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Jacob Phillips

Jacob Phillips Sr., Cross Country, Fort Wayne, Ind. WHAT HE’S DONE: Placed 57th at NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships out of a field of 276 runners. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: Finishing 57th at Nationals with a 25:22 GOALS FOR TRACK SEASON: Break the school records in the 5k and 10k and qualify for Nationals FAVORITE CROSS… Keep Reading

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Column Stirs Controversy

There is a certain risk that comes with trying to stir up controversy at a place full of highly opinionated people. When Paul Vernon published a column arguing for cutting funding for athletics, de-emphasizing recruitment, and eliminating the physical education requirement, he experienced the repercussions of those hazards.“There are so many things wrong with this,”… Keep Reading


Dear Nestor: Puzzled Paces Prude

Dear Nestor, When a guy invites you back to his room after getting it on at Paces, does he expect you to sleep with him? If you aren’t planning on going all the way, should you clarify before leaving the party? Sincerely, Puzzled Paces Prude Dear Puzzled Paces Prude: To be honest, it is very… Keep Reading

Dan Cho ’13 for Co-President

Hello! My name is Daniel Cho ’13 and I would love to be your next Student Council Co-President. I ran for Co-President last spring because I believed my ideas could improve our student experience at Swarthmore. I had hoped to organize a union to bring student groups on campus together, believing it could promote greater… Keep Reading


Beer geeks agree: Belgian monks brew some of the best

This week I decided to take the column in a different direction and focus on a special type of beer that doesn’t get nearly enough coverage from the mainstream beer press or the online beer community — light beer. And that ends the obligatory but belated April Fools’ Day joke. On a serious note, however,… Keep Reading

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