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Group of indigenous students speak on protests of injustice

Swarthmore is often referred to as a bubble, separate from the outside world, but for many marginalized groups this campus is simply an incubator. Swarthmore is not immune to issues of racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, colonialism and the preference of funds over people’s wellbeing. This institution mirrors America in this regard. Indigenous students at this… Keep Reading


What Happens Afterwards

CW: Sexual Violence I remember the first time it happened like it was yesterday. It was my first relationship here at Swarthmore. He was drunk, as was I. He wanted to do sexual things with me, but I was hesitant. We had only been dating a short time, and I had never done anything so… Keep Reading


Envisioning radical consent

Practicing consent can be simultaneously easy, mandatory, difficult, and radical. At Swarthmore, we exist in a culture in which a drunken hookup is a clear violation of the sexual misconduct policy, yet still very typical and normalized. It can be challenging to navigate a space in which our ideals and cultural norms clash. So how… Keep Reading

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