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New shows hit the main stage at the Players Club

The Players Club of Swarthmore, a community theatre, built in 1911 and around a 20-minute walk from Swarthmore College, attracts large audiences and offers a wide variety of plays, ranging from musicals to dramas. With three hundred seats in the mainstage studio and an eighty-seat black-box theatre for second stage, the club puts forth great… Keep Reading

Breaking News/News

Fire decimates Countryside Deli

The upturned Coca-Cola-branded umbrellas and blackened rubble, strewn about in what used to be an outdoor dining area, are testaments to the chaos caused by the fire that swept through Countryside & Deli on December 24th. The blaze destroyed the restaurant along with the residential space on the top floors that housed the owners of… Keep Reading

Around Campus/News

Clauss named VP of alumni relations

President Rebecca Chopp announced on Dec. 20 the appointment of former Colgate University colleague Karl Clauss to the position of Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, effective on Mar. 1, 2012. Clauss’s appointment will fill the vacancy left after the Oct. 1 departure of the former Vice President of Development Stephen Bayer, who had… Keep Reading

Around Campus/News

WNR makes structural changes to operation

In the past, War News Radio (WNR), Swarthmore’s award-winning student-run news group, traditionally produced 30-minute weekly broadcasts that were carried on numerous radio stations worldwide. Starting this semester, WNR is not only dropping their broadcasts for a more comprehensive, multimedia online platform, but it is also expanding the topics being covered. According to staff member… Keep Reading

Opinions/Staff Editorials

SOPA/PIPA to make Internet a closed marketplace

Unless you’ve recently embarked on an inexplicable hiatus from the World Wide Web, you will have seen the acronyms “SOPA” and “PIPA” plastered on the Wikipedia masthead, nestled in between memes on Reddit.com, or re-blogged amongst posts on Tumblr. Rallying together nearly every corner of interactive cyberspace in opposition, the proposed legislation (the Stop Online… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Katie Lytle

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Lytle led her team in scoring in games against McDaniel and Dickinson. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “Beating Gettysburg at home last year. It was a great feeling to rise to the occasion and beat one of the top teams in the conference.” WHAT SHE WANTS TO DO:  “To make it to the playoffs. I think we are underestimated… Keep Reading

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