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The Collegiate Blog expands over summer, gains notice

Senior year at high school can be a challenging and harrowing environment as students begin the college application process and attempt to piece together little nuggets of wisdom from various sources. Overworked and thinly stretched college counselors form the primary source of guidance, supplemented by sites like College Confidential, which must be ingested with a… Keep Reading

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Campus sorority to open its doors in spring semester

The student group Not Yet Sisters (NYS) can finally claim victory. After several meetings and presentations this summer with Swarthmore’s administration, the sorority will be conducting its intake in the spring of 2013. According to Satya Nelms, the campus advisor for the sorority, shortly after NYS was approved to “begin the exploration process for bringing… Keep Reading

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Peace Collection brings Rustin exhibit to McCabe

McCabe Library is currently displaying an exhibition on the life and work of renowned social activist Bayard Rustin. The exhibit is entitled “Bayard Rustin: Passionate Prophet for Racial Equality, Peace and Social Justice” and will remain on display on McCabe’s first floor until June 15. The materials featured in the exhibit were drawn entirely from… Keep Reading

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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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