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Swarthmore Students Begin Clothing Drive for Nepal

Swarthmore Students Begin Clothing Drive for Nepal

Swarthmore for Nepal, a group founded by students from Nepal, has started a clothing drive and a fundraising campaign to help relief efforts following the devastating earthquake in Nepal on…

The Imperfect Legacy of “Save Darfur”

The Imperfect Legacy of “Save Darfur”

On Tuesday, April 21, Rebecca Hamilton, a journalist and human rights lawyer, spoke about her new book, Fighting for Darfur. In the lecture, titled “The Legacy of Save Darfur,” Hamilton…

College Hosts 16th Annual LAX Conference on Entrepreneurship

College Hosts 16th Annual LAX Conference on Entrepreneurship

On Saturday, April 11, over 150 alumni, parents, students and friends of the college gathered for the 16th annual Jonathan R. Lax ‘71 Conference on Entrepreneurship. The conference is named…

Keith Edwards Speaks about Sexual Violence

Keith Edwards Speaks about Sexual Violence

On Wednesday, April 8, Keith Edwards spoke about sexual violence on college campuses. Edwards, an educator on sexual violence prevention and men’s identity, began by defining sexual violence on college…

Philosophy Professors Discuss Morality of Divestment

Philosophy Professors Discuss Morality of Divestment

Philosophy Professors Krista Thomason and Hans Oberdiek gave a presentation on the afternoon of Monday, April 6, concerning the moral arguments surrounding the divestment controversy. Most of the attendees were…

Senior Lang Scholars Reflect, Offer Advice

Senior Lang Scholars Reflect, Offer Advice

Last Friday, March 27, the seven senior Lang Opportunity Scholars, Cortnie Belser ‘15, Hope Brinn ‘15, Chris Capron ‘15, Jason Heo ‘15, Isabel Sacks ‘15, Duong Tran ‘15, and Minh…

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…

Livetweet – “Meet Me on the Margins: Redefining Progress and Prosperity in America’s Rust Belt” (Jesse Marshall ’11)

Livetweet – “Meet Me on the Margins: Redefining Progress and Prosperity in America’s Rust Belt” (Jesse Marshall ’11)

Featured image courtesy of Margination. [View the story “Livetweet – “Meet Me on the Margins: Redefining Progress and Prosperity in America’s Rust Belt” (Jesse Marshall ’11)” on Storify]…

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…

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,…

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