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Sabrina Martinez ’92. Photo by Billy Smith III

‘To Whom Much Is Given’

Spring 2015

As a black, Hispanic female from Linwood, Pa., I was not the typical Swarthmore engineering student. In fact I was only able to attend thanks to Swarthmore’s generous financial aid package. 

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A Sense of Place

Winter 2015

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been interested in how a space becomes a place. To me, a place is where people feel welcome to hang out, come and go as they please, and return repeatedly.

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Puzzling Origins

Fall 2014

Just weeks after my graduation from Swarthmore Will Shortz, crossword editor of The New York Times, asked me to be his assistant for a year.

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