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  • Ramiro Hernandez ’23 Named Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellow

    Ramiro Hernandez ’23 has always had a knack for writing. “I remember being in fourth grade, and we had to take this state exam,” says Hernandez, of Hidalgo, Texas. “We had to write essays for it and whatnot. They graded us from 1 to 4, with 4 being the best. I remember I was the…

  • Reflections on covering war and crime

    “From the streets of Kabul to the streets of New York: Reflections on covering war and crime” A conversation with New York Times reporter, Joseph Goldstein Friday, April 7th @ 4:30 PM Science Center 105 Swarthmore College Joseph Goldstein’s first newspaper job was at the 6,000-circulation Daily Citizen in Searcy, Ark, where he wrote, among…

  • Three “Reflections From the Field” events

    Three “Reflections From the Field” events

    We are thrilled to announce three upcoming events in “Reflections From The Field”, a new speaker series at Swarthmore College, which brings people working on the front lines of conflict and social change to campus to reflect upon *what* they do, *why* they do it and how *they* came to do it.   1. “These Birds Walk”, a film…

  • Ben Taub, foreign correspondent to speak on Syria and Isis

    The Daily Gazette presents Ben Taub, a highly successful foreign correspondent with numerous articles published in The New Yorker. A little over 2 years ago, Ben Taub was a philosophy student at Princeton, and a recent contestant on “The Voice.” He has since reported extensively about ISIS recruiting and ordinary lives in war-torn Syria.On October 17,…

  • Black/Latin@ Identity and Solidarity in #Blacklivesmatter Organizing

    Black/Latin@ Identity and Solidarity in #Blacklivesmatter Organizing Rosa Alicia Clemente Grassroots Organizer, Hip-Hop Activist, Journalist February 19, 7-8:30pm (ending time subject to change) Location: Science Center Room 101 Rosa Alicia Clemente is a Black Puerto Rican grassroots organizer, hip-hop activist, journalist, and entrepreneur. She was the vice presidential running mate of 2008 Green Party Presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney…

  • Jim MacMillan on Peace Journalism

    Jim MacMillan, Assistant Director of the Center for Public Interest Journalism at Temple University and Editor for the GunCrisis Reporting Project, spoke in our Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies course today about peace journalism. In the convergence journalism style for which he is known, Jim lectured from a Storify page, which we are all…

  • GunCrisis.org: Seeking Solutions to Gun Violence in Philadelphia with Digital Journalism

    A public lecture sponsored by our friends at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility “GunCrisis.org: Seeking Solutions to Gun Violence in Philadelphia with Digital Journalism” Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 4:30-5:30 p.m. Scheuer Room Swarthmore College Maps and Directions Download a flyer Jim MacMillan Former Journalist-in-Residence for War News Radio and Manager of Media…

  • Peace Studies and Action Course Partners with GunCrisis.org

    From the Daily Gazette By Cristina Abellan-Matamoros January 31, 2013 Professor Lee Smithey’s class, Peace Studies and Action, is partnering this semester with GunCrisis.org, which aims to provide a hard look at the gun violence situation in Philadelphia and innovative solutions to it. “I think the College as a Philly neighbor, so to speak, can be a…

  • War News Radio Interest Meeting

    War News Radio at Swarthmore College will be holding an interest meeting this week on January 29 at 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in Lodge 6. See the map below.  Read more about War News Radio on their website!.

  • Spring PEAC course partners with guncrisis.org

    In the wake of the Newtown, CT shootings and a renewed national conversation over gun control, “Peace Studies and Action”  PEAC 077 will partner this spring with GunCrisis.org, an open source reporting community developed to address the epidemic of homicide by gunfire in Philadelphia through online journalism and social media. Peace Studies and Action aims…