Nearly four years ago, I attended a Phoenix interest meeting after the first day of classes and found out the paper was looking for columnists. I volunteered to write a column that week, hoping to get my foot in the door. Ever
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.
This summer, a group of students who see themselves as part of an ideological minority on campus began producing an alternative publication entitled the Swarthmore Independent. Members of the Independent’s staff, who say that they tend to approach campus and political issues
When Swarthmore announced that alumnus and former President of the World Bank Robert Zoellick ’75 would be the 2013 commencement speaker and recipient of an honorary degree, students responded in a multitude of ways. While many students, especially seniors, questioned why someone
It seems that every day at Swarthmore some new issue is being brought to light by a student group and within days that issue is the talk of Sharples. Right now, the Supreme Court’s debate of California’s Proposition 9 and the Defense