The Shutdown Discourages Public Service

Though the longest government shutdown in history has finally ended, permanent damage has been done to our government and democracy. The costs of the shutdown are staggering: national parks lacked supervision, and visitors did potentially irreparable damage to fragile ecosystems. Some scientific

A Shutdown of Decency: On Kevin Hassett’s Comments

Jan. 25 marked the end of the longest government shutdown in United States history. During the 35 days that the government was partially shut down, approximately 800,000 federal workers and over a million government contractors were furloughed. In the midst of this

SGO sees resignations, calls for change

UPDATE: The previous SGO Constitution can be accessed at Co-president Josie Hung ’19, Chair of Student Life Ivan Lomeli ’19 and Senator Christian Galo ’20 resigned from Swarthmore’s Student Government Organization last week as the group debated improvements on its structure, communication,

Nothing New About Uber, Just Cheating

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. When and