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In a stunning turn of events, the Board of Managers of Swarthmore College made the decision last weekend to completely divest from the concerns of the college community and invest the college’s entire multi-billion dollar endowment in the rubber duck industry. The decision comes after weeks of careful deliberation with well-meaning student activists and concerned… Keep Reading

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Swatties attend Trump rally, slurs heard

Content warning: This article contains racial, ethnic, and anti-LGBTIQ slurs and ableist language On Tuesday, September 13 at 7:00 pm, an independent group of Swarthmore students staged a protest at a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Aston, Pennsylvania. While at the rally, people yelled racial slurs and, in at least in one… Keep Reading

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President Smith announces plans for access, excellence, engagement

      President Smith announces plans for access, excellence, engagement Last night, President Valerie Smith held a community meeting in which she outlined her priorities and vision for the next phase in the evolution of the college. Isabel Baskin ’17 expressed appreciation at President Smith’s willingness to interface with students as the college. “I’m… Keep Reading

Mountain Justice escalates action in Philadelphia

Holding signs reading “Carbon emissions – air pollution –  8 million deaths a year” and “Rhonda Cohen –  Board of Glenmede Trust –  $1 billion in Fossil Fuel Industry,” 18 members of Mountain Justice, accompanied by Professor of Religion, Mark Wallace, staged a demonstration at the Philadelphia offices of investment and wealth management firm Glenmede… Keep Reading

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