Masha Gessen Speaks at Swarthmore

In the second installment of the Activism Under Totalitarianism lecture series, award-winning author and journalist Masha Gessen came to Swarthmore’s campus on Oct. 23. They participated in a candid conversation about recent developments in Russian politics as well as the evolving field

Lang Center Launches Three-Year Pulitzer Center Partnership

In response to growing student interest in exploring such issues through written and photographic journalism, filmmaking, and radio broadcasts, the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility has entered into a three-year partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (https://pulitzercenter.org/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIm9ry8KLs5AIVQj0MCh3mNwhQEAAYASAAEgIgHPD_BwE). Under

Artists discuss “Everyday Life in the Middle East”

On Friday evening, a series of events under the title “Passion for the Arts and Everyday Life in the Middle East” took place over a span of just four hours. The events — workshops, screenings, and performances — were sponsored by the


New class of Lang Scholars announced

The Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility recently announced the six new recipients of the Eugene Lang Opportunity Scholarship. Each year, the scholarship provides funding and support to six students of the sophomore class to design and carry out a project


New class of Lang scholars named

A new class of Lang Opportunity Scholars has been named for 2014. The Eugene M. Lang Opportunity Scholarship Program selects six sophomores each year to “receive funding to conceive, design and carry out an Opportunity Project that creates a needed social resource


Swat students operate homeless shelter

This fall, a group of students from Swarthmore, in addition to both undergraduate and graduate students from six other colleges, kick-started the Student-Run Emergency Housing Unit of Philadelphia (SREHUP), a budding initiative dedicated to providing shelter during the coldest months of the

Real Food Festival shows ways to be sustainable

If you happened to pass through the open space across from the Swarthmore Co-op this weekend, you would have heard joyful music and seen children playing, parents collecting brochures and asking questions around different tables or people shaking jars. Grow, Cook, Eat: