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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: October 2021

  • Homicide Database Paints a Fuller Picture of Gun Violence in Delaware County

    Homicide Database Paints a Fuller Picture of Gun Violence in Delaware County

    This article originally appeared in Swarthmore News & Events. It’s considered an epidemic in the U.S., accounting for nearly 20,000 deaths in 2020 alone, as it tears through communities and tears families apart, especially in low-income and urban areas. Yet unlike the global pandemic, this public health issue — gun violence — receives relatively little…

  • Peace Major Martin Tomlinson Reflects on the Climate Crisis in Student-lEd Workshop Series

    Peace Major Martin Tomlinson Reflects on the Climate Crisis in Student-lEd Workshop Series

    This article originally appeared in the Fall 2021 issue of the Swarthmore College Bulletin. Growing up in rural Kansas, Martin Tomlinson ’23 experienced the effects of the climate crisis firsthand. “I saw my neighbors’ crops failing and the water in the creek behind my house beginning to dry out,” says Tomlinson, a double major in Peace…