On April 25, the Environmental Coalition (EnviroCo) held a screening of the film Trashed, a documentary about the growing waste crisis.
Associate Professor of English at Swarthmore College Bakirathi Mani discussed the struggle among progressive South Asians in the U.S. and Canada to try to establish a collective identity separate from the local culture, while also depending on the government to develop their identity.
Every year, the Government Department brings a distinguished speaker with experience in politics to the College for its lecture. This year, the speaker was Barney Frank, a Democrat from Massachusetts who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 32 years.
Former Senator Alan Simpson came to the College to discuss the bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform's plan and his fears of what will happen if the country ignores the debt problem.
The Goldfarb Center brought Distinguished Service Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at SUNY Cortland Robert Spitzer to discuss the politics of the gun control debate and related themes in American politics.
Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Gerhard Weinberg presented his views on Pius in the annual Berger Family Holocaust Lecture on April 4.
The College, like its peer institutions, faces the struggle of funding its expanding budget while attempting to limit the increase in the comprehensive fee.
The rising cost of a college education in the United States has caused many to worry that the widening income gap will make it difficult for those in lower income brackets to afford the cost of attendance at elite institutions.
Until recently, few Nobel Prizes had been awarded to Chinese citizens, most of which were given to scientists doing work in Western countries or to figures politically opposed to the Chinese government, such as the Dalai Lama.
During the Student Government Association (SGA) meeting on March 10, Grossman Dorm President Kylie VanBuren ’15 proposed that the Student Government Association (SGA) recommend the expansion of the multicultural affairs course held during JanPlan from four to eight sections.
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty Lori Kletzer said that “sustainability and conservation have been guideposts” for the College and that the “Changing Oceans and the Future of the Gulf of Maine” conference held in the Diamond Building on March 8 is another example of the College’s commitment to environmental issues.
In recent years, bioengineers have made a number of advances in the quest to replace defective body parts, including hearts, with fully functional artificial versions.
In response to the recent shootings in Newtown, Conn., and throughout the country, there has been much debate about potential gun control legislation.
he Pugh Community Board (PCB) presents the Speaking, Hearing Opening Up Together (SHOUT) Award as part of SHOUT Week, which is a yearly tradition honoring student activism.
Dan Sunderland ’14 raised the issue of the forfeit policy for the Alfond Apartments Complex in the Community Forum at the Student Government Association (SGA) meeting on Sunday February 24.
The Indian Adoption Project was established in 1958 to remove Native American children from unstable homes and place them in the care of white families.
This year, the College ranked 23 in the small schools category, with 14 alumni in the Corps.
Stefanick argued that the theory of moral relativism is responsible for moral corruption.
Interest in the College from applicants across the US and abroad continued to grow this year with a record 5,396 applications for admission.
According to the Student Government Association (SGA) Fall Semester Financial Report, written by Treasurer Jean-Jacques Ndayisenga ’13, SGA received 132 funding requests from 56 percent of the approved clubs in the fall.