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Don’t Trust Disingenuous Democrats: Health Care Reform Will Not Be Cheap

After decades of Democrats’ efforts to achieve universal health care, President Obama will sign into law a historic health care reform bill. Unfortunately, however, it is only with cynicism that…

Does A Skewed Gender Ratio at College Turn Girls Into Sluts?

Does a high ratio of girls to guys on campus turn co-eds into sluts? That’s the conclusion of a recent New York Times article on the subject. I'm not convinced.…

Propriety and Other Such Beasts to Slay

We thank you for the roses, the candy hearts, the well-wishes, the twelve-story luxury ocean liners, and the offers of matrimony that followed our last column. Although we cannot reciprocate…

Late Valentine’s Day at the Symposium

Late Valentine’s Day at the Symposium

Today, jackdaws and magpies, the sages have gathered, to talk about love. To talk about love cut through with time. Crippled with the burden of the clocks of our ancestors,…

Standards and Measurements: Rules and Regulations for Getting in Our Pants

Salutations! We are pleased to introduce ourselves as your newest sex columnists, Marianne and Ginger. We're two heterosexual, twenty-something, intrepid sexual adventurers and friends with a love of all things…

Make Sure You Know What You’re Signing Onto

I had a great time at Global Health Forum’s “Minus Malaria” variety show, but I left uneasy. I signed a letter supporting malaria prevention policies, and in doing so, I…

Swarthmore at War, Part II

The sudden influx of soldiers on the GI Bill who enrolled in Swarthmore after serving overseas was completely unprecedented in American higher education, and while Swarthmore didn’t suddenly increase enrollment…

Purim: It’s Good Fun

Three feet of snow blankets Philly? The Saints win the Super Bowl? What in the name of heaven is going on? It must be that time of…

Hiring AlliedBarton Guards Violates Committment to Fair Wages

The College’s decision to contract security officers’ services from AlliedBarton in order to replace positions previously held by College employees raises so many red flags that there’s barely any room…

Redefining Commenting on the Gazette

After intense editorial discussion, the Daily Gazette has decided to modify its comments policy. We have begun to worry that too many individuals are abusing our policy to write…