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From Deans to Students, All Line Up For Presidential Conversation

From Deans to Students, All Line Up For Presidential Conversation

It is said that no college president can refuse a request on her first workday. At least, that’s what you might infer after seeing the line that persisted throughout Valerie…

Class of 2019 A Success For Admissions

Class of 2019 A Success For Admissions

A week after Ride the Tide, the 950 students the College admitted into its Class of 2019 make their final decisions about whether to accept or reject their offers. For…

Swarthmore Students Rake in Scholarships, Fellowships

Swarthmore Students Rake in Scholarships, Fellowships

A number of Swarthmore students are offered prestigious scholarships and fellowships each year, and 2015 is no exception. Among this year’s recipients were Hayden Dahmm ‘15, Olivia Mendelson ‘16, Mayra…

Students React to New Diversity Peer Advisors Program

Students React to New Diversity Peer Advisors Program

On March 16, applications for the new Diversity Peer Advisor (DPA) program opened, asking students to “serve as resource for students who are targeted and/or marginalized on basis of identity…

Swarthmore Administration Grows Rapidly, Garnering Concern

Swarthmore Administration Grows Rapidly, Garnering Concern

Swarthmore’s administration has grown 1,450% since 1987, according to data released in 2014 by The New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR). This “problematic boom” in the size of administrative…

Swarthmore Students Begin Clothing Drive for Nepal

Swarthmore Students Begin Clothing Drive for Nepal

Swarthmore for Nepal, a group founded by students from Nepal, has started a clothing drive and a fundraising campaign to help relief efforts following the devastating earthquake in Nepal on…

The Imperfect Legacy of “Save Darfur”

The Imperfect Legacy of “Save Darfur”

On Tuesday, April 21, Rebecca Hamilton, a journalist and human rights lawyer, spoke about her new book, Fighting for Darfur. In the lecture, titled “The Legacy of Save Darfur,” Hamilton…

College Hosts 16th Annual LAX Conference on Entrepreneurship

College Hosts 16th Annual LAX Conference on Entrepreneurship

On Saturday, April 11, over 150 alumni, parents, students and friends of the college gathered for the 16th annual Jonathan R. Lax ‘71 Conference on Entrepreneurship. The conference is named…

Keith Edwards Speaks about Sexual Violence

Keith Edwards Speaks about Sexual Violence

On Wednesday, April 8, Keith Edwards spoke about sexual violence on college campuses. Edwards, an educator on sexual violence prevention and men’s identity, began by defining sexual violence on college…

Philosophy Professors Discuss Morality of Divestment

Philosophy Professors Discuss Morality of Divestment

Philosophy Professors Krista Thomason and Hans Oberdiek gave a presentation on the afternoon of Monday, April 6, concerning the moral arguments surrounding the divestment controversy. Most of the attendees were…

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