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Dorm Dive: Kandinsky to Kanagawa

This ample, L-shaped single in David Kemp belongs to Natalia Cote-Munoz, which she acquired through the blocking process. The room is at once spacious allowing Cote Munoz to regularly host friends and features cozy places for her to relax in. She has decorated the room vibrantly, which reflects her appreciation of art and worldwide cultures.… Keep Reading

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TEDxSwarthmore set to bring alumni speakers in spring

From Nepal to New York to India to England, activists, entrepreneurs and scientists flock to Long Beach, California each year to present their most powerful ideas. All are gathered for one conference — TED. TED stands for Technology, Information and Design. It has hosted speakers such as Al Gore, Jane Goodall and Bill Gates as well as Professor… Keep Reading

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Enlace, O.A.S.I.S. host string of LHM performances

Every September, communities nationwide celebrate Latin@ Heritage Month. Here at Swarthmore, Latino student organization Enlace is marking the month with a series of events, ranging from concerts featuring Latino artists to seminars and workshops focusing on Latino issues. This year, Enlace leaders are focusing heavily on the arts as a “lens” for educating the community… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

The lowdown on cheap eats in University City

Center City Restaurant Week wraps up tomorrow. If you went, hopefully, you had a great high-class dining experience in the company of good friends. It still cost you at least $42 — the fixed price of the meal, plus a 15% tip. If you ordered a drink, it was more. Restaurant Week sates the appetite… Keep Reading

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Sew Swatties stitches feminism, environmentalism

Sewing is regarded as a relatively antiquated craft by many people of our generation. Most grew up buying their clothes in stores and handing them off to their parents to be mended. Actually using a needle and thread is usually regarded as the common domestic work of housewives or associated with grandmothers in rocking chairs.… Keep Reading

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Fang named Environmental Sustainability Coordinator

In response to the rallying cries of student groups, faculty, alumni and administrators, the college created a new position this fall called the Environmental Sustainability Coordinator (ESC). The ESC, whose post was filled by Clara Changxin Fang earlier this month, will guide the college’s efforts to draft a Climate Action Plan (CAP), a document that… Keep Reading

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S.M.A.R.T team adjusting to Title IX

Last April, a letter written by the United States Department of Education informed schools that Title IX guidelines around issues of sexual assault and sexual harassment will be held to new standards. Now, it has been put upon Swarthmore’s administration and student groups adjust to the new standards. “[The letter about] Title IX was a… Keep Reading

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Vice President Bayer leaves for Duke after 10 years at Swat

In August, Stephen Bayer, Swarthmore’s former Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations announced he was resigning to accept a similar position at Duke University. Bayer was hired as Associate Vice President of Development at Duke, a position that entails increased responsibilities for him: he will head a staff approximately three times the size of… Keep Reading

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