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Humanity hits the seven billion mark: how to deal

October 31, 2011 wasn’t just another Halloween — it was also a day chosen by the United Nations Population Division to symbolically mark the birth of the seven billionth person. Yet even more frightening: it is predicted that we will hit the eight billion mark in 14 years. Now this might be the moment to celebrate our… Keep Reading

False God: Reagan and the Republican primaries

Whew! Anybody else have whiplash from the Republican presidential primary? Republican voters, desperately throwing themselves into the Anybody But Mitt project, are cycling though candidates like drunk Swatties go through Paces hook ups. Strong opposition to Romney, who signed health care reform that made Massachusetts the state with the most insured citizens, was clear from… Keep Reading

Campus Journal/Columns

S.978 Jail time for Streaming

It’s been three years since Justin Bieber, a Canadian pop and R&B singer/songwriter, released a YouTube video that sparked his music career. In the next year, 2009, his debut single “One Time” peaked top ten in Canada. Since then, he’s released seven songs to hit the Billboard Hot 100. No matter how far up the… Keep Reading

Around Campus/Campus Journal

ITS showcases the future of academic technology

3D Printing, Mobile Devices in the Classroom, Web Video Galleries, Pen Display Graphics Tablet, Cinematic HD Video, New Tripod, eBooks, Moodle Q&A Booth, Open Source Electronics Projects … Do these terms sound familiar? On Monday afternoon in the Scheuer Room, the annual Information Technology Services (ITS) Academic Technology Fair displayed these nine fascinating new technologies… Keep Reading

Around Campus/Campus Journal

Student and alumni composers bring music to Lang

On Saturday evening, October 29, student and alumni composers, singers and musicians gathered for a recital, which began at 8:00 p.m. in the Lang Concert Hall. The Swarthmore Department of Music and Dance, Alumni Relations Office and Council and The Friends of Music and Dance at Swarthmore College jointly hosted the 2nd Annual Student and… Keep Reading

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