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Op-Ed: Why Doesn’t Swarthmore Provide Child-Care?

When I was applying to colleges, Amherst, Haverford, Williams, and Swarthmore were all among my top choices: small, prestigious liberal arts colleges where I would find small classes, great professors,…

Op-Ed: Swat’s Feminism Phobia

I am calling for a moderate, inclusive women movement at Swarthmore. I’m not talking about bra-burning, dick-hating, Freidan-worshipping womyn (a common perception of feminism here at Swat), but Swatties who…

Op-Ed: One Detainment and Two Marriage Proposals, Or My Study Abroad Experience

When I was selecting a study abroad program, I found myself torn between programs in Jordan and programs in Germany; I studied both Arabic and German. In Germany, I would…

Op-Ed: The End of Black History Month

There’s rarely time for leisure reading here at Swarthmore, still less time to truly savor any news or experience from outside this bubble that we call home. However I have…

Op-Ed: A DU Brother’s Experience

Disclaimer: This article is solely reflective of my experience in Delta Upsilon and is in no way meant to contradict the experiences of other individuals or represent DU in any…

Op-Ed: An Alternate Perspective

I write this in the hope not of diminishing any other story, but strengthening all together the picture of Swarthmore’s fraternities. After all, what is life but a mosaic of…

Op-Ed: A Weekend, a Movement, a Responsibility, an Inspiration

I spent this weekend surrounded by 200 incredible activists from around the country at the Power Up! Fossil Fuels Convergence. At the end of a whirlwind three days (and an…

Op-Ed: Greek Life Institutions Condone, Cover Up, and Reinforce Bad Behavior

It’s been quite strange to be abroad during what I am sure is a time of heated discussion and debate. I wish that I could be there in Sharples with…

Op-Ed: From Delta Upsilon

Dear Swarthmore, Delta Upsilon has closely followed all of the public discussion the past few weeks. We do not question or deny anyone’s personal experience, and are moved by those…

10 Reasons to be Excited About Fossil Fuel Divestment

1. Climate Change and Fossil Fuel extraction demand social justice. Climate change and fossil fuel extraction are deeply impacting people’s lives now. Communities across the United States surrounded by fracking…