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Letter to the Editor

On the Pertinence of Public Service Under Trump

[Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published in the Wake Forest Newspaper, “Old Gold and Black” on January 19th.] Last month, the “Washington Post” reported that the staffs of 12 of the 15 Cabinet departments shrank during the first year of the Trump administration. This net loss of 16,000 federal government workers during the first… Keep Reading

Letter to the Editor/Opinions

Dear President Smith, Since the founding of Swarthmore in 1864, the college has educated students in terms of global impact and social change. From Helen Magill to Micah White, students have been encouraged to engage in community and speak out against injustice; to become righteous voices in troubling times and recognize the responsibility that such… Keep Reading

Letter to the Editor: participate in the capital campaign

This past week, Swarthmore College publicly launched the “Changing Lives, Changing the World,” an ambitious $450 million comprehensive capital campaign. This campaign purports to preserve, and promote, the college’s commitment to curricular diversity, social impact and, of course, inclusive community. A recent Philadelphia Business Journal outlines just how the large sum of money that the… Keep Reading

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