Monthly Archives: November 2006

Making Elections Work

I have to say that my allergy to conspiracy theories in general is starting to get a healthy dose of antihistamine when it comes to elections in the United States. There’s little things to be irritated by: we just switched … Continue reading

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Only At Swarthmore

A new round of chalkings, in subtle and clever reply to the last two rounds. Seen already this morning: “Free the quarks!” “The marginalia I wrote were not for you, they were Fermat.” “K/S forever!” I guess I could add, … Continue reading

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Free Speech Kabuki

There’s a lot of discussion on campus this year about the annual “chalkings” that coincide with Coming Out week. They’ve been controversial before (as one student puts it in the campus newspaper, it’s a “predictable moment” in the calendar). If … Continue reading

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