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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

Board of Managers decide not to divest

Following two days of meetings and deliberations, the Board of Managers announced that they have reached consensus against divestment from fossil fuels, according to an email sent by Chair of the Board, Gil Kemp, just after 4:00 this afternoon. Kemp cited the Investment Committee’s investment guidelines – established in 1991 after the college divested from… Keep Reading

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