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‘One Million Bones’ raises public awareness of genocide

Spearheaded by a group of students in this semester’s philosophy course “Human Rights and Atrocities,” a workshop focused on different perceptions of genocide will be held tomorrow in Kohlberg’s Scheuer room. The workshop will begin with a presentation by Sana Musasama, a ceramic artist and art professor in New York, on the work she has… Keep Reading

Unbudgeted leadership in the United States Senate

Depending on your political beat, Congressman Paul Ryan is either a neatly-combed, responsible Midwesterner with some budgetary bravery, or an entitlement-slashing, Ayn Rand-worshiping fiend disguised as a harmless congressional geek. Jekyll and Hyde have apparently arrived on the House floor. I, for one, back the Ryan Budget because it attempts to simplify our tax code,… Keep Reading

Hawaiian Shirt Friday

Swat Style Snapshot Trendsetters and aficionados of fashion, Lamb, McTear, Kwilos and Weiner model Hawaiian shirts every Friday as a ritual of sorts. Their shirts, although sharing a common Hawaiian theme, feature a diverse range of prints, including palm trees, hibiscus flowers and tropical fruit. Weiner and McTear have preferred wearing shirts with vibrant, eye-catching… Keep Reading


Men’s lacrosse falls to Dickinson

Despite several standout individual performances, the Swarthmore men’s lacrosse team never got going against Dickinson on Saturday, losing 14-5 in a game that was over early. Three goals in the first six minutes, including back-to-back scores from Sam Abramson to open the game, put the 10th-ranked Red Devils (10-2, 4-1 in conference) up early. While… Keep Reading

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College releases five-year inventory on greenhouse emissions

The recent release of Swarthmore’s 2005-2010 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory constitutes a great stride for the college in improving its environmental sustainability and contributing to the fight against climate change. The inventory reviews the college’s current emissions levels, provides recommendations for future sustainability efforts, and establishes a baseline by which to evaluate future development. Environmental… Keep Reading

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‘Triggered’ unravels the tangled web of a life with OCD

Infusing hospitalizations and breakdowns with satire and humor, 2009 Swarthmore graduate Fletcher Wortmann’s recently released memoir “Triggered” chronicles the mind of a young man living with OCD in a world where even the most banal happening can prompt an episode. Begun during his time at Swarthmore, “Triggered” follows Wortmann in his progression from pre-adolescent dinosaur… Keep Reading

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