MLK Commemoration Week

During the week of Jan. 22, the college held a series of events to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and build a safe, welcoming community. From a candlelight vigil on the steps of the Black Cultural Center to a campus-wide

College screens “Boycott” in honor of MLK

Last Thursday, as part of the college’s week of activities to commemorate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Black Cultural Center hosted a screening of the 2001 American television movie “Boycott” in the LPAC cinema. Students, faculty, and members of

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College may not hold classes on MLK Day

Starting as early as January 2016, the college may not hold class on Martin Luther King Jr. Day as it has since the holiday’s instatement in 1983. In an email sent to the student body on Wednesday, Dean of Students Liz Braun

Editorial: Missing a Crucial Chance on MLK Day

In Center City on Monday, thousands of protesters took to the streets. Meanwhile, most Swarthmore students sat down at their desks and began the spring semester. Is there merit to the claim that we can honor the people these holidays celebrate by

MLK Day Lectures Focuses on “Speaking In”

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. Nearly 100

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Reimagining MLK Day at Swarthmore

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. Darren Wilson.