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Occupy Philly attracts Swat supporters

Fueled by citizens discontented with an economic system that they say favors 1% of the population at the expense of the remaining 99%, the Occupy protests that began on Wall Street more than a month ago have spread across the United States and the world. Occupy Philly, Philadelphia’s version of the protests, began on October… Keep Reading

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New clean-up policy for Paces Cafe proposed

This summer’s Paces makeover, both inside and out, has been followed with a proposal due Sunday for a new systematic policy regarding the use of Paces as a social space — the Social Affairs Committee (SAC) has agreed to pay a nonrefundable $40 deposit for each event as a means of funding proper clean-up of… Keep Reading

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Lecturer to discuss why Tea Party will help Obama

John Geer, Professor and Chair of Political Science at Vanderbilt University, will be coming to Swarthmore on Wednesday, October 26 to give a lecture. It will be held in Science Center 101 at 7:30 p.m. Entitled “Why the Tea Party is Obama’s Ace in the Hole,” the lecture promises to explain why Obama still has… Keep Reading

Fall/Season/Sports

Women’s soccer posts 2-1 record over break

The Swarthmore women’s soccer team has made its reputation off tough play all season – a solid 8-5 record (4-3 CC) with four matches left to play doesn’t quite give the team the credit it deserves, as only one loss all season has been by more than one point.  This trend continued over fall break… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Megan Brock

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Brock scored a goal and led the team in shots taken in Swarthmore’s 2-0 win over McDaniel on Saturday. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “The team’s trip to Europe this year was by far my favorite moment. The soccer was incredible and being able to travel Germany and the Netherlands with my teammates was… Keep Reading

Fall/Season/Sports

Cross-country teams stand out in weekend meets

Jacob Phillips ’13 and Jen Johnson ’12 led their teams in individual placement on Saturday as the Swarthmore men’s and women’s cross-country squads competed at the Princeton Invitational and Seven Sisters Championships, respectively. On the women’s side, Johnson placed seventh with a time of 19:45.21 at the 30th annual Seven Sisters Championships, hosted by Bryn… Keep Reading

Sports

Field hockey beats McDaniel for year’s first shutout

Beginning with a loss to Washington College that snapped its three-game winning streak, the Swarthmore field hockey team endured a rough defensive stretch. In that loss, which came on October 5, and losses in the next two games, the Garnet surrendered a total of twelve goals, including eight second-half goals. Recently however, Swarthmore and its… Keep Reading

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