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SGO adds speaker of the senate position

  Swarthmore’s Student Government Organization voted to add a new speaker of the senate position to its executive board at the end of the Fall 2016 semester. This change to the constitution, which required a two-thirds vote of the executive board, will create a position that will aid SGO’s senate in having productive and efficient… Keep Reading

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Visioning process report released

  On Wednesday, Feb. 8, President Valerie Smith sent out an email announcing the release of the Student Experience Visioning Study Report that enumerated the conclusions of the almost year-long visioning process. Starting at the end of the Spring 2016 semester, the college began collecting data and holding conversations with members of the Swarthmore community… Keep Reading

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Title IX hosts conversations on sex & relationships

  Starting Monday, Feb. 13 and continuing through Friday, Feb. 17, the Title IX House, in conjunction with other campus organizations, will host five educational and recreational activities during its Healthy Sex and Relationships Week. The week’s activities aims to raise awareness on issues such as interracial and queer relationships, self-love, the female orgasm, and… Keep Reading

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Future of honors program in question

  Last week, members of the class of 2019 assembled in the Lang Performing Arts Center for an event entitled “Chocolates, Chai, & Choosing” sponsored by members of the faculty and the Dean’s office. “Chocolates, Chai, & Choosing” is designed to be an information session about the sophomore planning process. Of the speakers at the… Keep Reading

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Impacts of OneCard changes felt on and off campus

Fall 2016 marked the first semester of expanded meal plans that include Swat Points for use in the Ville. For the first time in Swarthmore’s history students now have the option to use their meal plans to eat at Aria, Bamboo Bistro, Dunkin Donuts, Hobbs Coffee, Occasionally Yours, Renato Pizzeria, Vicky’s Place, and the Co-Op… Keep Reading

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Swatties attend Women’s March, reactions mixed

On Jan. 21, Swarthmore community members traveled to Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia to participate in the Women’s March. Demonstrators took to the streets to protest the proposed policies of the Trump administration that would largely affect marginalized communities as well as other issues coming out of the nation’s capital. Students largely saw the Women’s March… Keep Reading

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College promotes Sakomura to Assistant Academic Affairs Dean

  After eight years in the position, Associate Professor of Educational Studies and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Diane Anderson will be leaving her position in the Dean’s Office. Chair of the art history department Tomoka Sakomura will succeed Anderson in the role. The decision was announced in an email sent out to students on… Keep Reading

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ScrewDriver makes finding a screw for your roommate more fun

Screw Your Roommate has always been a combination of fun and awkwardness. On the other hand, finding a date for your roommate is definitely less fun. This year, ScrewDriver, a website developed by SCCS, is changing this process. One of the creators behind ScrewDriver Tobin Feldman-Fitzthum ’19 described how the website works. “Screwdriver works a… Keep Reading

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