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Daniela Wertheimer

Daniela Wertheimer has 21 articles published.


Finding womanhood in friendships abroad

Disclaimer: I am a Swarthmore student studying abroad in Havana, Cuba for the semester. My experience is not representative of the experience of actual Cubans or anyone else living on the island right now, nor any/all people who identify as women or who have experiences or claims to “womanhood” (besides myself), especially since that term… Keep Reading


Professor Mani curates photography exhibit in Philadelphia

Swarthmore students packed into Twelve Gates Arts’ Philadelphia gallery last Friday for a preview of “Ruins and Fabrications,” an exhibition curated by Swarthmore English Literature professor Bakirathi Mani and sponsored by the Lang Center. The preview took place a few hours before the exhibit’s formal debut the same night during Old City’s First Friday art… Keep Reading

Refusal to divest may not have been entirely financial

During the most recent meeting of the Board of Managers’ Committee on Social Responsibility on Friday, September 18, the Board revisited its May decision to not divest from fossil fuels in order to clarify which arguments drove their spring deliberations. Despite the Board’s early communications regarding their consensus, which emphasized a desire to reaffirm “investment… Keep Reading


Sitting down with incoming President Valerie Smith

In the coming weeks, preparations will be made: grass watered, buildings groomed and lines rehearsed all in anticipation of President Valerie Smith’s inauguration on October 3rd, 2015. After a year and a half of presidential flux — the somewhat sudden 2014 departure of Rebecca Chopp, followed by a year with Interim President Constance Hungerford —… Keep Reading

Campus Journal

Swatties share stories of eclectic summer experiences, triumphs

For those of us returning to school, asking the obligatory “How was your summer?” question of 20 acquaintances a day, we are often met with stories that live up to the expectations many of us had coming into Swarthmore — of social justice, community involvement, and intellectual intensity. A summertime Swattie, many times, is about… Keep Reading

Around Campus/News

College may not hold classes on MLK Day

Starting as early as January 2016, the college may not hold class on Martin Luther King Jr. Day as it has since the holiday’s instatement in 1983. In an email sent to the student body on Wednesday, Dean of Students Liz Braun outlined the process by which the schedule change will be reviewed and potentially… Keep Reading

Around Campus/News

“Rape haven” graffiti discovered on Delta Upsilon

Graffiti reading “Rape Haven” was found on the front wall of the Delta Upsilon fraternity Tuesday morning. Several fraternity members saw the graffiti and proceeded to contact Public Safety. While the responsible parties remain yet unnamed, the incident is under active investigation by Public Safety. “This kind of vandalism is completely unacceptable and will not… Keep Reading

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