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Reformation of Swarthmore Progressive Christians

On Jan. 23, the Swarthmore Progressive Christians assembled for the first time in many months to provide an inclusive space where individuals of all sexualities and Christian denominations could talk about Christianity and meet together. According to Joyce Tompkins, director of religious and spiritual life, the renewed interest in SPC came after Swarthmore Voices published… Keep Reading

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Divestment dialogue leads to sit-in

On Friday, Swarthmore’s Student Government Organization hosted a forum on divestment in the Friends Meeting House that included President Valerie Smith, Mountain Justice Coordinator, Aru Shiney-Ajay ’20, Professor and Chair of the History Department Timothy Burke, Associate Professor and Acting Chair of the Sociology/Anthropology Department Lee Smithey, Vice President of Finance and Administration Greg Brown,… Keep Reading

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Swat Protects Rapists WordPress site launches with banner in Sharples

Recently, students created a wordpress website entitled “Swat Protects Rapists” outlining accusations of the administration’s handling of sexual assault cases. The phrase was also found vandalized on bathroom stalls in many places around campus, among these Kohlberg and Science Center. The website followed the appearance of fliers in bathrooms and other public spaces around campus… Keep Reading

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BEP construction to begin over the summer

When students return to campus in the fall things in the Northeast part of campus will look quite different. Construction on the Biology Engineering and Psychology Building will begin this summer with the demolition of Papazian Hall, which will start a game of musical chairs where departments will hoping buildings as construction is completed. “In… Keep Reading

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2021 and what they’ll study

Today and tomorrow, many future members of the class of ’21 are visiting campus for the first time since they’ve been accepted or for the first time ever. During SwatStruck they’ll have the chance to meet current students, talk to academic departments, and encounter almost every single one of the college’s incredibly numerous student groups.… Keep Reading

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