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Swarthmore Christian Fellowship Allied With Controversial Christian Organization

When SUNY Buffalo sophomore Steven Jackson was forced to resign as treasurer of his school’s chapter of the Christian organization InterVarsity because of his homosexuality last December, controversy about the organization’s alleged anti-gay stance circulated throughout several universities and colleges. InterVarsity has remained under scrutiny for the past year and several colleges, such as Tufts… Keep Reading

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Remembering Dennis Archey

Dennis Archey, an Associate Director of Annual Giving, passed away on Sunday. He was 60 years old. Mr. Archey stressed the importance of students on campus, developing relationships with them alongside the alumni who were the center of his professional life. His stewardship of the Phonathon fundraising drive put him in contact with many students… Keep Reading

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Liquor license in Ville up for approval

The Swarthmore Inn project continues to move forward, as the college filed an application for a liquor license over the summer. Vice President for Facilities and Services C. Stuart Hain, who serves on the Design Oversight Committee for the Town Center West Project, one component of a 34-point plan to revitalize the borough’s downtown area… Keep Reading

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Campus sorority to open its doors in spring semester

The student group Not Yet Sisters (NYS) can finally claim victory. After several meetings and presentations this summer with Swarthmore’s administration, the sorority will be conducting its intake in the spring of 2013. According to Satya Nelms, the campus advisor for the sorority, shortly after NYS was approved to “begin the exploration process for bringing… Keep Reading

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Flag waving sparks student, dean reactions

Last Thursday, a male visitor to the college waved the stars and bars of the confederate flag during the closing minutes of Pub Nite. The visitor, as well as some Swarthmore students standing near him, allegedly pushed one student who asked him to put the flag away and called another a “giant slut.” Although only… Keep Reading

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Fire decimates Countryside Deli

The upturned Coca-Cola-branded umbrellas and blackened rubble, strewn about in what used to be an outdoor dining area, are testaments to the chaos caused by the fire that swept through Countryside & Deli on December 24th. The blaze destroyed the restaurant along with the residential space on the top floors that housed the owners of… Keep Reading

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