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Peripeteia Finally Unveiled, Met with Eager Faculty

This Friday, a trio of sophomores, Owen Weitzman ‘17, Victor Gomes ‘17, and Karl Palmquist ‘17, unveiled their newest idea to vivify the liberal arts: Peripeteia. The group’s goal is…

Spring Schedule Changes May Be Reversed, Pending Faculty Vote

Spring Schedule Changes May Be Reversed, Pending Faculty Vote

Last May, when Provost Tom Stephenson touted the revised spring schedule as “a significant advantage to our community,” the change seemed final. After a student campaign and a recent faculty…

Dorm Storage To Be Phased Out By Spring 2015

Dorm Storage To Be Phased Out By Spring 2015

Last spring, Rachel Head, the Director for the Office of Student Engagement, announced the College would be phasing out dorm storage, free space available to students storing items over the…

Over 100 Swarthmore Students To Attend People’s Climate March in NYC Next Weekend

Over 100 Swarthmore Students To Attend People’s Climate March in NYC Next Weekend

Over 100 Swarthmore students will travel to New York City to attend the People’s Climate March this Sunday, September 21.  Swarthmore Mountain Justice has partnered with Earthlust to organize bus…

Amer Ahmed Joins Swarthmore as New Director of the Intercultural Center and Dean of the Sophomore Class

Amer Ahmed Joins Swarthmore as New Director of the Intercultural Center and Dean of the Sophomore Class

This past spring, Amer Ahmed was appointed as Swarthmore’s Director of the Intercultural Center and Dean of the Sophomore Class. Ahmed succeeds Darryl Smaw, who stepped in as interim Director…

Introducing Kaaren Williamsen, Swarthmore’s New Title IX Coordinator

Introducing Kaaren Williamsen, Swarthmore’s New Title IX Coordinator

Kaaren Williamsen, Swarthmore’s Title IX Coordinator, is one of the college’s newest administrators and has been met with a wave of positive feedback from the student body. Williamsen came to…

Fall Construction Updates

Fall Construction Updates

The Daily Gazette sat down with Stu Hain, Vice President for Facilities and Capital Projects, Jan Semler, Director of Planning and Construction, and Greg Brown, Vice President for Finance and…

Student Groups Hold Candlelight Vigil In Honor of Deaths in Gaza and Israel

Student Groups Hold Candlelight Vigil In Honor of Deaths in Gaza and Israel

On Wednesday, September 3rd, at 8:00pm, students will gather on the front steps of Parrish Hall to hold a candlelight vigil in remembrance of the lives lost this summer in…

Weeks After Controversial Schedule Change, Questions of Accountability Persist

Weeks After Controversial Schedule Change, Questions of Accountability Persist

The controversial final schedule change announced in May has been considered both “formally and informally for years” according to Provost Tom Stephenson. Changing the spring finals schedule was last formally…

Swarthmore Hires First Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor and Educator

Swarthmore Hires First Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor and Educator

Last week, Josh Ellow was hired as Swarthmore’s first Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor and Educator, a position that replaces the former Drugs and Alcohol Counselor and Fraternity Advisor post…

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