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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,…

Op-Ed: In Defense of Our Endowment

Op-Ed Submitted by Zoe Wray’16, Preston Cooper’15, Tyler Becker’14, Paige Willey’16, Cole Turner’15, Riley Collins’16, Savannah Saunders’16, and Nicholas Zahorodny’16. On behalf of the Swarthmore Conservative Society, we would like to express our opposition to the campus…

Op-Ed: History Students for Divestment

Dear Swarthmore Board of Managers, As history students at Swarthmore College, we support the campaign to divest our school from the fossil fuel industry. Our classes in the Swarthmore History…

Op-Ed: History Faculty Supports Divestment in Open Letter

To the Board of Managers: On behalf of the members of the Department of History, I am writing in support of Mountain Justice’s campaign to have Swarthmore College divest its…

Op-Ed: A Letter from SMART and Student Health Director Beth Kotarski

Dear Campus Community, *This letter is in response to the discussions regarding rape and sexual assault, so please know reading on might be triggering.*  Many students have approached me in…

Op-Ed: Alumnae Call for Sexual Assault Policy Reform

As alumnae who were very involved in addressing the problems and issues related to sexual violence at Swarthmore during our time on campus, we have been carefully following recent events…

Op-Ed: A Letter to Swarthmore- The Wall

Op-Ed submitted by Swarthmore Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine Swarthmore Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine (SPJP) aims to raise awareness and push conversations about the conditions…

Op-Ed: Thinking in Terms of Cities

Op-Ed submitted by Andrew Karas ’15 and Matthew Goldman ’15. Folks at Swat know that we love cities. Some know this through SwatCities, the urbanism interest group we founded together last…