The DG’s 2016 April Fools’ Day Issue

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

Did you have too much work to enjoy April Fools’ Day antics this year? Were you too busy actually studying to appreciate the Neko Atsume cats in McCabe? The Swarthmore Society of Engineer’s caffeine drill (and free coffee) may be gone, but we’ve put together a full list of this year’s Daily Gazette articles so you can catch up on the fun:

  1. Mountain Justice Stops Climate Change, Still Criticized For Being “Too White”
  2. College Hires New Administrative Assistant, Don Quixote
  3. These Infographics Prove the Administration Sucks
  4. SGO Operatives Tear Through Parrish, Ransacking Boards they Deem Offensive
  5. To Promote Wellness, Worth to Be Replaced by Play-doh Workshop
  6. Professor Claims Finger­snapping a Covert Communist Ploy
  7. Edgy Student Journalists Make Fun of Social Justice
  8. In the Newsroom: Literary Superstar Jonathan Franzen ’81 Tells All
  9. Swarthmore Worker-Students Plot Revolutionary Overthrow of Administration
  10. Board of Managers Begins Drilling Operations
  11. Bring Back the Sludge Fiend
  12. SAO to rebrand as “Swarthmore Jasmine Organization”

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The Daily Gazette is Swarthmore’s daily newspaper. The Gazette is sent out every work-day to more than 2,500 people, and has thousands of readers from across the world.

The Daily Gazette was organized during Fall semester 1996 by Sam Schulhofer-Wohl ’98. The goal: to provide timely coverage of campus news and Garnet sports while maintaining complete independence from the administration and student government.

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