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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…

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…

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 notable event marked more than just the first party this year — it was also…

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 campus. Friendsy is a more robust, optionally platonic Tinder. The app was founded by four…

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. In her own words: “Inadequate housing such as the…

The Swatter: September 8-15

The Swatter: September 8-15

Investigation Person Date: Monday, September 8th Time: 1:19 p.m. Location: Cunningham Parking Lot Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of an unidentified person asleep within a vehicle parked in…

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…