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Henry Cappel

Henry Cappel has 15 articles published.

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SPJP constructs model of West Bank wall on campus

    Swarthmore Students for Peace and Justice (SPJP) recently constructed a model wall near the Kohlberg tunnel in an attempt to start a discussion and send a message about human rights violations in Palestine. In 2002, Israel built a wall that separated the Palestinian West Bank from Israel proper. At the time, the wall… Keep Reading

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Partnership between Lax conference, Swattank declared a success

The 17th annual Jonathan R. Lax Conference on Entrepreneurship was held this past Saturday. The event brought many alumni, guest speakers, and current students to discuss entrepreneurship and hear the presentations of students in Swattank. The conference was started to honor Lax and to instigate discussions about entrepreneurial ventures. The conference is funded by the… Keep Reading

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College hosts symposium for outgoing Professor Schwartz

Last Saturday the college held a ceremony honoring long-time psychology professor Barry Schwartz. The ceremony took place in Lang Concert Hall from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. During that time, faculty members who had worked with Schwartz had the opportunity to share their experiences and gratitude for him. The event was open to all students… Keep Reading

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Meeting the Dean of Diversity finalist candidates

The countdown is underway to select the new Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Development. The final three candidates introduced themselves to both faculty and students in group meetings throughout last week. This position opened up last year when former Associate Dean for Diversity Lili Rodriguez left the college to become Vice Chancellor for Campus… Keep Reading


Weekend roundup

Men’s Baseball The baseball team won its seventh straight game of the season with a score of 3-2 against Widener University on Tuesday. Luke Alventosa ’15 started the game, allowing one earned run in two innings of work. Aiden Miller ’17 recorded his third win for the season and Nate Booth ’16 picked up his… Keep Reading

Senior co-captain Sam Reichard and the women's lacrosse team scored 19 goals in their first win.

Lacrosse defeats Cabrini 19-12 in home opener

For the spring sports that have just started their regular seasons, the opener is always a crucial game. Luckily, Swarthmore’s women’s lacrosse team defeated Cabrini College in its home opener 19-12. The game did not come easily, but the team battled its way back from an early second-half deficit. Shivani Chinnappan ’18 noted the team’s… Keep Reading


Women’s swimming prepares for conference championships

The year is coming to a close for the women’s swim team. This regular season ended February 7 on a highly successful note with a very tight win over Dickinson on the team’s senior day at Ware Pool. The team won narrowly — 105.5-99.5. Kate Weisman ’15 won both the 50- and 100-yard freestyle relays.… Keep Reading


Basketball hopes for strong finish as season winds down

The season is gradually coming to a close, but the Swarthmore women’s basketball team still hopes to finish forcefully. This year, the Garnet (6-13 CC 3-10) have produced some key wins, most notably a season sweep of Franklin and Marshall and a 69-66 nailbiter over talented Gettysburg College. The Garnet’s most recent victory was Saturday… Keep Reading

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