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The Swatter: February 23-March 1

The Swatter: February 23-March 1

Public Safety Assistance Location: College Avenue Date: February 23, 2015 Time: 1:05 pm Synopsis: Public Safety responded to College Avenue to assist a Swarthmore resident student with a vehicle issue.…

(Ir)Religious Violence Talk Explores Modern Conflict and Culture

(Ir)Religious Violence Talk Explores Modern Conflict and Culture

This Monday, Hussein Rashid, a professor of Islamic Studies at Hofstra University and the founder of islamicate, L3C, a consultancy focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency, came to give…

SBC Report: March 1, 2015

SBC Report: March 1, 2015

Oasis A representative from OASIS, Our Art Spoken in Soul, Swarthmore’s spoken word poetry organization, requested $425. Every year OASIS requests $750. SBC had given the group $350 for Spring…

Weekly Newscast – February 27, 2015

Weekly Newscast – February 27, 2015

This week on War News Radio, Nigeria president Goodluck Jonathan announced progress in the campaign against Boko Haram, tribal leaders and human rights activists reported that Islamic State militants have…

Swarthmore Hillel to Host Israel-Palestine Story Panel

Swarthmore Hillel to Host Israel-Palestine Story Panel

Today, Thursday February 26, at 5:30 pm in Bond Hall, Swarthmore Hillel will be hosting an Israel-Palestine student story panel. Five students—Leonie Cohen ’16, Damella Dotan ’15, Rachel Flaherman ’16,…

The Swatter: February 16-22

The Swatter: February 16-22

Criminal Mischief Date: Monday, February 16 Time: 5:00 pm Location: Elm Avenue Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Elm Avenue for the report of malicious writing on a Swarthmore employee’s car.…

Swarthmore OCS Photo Contest

Swarthmore OCS Photo Contest

Click here to open the gallery. Every year Off Campus Study asks the students who just got back from their semesters to submit their best photos to the Off Campus…

SBC Report: February 22, 2015

SBC Report: February 22, 2015

Swarthmore Life Drawing David Holmgren ’18 from Swarthmore Life Drawing requested supplemental funds totaling $600 to hire models and buy art supplies. The group plans to meet to draw models…

President’s Announcement in Pictures

President’s Announcement in Pictures

Valerie Smith has been announced as the 15th President of Swarthmore College. Here is a gallery from the announcement! Click here to open the gallery.    …

Valerie Smith Announced as 15th President of Swarthmore College

Valerie Smith Announced as 15th President of Swarthmore College

Valerie Smith is Swarthmore’s newest college president, announced Salem Shuchman ‘84 this morning. Currently the Dean of the College at Princeton University, Smith will assume office on July 1, 2015.…