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Internal carbon charge seeks external change

This year, the college instituted an internal carbon charge in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint and eventually become emission neutral. The carbon charge is imposed on the college by itself, and which is intrinsically difficult to implement. The idea of carbon pricing is a policy idea commonly for mitigating carbon emissions on a… Keep Reading

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Students discontented with housing conditions in PPR

The state of facilities of PPR have some residents expressing their discontent. The three building complex with a combined population of 116 students, home to mainly sophomores and juniors, is located not far from the construction of NPPR, which is set to be open for use in the upcoming semester. Some of the issues encountered… Keep Reading

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Eugene Lang leaves behind a legacy of philanthropy

  Chair emeritus of the college’s Board of Managers Eugene M. “Gene” Lang ’38 H’81 died early on April 8th, according to an email sent to the student body the same day by President Valerie Smith.  As the namesake of the Lang Performing Arts Center, Lang Concert Hall, and the Lang Center for Civic and… Keep Reading

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Groups work with Swarthmore Conservatives

CORRECTION: The title of this news article previously read “Lobbying groups work with Swarthmore Conservatives.” “Lobbying” has been removed to more accurately reflect the content of the article. Recently, the Swarthmore Conservative Society was distributing materials belonging to the organization Turning Point USA, which is known for its documentation of professors with liberal values. TPUSA… Keep Reading

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Austin Petersen discusses Libertarian politics

On Thursday March 30th, Austin Petersen, the runner-up to the Libertarian nomination for president, spoke to an audience of about 50 at a talk hosted by the Swarthmore Conservative Society. Petersen, to a limited positive reception from the audience, touched on many subjects during his talk, including his vision for the Libertarian Party, his unsuccessful… Keep Reading

Malcolm Lazin of Equality Forum visits campus, highlights queer issues today

On Thursday, April 6th, the Executive Director of Equality Forum Malcolm Lazin visited the Intercultural Center for “Get Your History Straight,” a talk centered on the establishment of the modern, high-profile movement for queer rights in the U.S. The event is a part of Swarthmore’s Pride Month celebration, which was advertised through the Intercultural Center.… Keep Reading

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