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Many unopposed candidates, low voter turnout in SGO election

On March 21, the Student Government Organization announced the results of the Executive Board election. Several changes have been made to SGO Executive Board positions and the election process in the past few months. There was low student turnout for the election, which indicates that there are still efforts to be made by SGO to… Keep Reading

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Dance students encounter obstacles accessing physical therapy

Dance students at Swarthmore have access to physical therapy on campus to help treat injuries. However, there has been no direct, convenient way for students training in dance classes at the college to see a physical therapist, particularly one who has experience treating dance injuries. Gabriella Small ’19, a non-major student in the department, sustained… Keep Reading

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Pa. gerrymandering ruling moves college into competitive 7th district

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court released a new congressional map on February 19th. The map was a remedy the Republican-majority Pa. General Assembly gerrymandering that occurred under the 2011 Pennsylvania Congressional Redistricting Act. The Supreme Court created a new non-partisan map that allows districts to follow the standards of being contiguous, compact, equal in population, and… Keep Reading

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Dean’s office undergoes external review

In an event room in the Inn at Swarthmore, a group of students representing various communities of the college met with external reviewers as part of the Dean’s office external review that President Valerie Smith requested. The reviewers came in with experience from working with other college and universities to talk with members of the… Keep Reading

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Campus Bookstore Initiates Push Towards Textbook Affordability

According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, college textbook prices in the United States have, on average, increased by approximately 88% between January 2006 and July 2016,. In response to this rising trend, the college has been making efforts to make textbooks more affordable to students. While students often turn to finding alternatives… Keep Reading

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