The Board Is Not Our Friend

In the spring of my freshman year, I met with two Board members and a variety of administrators about a resolution that garnered over one thousand signatures and ultimately passed our Student Government Organization. The resolution called upon Swarthmore to divest from


Know the Ban, Ban the Ban II. Duplicitous Ban

Editor’s note: This piece is part of a series about the ban on divestment at Swarthmore. To read the first part, click here. Introduction Swarthmore College has a policy banning the consideration of ethics in the management of the endowment. Swarthmore uses

Into the Archives: Apartheid Divestment, part II

Last CJ issue, I wrote about an exchange between 1985 Swarthmore grad Perry Chang and then-president David Fraser about the college’s policy on divestment from Apartheid. This week, I’d like to dig a little into what that process actually looked like. Before