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Vice President Bayer leaves for Duke after 10 years at Swat

In August, Stephen Bayer, Swarthmore’s former Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations announced he was resigning to accept a similar position at Duke University. Bayer was hired as Associate Vice President of Development at Duke, a position that entails increased responsibilities for him: he will head a staff approximately three times the size of… Keep Reading

Fall/Season/Sports

Women’s soccer streak hits four with win over F&M

It was another week, another win for the Swarthmore women’s soccer team, as the squad extended its winning streak to four with a Saturday victory over Franklin & Marshall. The win over the Diplomats marked the first Centennial Conference game of the year, as well as the Garnet home opener. Although the Swarthmore women played… Keep Reading

Fall/Season/Sports

Field hockey opens conference play with loss

It was a disappointing beginning to Conference play on Saturday, as the Swarthmore field hockey team was blanked by the Franklin & Marshall Diplomats 3-0 in front of a home crowd at Clothier Field. With the loss, the Garnet falls to 1-3 on the season and 0-1 in Conference play, while the eighth-ranked Diplomats move… Keep Reading

Fall/Season/Sports

Langley signs with major-league soccer team

Last week, the Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer announced that it had signed midfielder and Swarthmore alum Morgan Langley ’11 from the club’s USL-affiliate, the Harrisburg City Islanders. Langley, 22, trialed with the Union before officially signing with the club on September 15, according to the Union website. Langley was among the most decorated athletes… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Mike Stewart

WHAT HE’S DONE: An assist highlighted a stellar game  for the first-year forward against Franklin & Marshall. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “My first collegiate goal was really sweet but as of now my favorite moment was our win over F&M in our first conference game.” WHAT HE WANTS TO DO: “Win a National Championship.” FAVORITE SPORTS… Keep Reading

Letter to the Editor/Opinions

Letter to the Editor: Strategic Planning costs

By Garikai Campbell Dear Editors, First, I would like to commend you and the members of the Phoenix staff for covering the recently released update, “Strategic Directions for Swarthmore College,” in your news article on September 8. This is a critical stage in the strategic planning process, and we on the Strategic Planning Council are… Keep Reading

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