The Big Table: This Year’s Engineering April Fools Prank

Walking around Swarthmore’s campus on April Fools, you may notice some objects are amiss. This is likely due to the annual engineering April Fools prank held by students. The prank is generally a satirical commentary about some aspect of campus, such as

The Phoenix in Conversation with Nadia Abu El-Haj

Hillary Tran: How do you respond to critics who might accuse your work of being one-sided or biased against Israel?  Nadia Abu El-Haj: I would say my analysis of the state fits in with the large comparative literature on colonialism and recognizes

Nadia Abu El-Haj Speaks on Gaza Genocide and its Language

On March 26, co-director of the Center for Palestine Studies and Ann Whitney Olin Professor at Barnard College and Columbia University Nadia Abu El-Haj gave a lecture titled  “The Impossible Genocidaire: Gaza, the Jewish State, and the Shadow of Auschwitz” as a

Spring Break at Swarthmore

Although Spring Break gives students time to go home or travel, many opt to stay on campus. Because of Swarthmore’s participation in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s (SEPTA) Key Advantage UPass Program – which gives students up to 240 free rides on