The Phoenix, the student newspaper at Swarthmore College, has covered several stories related to Peace and Conflict Studies recently:
Lakey database released ten years after 9/11
On the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, as a decade of violence from New York City to Afghanistan came to a close, a group of Peace and Conflict studies students and teachers offered a new solution to the conflict: nonviolent action. read more…
Remembering the legacy of Alice Paul, women’s rights
Imagine a woman in her mid-thirties standing before a gold, white and purple banner, sewing a 36th star onto the double row of stars which runs down the middle. This woman was Swarthmore graduate Alice Paul ‘01, 91 years ago, preparing to celebrate the passing of the 19th Amendment, and that star represented the state of Tennessee — the final state necessary for the passing of the amendment. Paul was a leading activist in the fight for women’s suffrage and one of the critical players in the push for the 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote. read more…
Peace One Day film screening to mark the International Day of Peace
Peace and Conflict Studies Professor Jennifer Magee and students appeared in the “This Week in Pictures” section of the paper.