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Fracking Symposium Elicits Variety of Responses

Fracking Symposium Elicits Variety of Responses

This article outlines responses to Friday’s hydrofracturing symposium, from organizers of the event, students, a Board member, an alum, and an administrator. The article covering the actual event can be…

Hydrofracking Symposium Discusses Efficiency, Fugitive Emissions, Water Usage, and More

Hydrofracking Symposium Discusses Efficiency, Fugitive Emissions, Water Usage, and More

This past Friday, a symposium in Upper Tarble explored the long-term consequences of hydrofracturing in Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry, with special regard to the environment and communities affected by nearby…

Swarthmore Vacates Finding in John Doe Case

Swarthmore Vacates Finding in John Doe Case

Nearly a year after an anonymous student known as John Doe filed a federal lawsuit against Swarthmore College, alleging that his expulsion for violation of the school’s sexual misconduct policies…

Mountain Justice Delivers Petition Supporting Divestment to Board

Mountain Justice Delivers Petition Supporting Divestment to Board

Mountain Justice delivered a petition containing over 800 student signatures supporting divestment to the Board of Managers on the morning of Saturday, December 6. Mountain Justice also collected signatures from…

SBC Report: December 7

SBC Report: December 7

Terpsichore A representative from Terpsichore requested a $33 transfer from group supplies to student labor in order to hire a videographer for their upcoming Wednesday performance. Full funding was nearly…

Week in Pictures: Symposium, Poetry Reading, and Student Dance Concert!

Week in Pictures: Symposium, Poetry Reading, and Student Dance Concert!

This past week at a busy Swarthmore College: student poets read their poems in McCabe, student dancers perform at the Student Dance Concert, and a Symposium on Hydrofracturing in Pennsylvania…

Peripeteia Hosts Discussion of Perfection

Peripeteia Hosts Discussion of Perfection

Peripeteia held their first event, Perfection: A Discussion with Baumann, Schwartz and Hungerford on Tuesday. The discussion focused on the notion of perfection and its implications. The topic proved to…

After Lengthy Renovations, Clothier Bells Ring Again

After Lengthy Renovations, Clothier Bells Ring Again

Clothier Tower is one of the landmarks on Swarthmore’s campus. Yet for the past two years, its bells remained silent, sullen, and dysfunctional under scaffolding. Upon returning to campus after…

One Year Later, Open Hillel Continues to Define Its Space on Campus

One Year Later, Open Hillel Continues to Define Its Space on Campus

It has been a year since Swarthmore Hillel declared themselves an Open Hillel, a decisive break from international guidelines. On Wednesday, December 3rd, Hillel hosted a discussion about what has…

STAND Considers What Activism Means at Swarthmore

STAND Considers What Activism Means at Swarthmore

On December 1st, STAND (a student group based on a movement to end mass atrocities) hosted a discussion forum regarding the role of activists and how students can be activists…