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The Swat Business Network

Op-Ed by Leo Deibel On Thursday, March 1 Julian Harper ’08 organized the semiannual alumni meeting of the LinkedIn group “Swarthmore Business Network” in five different US cities. The event run by alumni in the individual cities was first hosted by Rob Steelman ’92 in 2010 in New York City. It quickly became a popular… Keep Reading

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SPJP to boycott Israeli food company Sabra

Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine (SPJP) is organizing a boycott against the hummus company Sabra, whose products are sold in both snack bars on campus. The Strauss Group, partial owner of Sabra and Israel’s second largest food and beverage company, is an active supporter of the Golani Brigade, a section of the Israeli… Keep Reading

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College enters summer construction planning process

Jackhammers, nail guns and saws will fill the campus soundscape this summer. Swarthmore is planning a series of construction projects that will update Worth Health Center, Parrish Hall, the Lang performing Arts Center, Hicks Hall and Papazian Hall. The projects are part of the five-year plan, a short term part of the College’s Strategic Plan… Keep Reading

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Petition draws attention to Swat’s investments

In the weeks before spring break, anyone paying a visit to Sharples would probably have been asked to sign Mountain Justice’s most recent petition at the main entrance. This petition calls on President Chopp to initiate discussions concerning the divestment of college money from 14 fossil fuel extraction companies. Companies the group seeks financial estrangement… Keep Reading


Women sixth, men seventh at track championships

At last weekend’s Centennial Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships held at Ursinus College, both the men’s and women’s teams had their best showings in recent memory. The men finished seventh overall, which was an improvement from last year’s ninth place result when they scored 10 points. This time around, the Garnet tripled its total… Keep Reading

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