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Process To Get Van Certified Undergoes Changes

This summer, the Department of Public Safety and the Office of Environmental Health and Safety conducted an evaluation of the van certification process. In hopes of making the process more efficient and effective, Public Safety enlisted a college insurance representative who helped create a new, four-step van certification process. As Director of Public Safety Michael… 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


Comparing Meal Plans: Where Do College Students Eat Best?

Apparently, not every liberal arts college student dines like Swatties do at Sharples. Vassar and Sarah Lawrence College have varying meal plans, menus, and facilities, despite their similar demographics and geographic locations. Vassar is located in Poughkeepsie, New York. Although it serves 2,300 undergraduate students, it has only one dining hall, called the ACDC, or… Keep Reading

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Let’s Make Some Noize

The Noize, a collaborative media project between Chester High School and Swarthmore students that airs weekly on WSRN, will seek a charter this semester, expand on-campus involvement, and reinvigorate its original outreach aspect with on-site recruiting in Chester.“We’ve been kind of under the radar for a long time,” said Due Ho ’13, the current on-campus… Keep Reading

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Paces: A New Café

Since September last year, Paces Café has been in a state of transformation, edging towards becoming an improved and more welcoming version of the café that has been around as long as anyone cares to remember. The process began with a repainting of the walls in bright shades of orange and blue to give the… Keep Reading

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Activist Picnic Hosts Breadth of Student Groups

Swarthmore activists gathered this past Saturday afternoon for the activist orientation picnic, having relaxed conservations and sharing new activities plans. Swarthmore Feminists, Swatties for a Dream, STAND, Swarthmore Chinese Society, Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine, Swarthmore Labor Action Project were a few of the student groups that took part in the event. “It’s… Keep Reading

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Pointing Out Changes in the Meal Plan

Unlike most rumors, the one relating to the increase in dining points is true. During a management planning meeting in early July, Swarthmore’s Dining Services decided that the meal plan was due for a change. “We looked at our budget and decided an addition was in line, as we do every few years,” said Dining… Keep Reading

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