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A Southern Perspective at Swat

A Southern Perspective at Swat

I debated whether or not I should write this article. My brother, a sophomore at Brown, told me that it sounded like I was going on the defensive.…

RnM Auditions: An Inside Look

RnM Auditions: An Inside Look

It’s been 5 years since I gave up ballet. I outgrew my black leotards and pink tights, my pointe shoes turned into cross-country shoes, and instead of splits…

News

Fleeing Violence: Immigrant Children, Moral Obligations, and Political Implications

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New Alcohol Policies Tested During Disorientation

New Alcohol Policies Tested During Disorientation

This weekend Swarthmore’s Phi Psi fraternity threw the year’s first headline party: Disorientation. But this…

Friendsy: Frenzy, or just Friends-eh?

Friendsy: Frenzy, or just Friends-eh?

Fear no more, lonely Swattie: the campus specific hookup/friend-finder app Friendsy has finally arrived on…

Opinion

Deciphering Discourse: Sorting Truth From Fiction in the Gazan Crisis

Deciphering Discourse: Sorting Truth From Fiction in the Gazan Crisis

1. “I reaffirm my strong support for Israel’s right to defend itself. No nation should accept rockets being fired into its borders or terrorists tunneling into its territory…we…

A Freshman’s Fresh Take on the Updated Alcohol Policy

A Freshman’s Fresh Take on the Updated Alcohol Policy

While outrage towards the recent update on the alcohol policy ensues, an insidious counterculture of hard pre-gaming — bred by our community’s incessant demand for alcohol on Thursday and…

Why Do We Hate The Crum Creek Meander?

Why Do We Hate The Crum Creek Meander?

Remember the last time something changed around you? How did you react to that? I would guess with confusion or even anger. No doubt those of you living…

Speak 2 Swatties: Welcome Back

 “I wanted to talk to someone. But who? It’s moments like this, when you need someone the most, that your world seems smallest.” – Rachel Cohn  Sometimes silence…

Letters to the Editor: John F. McDiarmid ‘68′s Proposal for Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Letters to the Editor: John F. McDiarmid ‘68′s Proposal for Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Climate change has begun, with already disastrous effects in this country and throughout the world. To mitigate its further consequences, we need to take many steps, including extracting and…


Arts & Features

Swat Visually: Return of The Funnel

Swat Visually: Return of The Funnel

There has been no shortage of articles written on the changes to the alcohol policy in these past few weeks. Since…

A Southern Perspective at Swat

A Southern Perspective at Swat

I debated whether or not I should write this article. My brother, a sophomore at Brown, told me that it sounded…

Photo Essay: “Caged” by Natasha Chak ’18

Photo Essay: “Caged” by Natasha Chak ’18

Natasha Chak is a first year student from Hong Kong. Three years ago she explored the housing problem in her home city.…

RnM Auditions: An Inside Look

RnM Auditions: An Inside Look

It’s been 5 years since I gave up ballet. I outgrew my black leotards and pink tights, my pointe shoes turned…

Self-Care at Swat: Sleep

Self-Care at Swat: Sleep

“How are you?” “Good, how are you?” “Tired. You know, Swat.” This type of exchange is all too common around here,…

Sports

Sports Roundup: August 30-September 3

Men’s Soccer 8/30/14 vs. Penn State Abington—W 1-0 Sophomore Ryan Meuth found the back of the net for the first time…

SAAC Launches #RiseUp Campaign

SAAC Launches #RiseUp Campaign

Swarthmore’s Athletics department has a new campaign called Rise Up, designed to promote diversity and inclusivity within the athletics community and…

Athletic Department’s Hall of Fame Introduces Second Class

Athletic Department’s Hall of Fame Introduces Second Class

Swarthmore has officially inducted the second annual class of the Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame. In an unveiling ceremony before a…

The Daily Gazette’s Weekend of September 28th Athletics Recap

The Daily Gazette’s Weekend of September 28th Athletics Recap

Men’s Soccer: Courtesy of the Sports Information Office The Men’s Soccer team played Ursinus College to a 1-1 draw in Collegeville,…