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Romney’s business record attacks unnecessary tactic

The onslaught of attacks on Republican presidential candidate and former Governor Mitt Romney’s (R-MA) record at Bain Capital, a private equity firm, began even prior to Romney’s New Hampshire primary victory. The so-called “anti-Romney” candidates realized what political observers determined after the Iowa Caucus: with a small win in Iowa and a solid win in… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Weekly Features

Dorm Dive: A Quieter Side to Delta Upsilon

Zach Schmidt Whilst the Delta Upsilon house is known to host fraternity meetings and events, it is less well-known that it also hosts a resident, Zach Schmidt, a senior who lives in a single room on the second floor. Traditionally, a DU brother resides in the house every year, an arrangement based on whoever is… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

Four fundamentals for answering beer’s questions

Welcome to 2012, the year beer takes over. Slowly over the past two decades, beer as an artisanal endeavor and as an environmental and lifestyle choice has made a triumphant return. Last year the Brewers Association, the nation’s largest trade association of craft and microbreweries, reported that America is now home to more independent breweries… Keep Reading

Around Campus/Campus Journal

Students and faculty discover the benefits of yoga

Taking five minutes to practice a corpse pose may seem — aside from slightly morbid — a luxury unaffordable to time-crunched students cramming for exams or banging out the slew of papers. Those who practice yoga, however, view the exercise differently: as an effective method to increase mental and physical fitness while offering a much-needed… Keep Reading

Around Campus/Campus Journal

New shows hit the main stage at the Players Club

The Players Club of Swarthmore, a community theatre, built in 1911 and around a 20-minute walk from Swarthmore College, attracts large audiences and offers a wide variety of plays, ranging from musicals to dramas. With three hundred seats in the mainstage studio and an eighty-seat black-box theatre for second stage, the club puts forth great… Keep Reading

Breaking News/News

Fire decimates Countryside Deli

The upturned Coca-Cola-branded umbrellas and blackened rubble, strewn about in what used to be an outdoor dining area, are testaments to the chaos caused by the fire that swept through Countryside & Deli on December 24th. The blaze destroyed the restaurant along with the residential space on the top floors that housed the owners of… Keep Reading

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