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Introducing Karina Beras, Residential Communities Coordinator

Introducing Karina Beras, Residential Communities Coordinator

Karina Beras and the Class of 2018 have at least one thing in common; it’s their first year at Swarthmore. Though, unlike the freshmen, Beras is beginning her first year…

The Swatter: September 22 – 29

The Swatter: September 22 – 29

Theft/Exterior Date: Friday, September 19 Time: 2:30­-4:00 p.m. Location: Whittier Place Synopsis: Public Safety received a report from a Swarthmore Borough resident regarding the theft of a razor scooter from the…

Confronted With Student Pushback, Faculty Votes to Return to Original Spring Schedule

Confronted With Student Pushback, Faculty Votes to Return to Original Spring Schedule

A vote at the Monday, September 29 faculty meeting reversed the controversial spring schedule change announced earlier this year. Faculty voted to return to the previous spring schedule, in which the…

Race To Action: Ferguson Remembrance Event Prompts Reflection and Discussion

Race To Action: Ferguson Remembrance Event Prompts Reflection and Discussion

An estimated 300 students gathered in remembrance of Michael Brown and Ferguson on Friday, September 26. The event was organized by Louis Laine ‘16, Soul Han ‘15, Arjun Raghuraman ‘16,…

Week in Pictures: Film Director, Artist Lecture, Ferguson Remembrance, and more!

Week in Pictures: Film Director, Artist Lecture, Ferguson Remembrance, and more!

This past week at Swarthmore: a screening of She, A Chinese, prefaced by a talk by the director Guo Xiaolu; students stage a march in remembrance of the Ferguson riots; an artist…

The Swatter: September 15-22

The Swatter: September 15-22

Fire Alarm Date: Monday, September 15 Time: 10:48am Location: Lower Level Mech Room Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to a fire alarm within the Cornell Library Addition. All occupants…

Summary of the Report of the Task Force on Sexual Misconduct

Summary of the Report of the Task Force on Sexual Misconduct

The Task Force on Sexual Misconduct, charged by former president Rebecca Chopp to augment an external review by Margolis, Healy and Associates, recently produced a report that calls students, faculty,…

200 Swatties March For Climate Justice in New York

200 Swatties March For Climate Justice in New York

200 Swarthmore students, alumni, professors, and community members joined the estimated 400,000 people at the People’s Climate March in New York City on Sunday, September 21. Marching with the student…

JT Duck Makes a Splash as New Admissions Director

As a Haverford graduate, 15-year veteran of the college counseling field, and former Associate Admissions Director at MIT, Brandeis, and Haverford, Joseph “J.T.” Duck fits the bill of admissions director…

Week In Pictures: Lectures, Rooftops, and Soccer

Week In Pictures: Lectures, Rooftops, and Soccer

This week at Swarthmore: Art History Lecture, Film Screening, and unusual look at Swat’s green roofs, and both men’s and women’s soccer! Click here to open the gallery. “The Week…