Published since 1881, the Phoenix is the independent campus newspaper of Swarthmore College, a small liberal arts college in suburban Philadelphia. It is run entirely by students. It is published every Thursday during the academic year except during examination and vacation periods. One thousand one hundred print copies are distributed each week to subscribers and across the college campus and the Borough of Swarthmore. The Phoenix is provided free of charge to Swarthmore students, faculty and staff, limited to one copy per reader. Almost all print issue content is uploaded to the free website, swarthmorephoenix.com. The Phoenix is printed at Bartash Printing, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.


The Phoenix’s offices are located in room 470 of Parrish Hall at Swarthmore College. The Phoenix does not currently hold office hours.


See this page for a listing of current staff.


See this page for information about editorial policies.


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See the information to the right. For further contact information, see this page.


Print issues going back to 1881 are available in the McCabe Library at Swarthmore College. See this page for recent issue PDFs.