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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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CAPS increases staff hours to meet students needs

As the semester draws to an end, Counseling and Psychological Services has increased its staff hours to meet the increasing need of students. Increasing CAPS’s capacity through extended hours has been standard procedure for years. The Director of CAPS David Ramirez explained how this adjustment works. They bring in independent contractors who have been collaborating… Keep Reading

Students join with North Philadelphia’s green economy initiative Serenity Soular

On Friday, March 31st, members of Serenity Soular, the initiative to address social and climate justice issues and to make solar power affordable in North Philadelphia, met in the Intercultural Center to update the Swarthmore community on their recent actions and new aims, including a project to outfit Morris Chapel Baptist Church in North Philadelphia… Keep Reading

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BREAKING: SWARTHMORE DIVESTS FROM STUDENT VOICES

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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MJ members receive sanctions

On Friday, March 17th, Associate Dean of Students Nathan Miller informed five students by email that they could face sanctions for a violation of the student code of conduct incurred during their participation in a peaceful protest last month. The five students are members of the student organization Mountain Justice, which held a sit-in in… Keep Reading

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