeria president Goodluck Jonathan announced progress in the campaign against Boko Haram, tribal leaders and human rights activists reported that Islamic State militants have…

Swarthmore Hillel to Host Israel-Palestine Story Panel

Swarthmore Hillel to Host Israel-Palestine Story Panel

Today, Thursday February 26, at 5:30 pm in Bond Hall, Swarthmore Hillel will be hosting an Israel-Palestine student story panel. Five students—Leonie Cohen ’16, Damella Dotan ’15, Rachel Flaherman ’16,…