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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 in this article are not necessarily those held by all 1.7 billion Muslims of the world, or the…

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 for not-so-idealistic reasons; coming to Swarthmore to increase your prospects of financial security, maybe even a six-figure income…

The Extra Class: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Time I Spent Reading the DG

The Extra Class: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Time I Spent Reading the DG

During my first two years, I thought my job at Swarthmore was to be a diligent student. And it was. That is why I chose Swarthmore. But there was more to my “Why Swarthmore?” than merely wanting academic rigor, and I wish I had understood that earlier. The…

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…

Letter to the Editor: A Collision Course With a Problem of Our Own Making

Letter to the Editor: A Collision Course With a Problem of Our Own Making

It was with shock that I discovered in a New York Times article last spring that Swarthmore College holds…

Letter to the Editor: Swarthmore and The Bank of England

Letter to the Editor: Swarthmore and The Bank of England

With its welcome announcement that Swarthmore’s “investment managers … have been asked to detail their methods of evaluating…

Our Obsession with Articles

Our Obsession with Articles

Why has my Facebook news feed become a news feed? I scroll down endlessly and for the most…

Op-Ed: Combatting An Accusation Of Moral Hypocrisy

Op-Ed: Combatting An Accusation Of Moral Hypocrisy

On November 20, 2014, Chair of Swarthmore Board of Managers Gil Kemp published an opinion piece titled “Divestment…

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