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Seeking Asylum

Spring 2015

Working since the 1970s with refugees and asylum law, Bruce Leimsidor ’63 is interested in all aspects of human rights, including, most recently, the recriminalization of homosexuality in India.

Book cover of The Matchgirl and the Heiress

A Revolutionary Duet

Spring 2015

The Match Girl and the Heiress is an unconventional love story at the heart of a great social-justice crusade that began roughly a century ago.

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Sabrina Martinez ’92 smiles in front of ferns

‘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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cartoon of Kaaren Williamsen in a black blouse

A Deep Look

Spring 2015

Much work has been done—and we have a lot of work still to do. In my eight months here, I’ve focused on learning about this campus and meeting as many people as I can.

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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