Support networks activated after election

Following the news of Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election early Wednesday morning, support networks across the college were activated as students, faculty, and staff worked to absorb the results of the election. The Women’s Resource Center, the Intercultural Center, and

Proud to be an American?

Once upon a time I cringed at Hillary’s too-convenient, smugly clever response to Trump: “America is already great.” American exceptionalism, and the superiority and complacency that accompanies it, has always annoyed me. “Pride” in my country is not something I can justify;

Guns, gridlock, and voting

How Swatties can be the change we want to see this election According to Everytown for Gun Safety, 91 people are killed on average by gun violence each day. Nearly 100 people will lose their lives in the United States today. Each person lost to


In Defense of Wasting Your Vote

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. Every time