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Letter-to-the-Editor: The Consortium for Constructive Dialog

Letter from members of the Consortium for Constructive Dialog We, the founding members of the Consortium for Constructive Dialog, believe in the power of dialog to change minds and build…

Letter-to-the-Editor: Green Advisors Responds to Divestment Decision

Letter-to-the-Editor: Green Advisors Responds to Divestment Decision

Letter by members of Swarthmore Green Advisors: Green Advisors As individual members of the Green Advisors (GAs) we are writing to offer our perspectives, critiques, and suggestions in response to the…

Letter-to-the-Editor: Environmental Justice Responds to Divestment Decision

Letter by members of Swarthmore Environmental Justice:   As members of Swarthmore Environmental Justice (EJ), we are writing to express our solidarity with and support for Mountain Justice’s campaign for…

Letter-to-the-Editor: Earthlust Responds to Divestment Decision

Letter-to-the-Editor: Earthlust Responds to Divestment Decision

Letter by members of Earthlust:   Dear Gil Kemp and the Board of Managers, We write to you as individual members of Earthlust. Earthlust is Swarthmore College’s oldest environmental group.…

Speak 2 Swatties: Talking Openly About Suicide

Trigger Warning: suicide, death, killing oneself, coping, parents, mentors, hospitals, friendship, depression In January of 2010, I sat in a hospital room bawling. My mentor had dropped me off after…

Foreign Policy Spotlight: U.S. Fumbling on Syria Guarantees a Dissatisfying Outcome

The U.S. has provided a host of rationales for intervention in Syria, but almost all of them are inadequate or too difficult to accomplish. Worse yet, any potential course of…

Letter-to-the-Editor: Mountain Justice Responds to Board Divestment Statement

Editor’s Note: Those who read The Daily Gazette last year are familiar with the ubiquitous DG “Op-Ed” (from “opposite the editorial page”). Such posts, which are generally written by members of…

A Message from the Editor-in-Chief

Chances are you’re a Swattie, an ex-Swattie, maybe even a Swattie’s parent. But whether or not you’re in college, chances are you’ve got a vibrant intellectual life. You’ve got a…

Op-Ed: Religion Faculty Call for Divestment

Op-Ed submitted by members of the Religion Faculty To the Swarthmore Community, We, the undersigned members of the Religion Department faculty, are writing in solidarity with our students in the…

Op-Ed: Overlooked Aspects of the Student Intervention in the May 4th Board of Managers Meeting

Op-Ed submitted by George Lakey, Visiting Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, Research Fellow at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility I understand the hesitation to endorse MJ’s forceful action, nearly…