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


No more classes on MLK Day, college says

The college will begin to recognize the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday as an official college holiday starting in January 2016. This schedule change was approved after a presentation by the Curriculum Committee to the faculty at their regularly scheduled meeting


Selma Captures the Energy of a Revolution

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. Covering just