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Green advisors approved for compensation

Sustainability Coordinator Clara Fang and Paul Shortell ’13 presented a proposal for the creation of paid Green Advisor positions on Monday morning to the college’s Sustainability Committee (SusCom). The proposal was approved, which means that if the necessary funding is obtained, Green Advisors will be paid starting next fall. Established in 2010, the college’s Green… Keep Reading


Men’s basketball defeats Haverford on Senior Day

Easy? No. Nothing has been easy for men’s basketball this year. The 0-6 start. The head coach’s resignation mid-season. The 14-game losing streak where it seemed like the breaks would never go the Garnet’s way. None of it was easy, and while there’s no one who would say that this is the way they wanted… Keep Reading


Conference title the only goal for Garnet baseball

Coming off a strong season that ended just short of the postseason, the Swarthmore men’s baseball team comes into 2012 looking to take the next step. After a 2010 season in which the Garnet made the Centennial Conference playoffs for the first time in the program’s history, last year’s team went 20-14 overall but just… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Michael Giannangeli

WHAT HE’S DONE: Giannangeli scored a career-high 19 points, including 11 in the second half, in Swarthmore season-ending win over Haverford. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: Beating Haverford and setting my career high on Senior Day. It was an incredible way to end my basketball career. WHAT HE’LL MISS MOST: My teammates. Our motto this year has… Keep Reading


Underclassmen highlight Championships performance

Despite finishing outside of the top three at last weekend’s conference championships hosted at Gettysburg College, both the Swarthmore College men’s and women’s swimming teams put the rest of the Centennial on notice with phenomenal showings from its underclassmen. The classes of ’14 and ’15 combined for 24 of the Garnet’s 25 medals on the… Keep Reading


Why there should be broader engagement with queer issues

Op-Ed by Vasomnoleak Ly Being a queer person, I know the sharp, stinging edge of the word faggot. It’s been used to deride me before, and to a certain extent I’ve grown thick-skinned. The old cliché comes to mind here, “sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me,” and somewhere… Keep Reading

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