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Kat Capossela has 12 articles published.


College to go through Middle State’s accreditation process again

Every eight years, Swarthmore must evaluate their quality of education to be approved by Middle States, a Philadelphia-based accreditation organization. The school’s most recent cycle of reaccreditation began last year and will continue into 2019, during which time the college reports on aspects of its work, ranging from the effectiveness of the curriculum and the… Keep Reading


College and borough collaborate effectively despite tensions

With a student population one-fourth the size of the town it inhabits, the college maintains a considerable presence in the town of Swarthmore. The two bodies have shared the same space for 153 years, and while there have been tensions, community members reported that they are most often met with compromise. The recent construction of… Keep Reading


Updated Clery data sheds light on crime trends

According to the 2017 Annual Fire Safety and Security Report, last year resulted in the highest reported Violence Against Women Act offences since 2012, 19, and the first act of arson since 2012. Oppositely, larceny is the lowest since 2012, 36, as is burglary, 2. The report, which Public Safety released on Sept. 29, details… Keep Reading


Student government plans to increase engagement with campus

Many students have questions about what the Student Government Organization does, and this year the organization hopes to better define their role on campus. To do so, the student group plans to invite the community into their meetings, revamp their constitution, and use their budget more efficiently. Led by co-presidents Josie Hung ’18 and David… Keep Reading

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