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Re-Examining Ethical Purchasing

Given the disappearance of proposed Proposal Review committee, and the experience of one of our two Lang Center interns responsible for examining ethical purchasing guidelines, it’s hard not to worry…

The P.E. Requirement Needs to Be Abolished Immediately

We need an independent body to determine whether a P.E. requirement is really necessary or not. If we don’t get one, hundreds of already fit people with very busy schedules…

Committee Bars Q&A Coverage for Dean’s Search

The second candidate for Dean of Students will be speaking at Swarthmore tonight. We encourage you to attend, because you will not be able to read our coverage of the…

When America Does Good Things in the World, People Appreciate it

So dark are the events in Haiti that it might seem foolish and insensitive to attempt to salvage something positive from the rubble. But it is important that we…

Spotted… (December)

From Sharples coffee to Hobbs' Coffee, from love at first sight to love inspired by bodily functions, Swatties keep on missing connections.…

A History of Fine Dining: Sharples Through the Years

In 1964, a college press release spoke of “a place of noble proportions” that had sprung up at Swarthmore. The alumni bulletin called it “a humane setting for the fine…

The Daily Gazette is Hiring for Spring 2010

The Daily Gazette is always on the look-out for more staff members, whether you want to be extraordinarily prolific or an occasional, thoughtful contributor. In particular, we have positions for…

Want a Diverse Student Council? Well You’re Going to Have to Pay For It

Student Council members invest time and energy into functioning as our representatives and, you know what? We think it’s time to pay them. In fact, we should pay all our…

SFAP Statement to Board of Managers

The Student Financial Advisory Panel (SFAP) was formed in the Fall of 2009 to increase dialogue between students and the administration on matters of the Ad Hoc Financial Planning Group.…

Lauren Learns to Speak Up in Germany

I’m finally starting to feel comfortable with expressing opinions—about feeling bad about slavery, about the Bosniak Muslims in Switzerland, about the Jewish perspective, about lesbian history through the ages and…