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Project shows corporate involvement in occupation

Students walking the path across the Science Center Lawn this week could not help but walk through a chain-link enclosure sprinkled with potted trees whose leaves intermingled with instantly-recognizable logos of international corporations. The display, called “Fruits of the Occupation”, was created by Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine (SPJP), which hopes to raise… Keep Reading

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‘One Million Bones’ raises public awareness of genocide

Spearheaded by a group of students in this semester’s philosophy course “Human Rights and Atrocities,” a workshop focused on different perceptions of genocide will be held tomorrow in Kohlberg’s Scheuer room. The workshop will begin with a presentation by Sana Musasama, a ceramic artist and art professor in New York, on the work she has… Keep Reading

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College releases five-year inventory on greenhouse emissions

The recent release of Swarthmore’s 2005-2010 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory constitutes a great stride for the college in improving its environmental sustainability and contributing to the fight against climate change. The inventory reviews the college’s current emissions levels, provides recommendations for future sustainability efforts, and establishes a baseline by which to evaluate future development. Environmental… Keep Reading

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Lectures highlight development, perspective

Development is an axiom of economic theory, the holy grail for policymakers around the world, the criterion by which nations are placed in the “3rd world.” Its significance is tacitly recognized in the United States, where the media treats the growth rate of the economy as a key yardstick of the country’s wellbeing. Throughout this… Keep Reading

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Speaker addresses radio journalism, WNR reflects

Charles Mayer, a 1998 Swarthmore graduate, came to campus on Monday to speak about his long-standing career in NPR News. He met with several different groups of students throughout the day to talk about careers, internships and the job process (specifically in radio journalism) and his experience as a Luce Scholar in Mongolia. Mayer also… Keep Reading

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‘Did You Know’ questions faculty diversity at college

In the past months, the enigmatic “Did You Know?” group has taken to periodically posting information sheets in the McCabe bathroom stalls amongst other campus locations, ostensibly as part of a strategy to stimulate greater discussion on issues of diversity within the Swarthmore community. The most recent postings address the racial makeup of the Tri-Co… Keep Reading

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