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Charlie Hebdo: A Muslim’s Perspective

Charlie Hebdo: A Muslim’s Perspective

Before I delve into this article on the Charlie Hebdo shooting, I would first like to make certain that, although this article is titled “A Muslim’s Perspective,” the opinions expressed…

Our Disdain for Professionalism

Our Disdain for Professionalism

One of the dirty secrets of Swarthmore is that we both stigmatize and undervalue the professional world. There is a certain disdain we hold towards those who come to college…

Reimagining MLK Day at Swarthmore

Reimagining MLK Day at Swarthmore

Darren Wilson. Timothy Loehmann. James Earl Ray. These are all members of the long list of white men who have shot and killed black men in American history. The last…

Letter to the Editor: A New Chapter of Alcohol and Other-Drug Support at Swarthmore

Letter to the Editor: A New Chapter of Alcohol and Other-Drug Support at Swarthmore

Letter submitted by Alcohol and Other-Drugs (AOD) Counselor & Educator Josh Ellow. My name is Josh Ellow, and it has been 5 months since I was hired as the Alcohol…

Op-Ed: Introducing Swarthmore’s Grievance Advisor and Community Educator

Op-Ed: Introducing Swarthmore’s Grievance Advisor and Community Educator

Letter submitted by Grievance Advisor and Community Educator Amy Jones. I joined the Swarthmore community in January and although Mother Nature decided to give me a chilly welcome, those I…

Op-Ed: J Street U Responds to SPJP’s Installation

Op-Ed: J Street U Responds to SPJP’s Installation

Letter Submitted by Rachel Berger ’16, Caleb Jones ’14 and Rachel Flaherman ’16 on behalf of J Street U Swarthmore. This week, Swarthmore’s Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine…

Op-Ed: Swarthmore Hillel Expresses Importance of Muslim Student Advisor, Interfaith Community

Op-Ed: Swarthmore Hillel Expresses Importance of Muslim Student Advisor, Interfaith Community

Members of Swarthmore Hillel Read Their Letter of Support Aloud Dear Dean Rodriguez, Swarthmore Hillel implores you to create and maintain the position of Muslim Student Advisor at Swarthmore College.…

Op-Ed: SPJP On Their Latest Installation

Op-Ed: SPJP On Their Latest Installation

Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made…

Op-Ed: Tri-College Divestment Campaigns: Growing Stronger Together

Op-Ed: Tri-College Divestment Campaigns: Growing Stronger Together

Letter submitted by Ian Oxenham (Divest Haverford), Prianka Ball (Bryn Mawr Environmental Justice Leauge), and Stephen O’Hanlon ’17 (Swarthmore Mountain Justice) Last fall the Boards of Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and…

Op-Ed: Fat Justice Responds

Op-Ed: Fat Justice Responds

Letter submitted by Nicole Sullivan in response to a recent article written by Paige Willey and published in the Swarthmore Independent. Nicole and Cora Segal helped lead the March 20th…

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