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Op-Ed: Our Collective Responsibility To A Working Constitution

Op-Ed: Our Collective Responsibility To A Working Constitution

Members of the Swarthmore Student Body, The powers of the Student Council, and indeed that of any modern government, is defined by the principles and regulations codified in its constitution.…

“Jessica” Production Technically Dazzling, but Hard to Absorb in One Viewing

Creating a two-hour interactive play that touches upon anti-Semitism, love that cannot be, and religious identity would seem to be an extremely difficult task. In Jessica, directors Joshua Wolfsun ’16 and…

Letter To The Editor: Rebecca Chopp on Saturday’s MJ Action

Letter To The Editor: Rebecca Chopp on Saturday’s MJ Action

Letter submitted by Swarthmore College President Rebecca Chopp. As the Board made clear in its September 11 open letter to the community, we look forward to working with students, faculty,…

A Message from the Editor-in-Chief

Chances are you’re a Swattie, an ex-Swattie, maybe even a Swattie’s parent. But whether or not you’re in college, chances are you’ve got a vibrant intellectual life. You’ve got a…

Op-Ed: Religion Faculty Call for Divestment

Op-Ed submitted by members of the Religion Faculty To the Swarthmore Community, We, the undersigned members of the Religion Department faculty, are writing in solidarity with our students in the…

Op-Ed: Overlooked Aspects of the Student Intervention in the May 4th Board of Managers Meeting

Op-Ed submitted by George Lakey, Visiting Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, Research Fellow at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility I understand the hesitation to endorse MJ’s forceful action, nearly…

Religion Department Students for Divestment

Op-ed submitted by Lo-Yuan Chou ’15, Damella Dotan ’15, Benjamin Ellentuck ’14, Marcus Ford ’15, Christopher Geissler ’13, Joshua Gregory ’15, Porsché Poole ’14, and Naia Poyer ’14, majors and…

Op-Ed: Raped and Betrayed

Op-Ed submitted by Mia Ferguson Andrea Pino notes in her article, “it’s hard to say what could be worse than my rape.” I was sexually assaulted my first year at…

Op-Ed: A Different Starting Point

Op-Ed Submitted by Katy Montoya ’15 In the midst of our privileged surroundings, the perpetual dissatisfaction of fellow students blazons an uncurbed sense of entitlement. Yet I, too, have my…

Op-Ed: Let’s be Clear: Divestment and Financial Aid

Op-Ed Submitted by Nathan Graf  ’16 and Zein Nakhoda ‘13, members of Swarthmore Mountain Justice As we head into an exciting Weekend of Action for fossil fuel divestment May 2nd-4th,…

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