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Title IX: Learning About Relationships, Respect & Safety

Despite the Healthy Sex and Relationships series having come to a close last week, the Title IX Office here at Swarthmore College still has more activities in store. According to Raven Bennett, Swarthmore’s Title IX Fellow, “Thus far this semester, the Title IX House has hosted or collaborated on fifteen events. Five of these events… Keep Reading

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Making the Best of It: A Talk with Tara

One of the first makers that I met at Swarthmore my freshman year was found in an unexpected place: the freshman job fair. Costume shop manager Tara Webb ’ 94 was there looking for student shop assistants. I recently sat down with her in the shop to find out more about her experience making at… Keep Reading

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Swat Central fails to ease event scheduling process

As Swatties return to campus, it is out with the old Virtual EMS and in with the new and improved Swat Central. Swat Central is a new software aimed at making scheduling and reserving spaces easier. According to the college’s Events Management website, Swat Central is “Swarthmore’s new system for promoting events and reserving space… Keep Reading

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Making the Best of It: Hooking Up

For some reason, “making” is something viewed as a relic of the past, something that was done out of necessity and boredom before the Internet. This however, is far from true: there are millions of people around the world and in the U.S. who sew, make pottery, knit, crochet, embroider, and use any other variety… Keep Reading

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The Morning After: A Post-Eagle Walk in Philly

  Philadelphia had the air of a city recovering from a natural disaster on Monday morning – the shuttered businesses, the detritus, the ubiquitous sense of fellowship and renewed appreciation for life among those on the mostly empty streets. Newscasters and cameramen walked around City Hall trying to capture remnants of the joyful storm. Finding… 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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