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How to take action when lightning strikes your portfolio

Whenever we hear about national crises such as the credit downgrade from AAA to AA+ on Friday, August 5th, we’re always made aware of macroeconomic repercussions such as future governmental actions and the interpretations of huge investment banks including Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, among others. But how are these sharp declines in the market affecting the… Keep Reading

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Olde Club begins season with Enlace Concert

This Saturday at 10 p.m., Olde Club will host a concert and dance party featuring a renowned, diverse trio of artists — Zuzuka Poderosa, Las Krudas and Geko Jones. The concert, which will be Olde Club’s first live performance of the school year, was organized by Enlace (pronounced en-LAH-say), Swarthmore’s Latino student organization on campus.… Keep Reading

Voter identification laws should be a non-issue

Aside from an economy that’s going haywire, an obstinate Libyan dictator, and a mushrooming level of debt, U.S. officials are sparring over an issue that seems oddly antiquated and minor. Texas, Alabama, Kansas, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Rhode Island recently passed legislation that requires all voters to show a photo-ID at the polls. Voter… Keep Reading

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