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The Swatter: March 24-30

The Swatter: March 24-30

Medical emergency Date: March 24, 2015 Time: 2:49 p.m. Location: Worth Health Center Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and Ambulance responded to Worth Health Center for the report of an…

BREAKING: Swarthmore College Divests From Everything

BREAKING: Swarthmore College Divests From Everything

Citing the long-standing efforts of many Mountain Justice supporters, Gil Kemp ‘72 released the following statement, reprinted in whole below: After considering the issue of divestment from fossil fuels carefully…

New Schedule Changes, Finals Condensed to One 12-Hour Period

New Schedule Changes, Finals Condensed to One 12-Hour Period

Dean of Students Liz Braun announced this Tuesday that the spring finals schedule has been revised again, this time condensing Honors exams into single 12 hour session. Rather than taking…

DJ Paid

DJ Paid

Although Samuel Franklin ’15 has been working as a DJ at Swarthmore parties since his freshman year, he never received a paycheck for his services. That is, until this fall.…

Kehilah Hosts Second Event With Jewish Civil Rights Leaders

Kehilah Hosts Second Event With Jewish Civil Rights Leaders

On Wednesday, March 25, Swarthmore African-American Student Society (SASS), Race-To-Action, and Kehilah hosted a panel of Jewish civil rights veterans for the second day of a two-day series about Jewish…

SBC Report: March 29

SBC Report: March 29

Model UN The Model UN Club requested funding to travel to a Model UN Conference held at NYU, calling it one of the “premiere Model UN conferences in the country.”…

Environmentalist Bill McKibben Shows Support for the Swarthmore Divestment Movement and Encourages More to Join

Environmentalist Bill McKibben Shows Support for the Swarthmore Divestment Movement and Encourages More to Join

“The most important issue that human beings have ever faced is the issue of climate change,” began Bill McKibben at a rally of students, faculty and community members at Swarthmore…

Changes in Housing Policy Provoke Student Backlash

Changes in Housing Policy Provoke Student Backlash

Last Friday, Assistant Director of Residential Communities Isaiah Thomas announced in an email that the Office of Student Engagement had posted information about the upcoming housing selection for the fall…

Jewish Civil Rights Veterans Discuss Student Activism

Jewish Civil Rights Veterans Discuss Student Activism

On Tuesday, March 24th, four Jewish civil rights veterans spoke in a panel organized by the Swarthmore African-American Student Society (SASS) and Kehilah. In Bond Hall, Dorothy Zellner, Ira Grupper,…

Confluences: Exploring The Tapestry of Life with Professor Nalini Nadkarni

Confluences: Exploring The Tapestry of Life with Professor Nalini Nadkarni

Professor Nalini Nadkarni spoke on Friday, March 20, in an event called “Confluences: Weaving Science, the Arts and Society to Care for the Tapestry of Nature.” Nadkarni, a Professor of…