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Professor Sarah Willie-LeBreton appointed provost

Swarthmore has recently appointed professor of sociology and black studies Sarah Willie-LeBreton as the new provost. From the classroom to the academic office, Willie-LeBreton will be tasked with handling the academic affairs, budgeting, and overall curriculum of the students she has advised, taught, and interacted with on a daily basis. Although Willie-LeBreton will not officially… Keep Reading


Making the Best of It: Crochet Resources

Whether you believe or not, spring break is finally within reach! Ten days of free time, here we come! With all that free time, it’s the perfect opportunity to pick up a new hobby that will give you a break from all that mind-numbing reading and help keep you awake in lectures once we’re forced… Keep Reading

Campus Journal

Spring Break To Do List

Spring is upon us. The weather may be unreliable and unpredictable, I may have watched a huge tree fall outside my window that overlooks Willets hill, but hey, at least spring break is upon us. I am placing great emphasis on the word “break” because sadly, most of us will not take advantage of it.… Keep Reading


The Longer the Better? Albums and Music in the Age of Streaming

  On Jan. 26, Migos released “Culture II,” the sequel to their 2017 hit “Culture.” In many ways, “Culture II” sounded exactly like its predecessor, with its palette of moody trap beats, A-list features, triplet flows, and a healthy collection of Audemars Piguet watches. However, the two projects had one major difference: their length. Running… Keep Reading


SwatTeam chronically understaffed, limiting party options

Last Saturday, both parties hosted by ENLACE and Phi Psi did not have SwatTeam members present. SwatTeam determines whether or not its members are required to work an event based on the attendance of the party and whether alcohol is being served. Shivani Chinnappan ’18 posted on the Swarthmore College Facebook group seeking SwatTeam members… Keep Reading

Opinions/Staff Editorials

Thank you to those who keep Swarthmore going

In the past week we’ve experienced more snow than Swarthmore has seen in the past three months. As we all began to mentally prepare ourselves for spring break, it managed to get the coldest it has been all year. Friday’s winter storm damaged power lines, cutting off the power to the college and the majority… Keep Reading


Some pessimism about divestment

Sunrise has had a good week. SGO recently announced that they will invest surplus funds from the student activity budget into BlackRock, an investment fund that prioritizes environmental sustainability and refuses to invest in fossil fuels. While this is not really “divestment” as Sunrise claims, since the money wasn’t invested into fossil fuels in the… Keep Reading

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