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Abby Young

Abby Young has 6 articles published.

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New tax bill is harmful to many aspects of Swat life

Currently, the nation is engulfed in a political and economic debate about the new tax bill that the Senate passed at 2:00 a.m. last Saturday. Though there are still two different versions of this controversial bill in Congress, both have serious consequences that affect the college’s budget, students, employees, and alumni due to an excise… Keep Reading

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Online system, travel agency among changes to off campus study

Recently, there have been changes made to the off-campus study program that have affected students’ experiences. Some of these changes include the use of a single travel agency to book tickets for travel and a new system to calculate credit from studying abroad, the latter of which has the most impact on students, especially those… Keep Reading

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Events management restructuring reflects college-wide change

On Oct. 30, President Valerie Smith sent out an email announcing that the special assistant to the President, Susan Eagar, will have a new role as director of events and programs, effective Nov. 20. This role will be to oversee event planning broadly, and it is part of structural changes to the department of events… Keep Reading

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Bio Professor Siwicki cited in Nobel prize-winning research

A research paper on the gene regulating the circadian rhythm that Professor of Biology Kathy Siwicki worked with a team on a research project about the gene regulating the circadian rhythm. On Oct. 2, this research won the Nobel Prize. The paper, titled “Antibodies to the period gene product of Drosophila reveal diverse tissue distribution… Keep Reading

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Volleyball players aim high by taking a knee

At the women’s volleyball home game on Sept. 30 against Widener, most of the team knelt during the national anthem. Those who didn’t kneel held hands with their teammates in an expression of solidarity. Spectators were mostly activists and supporters; many of them were dressed in black and knelt in solidarity. After the national anthem… Keep Reading

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College conservatives and democrats emphasize activism and collaboration

Amidst the first year of a controversial presidency with near-constant political turmoil, campus political groups such as the Swarthmore Conservatives and the Swarthmore Democrats are looking for ways to expand their outreach and build upon the progress they made last year. The values of each club, while rooted at different points on the political spectrum,… Keep Reading

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