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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…

Op-Ed: No More Business As Usual

Op-ed submitted by Alexa Ross ’13, Ali Roseberry-Polier ’14, Ben Bernard-Herman ’14, Dinah DeWald ’13, Elliana Bisgaard-Church ’13, Julia Denney ’15, Kate Aronoff ’14, Laura Rigell ’16, Maria Elena Covarrubias…

Op-Ed: Moving from Discourse to Conversation

The first time I was told I was going to hell, I was nine. You see, back home, I am an ethnic (or racial, depending on who you ask) minority. …

Op-Ed: Open Letter to Robert Zoellick ’75

Dear Mr. Zoellick, As concerned members of the Swarthmore Class of 2013, we would like to apologize for your treatment in the campus discourse over the past two weeks. Regrettably,…

Op-Ed: Our Student Press and the Zoellick Embarrassment

In the wake of the fiasco culminating in Robert Zoellick ’75′s decision to refuse both the College’s honorary degree and the opportunity to speak at this year’s commencement ceremony, it…

Op-Ed: Vote Yes on the Greek Life Referendum

As we hope you are well aware, the referendum on Greek life will be taking place today and tomorrow on Moodle. Since the referendum is fast approaching and given the recent…

Op-Ed: Consent Is Swat

As party organizers from numerous groups across campus, we have joined together to encourage students to help build a safer community through organizing a week of consent workshops in conjunction…