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SOLIS: A New Support Group for Low-Income Students

SOLIS: A New Support Group for Low-Income Students

The Swarthmore Organization for Low-Income Students (SOLIS) met for the first time on September 26th to discuss issues that low-income students face at Swarthmore. The two founders of the club,…

Farepath Blends Social Action and Technology to Address Hunger

Farepath Blends Social Action and Technology to Address Hunger

“If you do some digging, you’ll see that food security in America is not nearly as robust as you think it is.” Even though we live within miles of federally…

Voices of Discontent

Voices of Discontent

http://warnewsradio.org/2014/10/03/voices-discontent/ This month on War News Radio, “Voices of Discontent.” We are showcasing different stories of protest and independence going on simultaneously around the world. First, we speak with demonstrators…

Introducing Karina Beras, Residential Communities Coordinator

Introducing Karina Beras, Residential Communities Coordinator

Karina Beras and the Class of 2018 have at least one thing in common; it’s their first year at Swarthmore. Though, unlike the freshmen, Beras is beginning her first year…

The Swatter: September 22 – 29

The Swatter: September 22 – 29

Theft/Exterior Date: Friday, September 19 Time: 2:30­-4:00 p.m. Location: Whittier Place Synopsis: Public Safety received a report from a Swarthmore Borough resident regarding the theft of a razor scooter from the…

Confronted With Student Pushback, Faculty Votes to Return to Original Spring Schedule

Confronted With Student Pushback, Faculty Votes to Return to Original Spring Schedule

A vote at the Monday, September 29 faculty meeting reversed the controversial spring schedule change announced earlier this year. Faculty voted to return to the previous spring schedule, in which the…

Race To Action: Ferguson Remembrance Event Prompts Reflection and Discussion

Race To Action: Ferguson Remembrance Event Prompts Reflection and Discussion

An estimated 300 students gathered in remembrance of Michael Brown and Ferguson on Friday, September 26. The event was organized by Louis Laine ‘16, Soul Han ‘15, Arjun Raghuraman ‘16,…

Week in Pictures: Film Director, Artist Lecture, Ferguson Remembrance, and more!

Week in Pictures: Film Director, Artist Lecture, Ferguson Remembrance, and more!

This past week at Swarthmore: a screening of She, A Chinese, prefaced by a talk by the director Guo Xiaolu; students stage a march in remembrance of the Ferguson riots; an artist…

The Swatter: September 15-22

The Swatter: September 15-22

Fire Alarm Date: Monday, September 15 Time: 10:48am Location: Lower Level Mech Room Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to a fire alarm within the Cornell Library Addition. All occupants…

Summary of the Report of the Task Force on Sexual Misconduct

Summary of the Report of the Task Force on Sexual Misconduct

The Task Force on Sexual Misconduct, charged by former president Rebecca Chopp to augment an external review by Margolis, Healy and Associates, recently produced a report that calls students, faculty,…