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Romney to Visit Swarthmore for Rally

In a surprise announcement that bewildered students, faculty and members of the college administration, the Romney-Ryan campaign has declared a public rally at Parrish Hall this Saturday. “There is no conservative like a Swarthmore conservative,” Romney said at a press conference. “These are people who have proven that they will support me despite my missteps,… Keep Reading

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You’ll Fall for This “Love Story”

The plot of the musical “Love Story” is as basic and common as one could imagine. Rich boy meets poor girl. They fall madly in love and sacrifice dreams for each other. Girl dies. Curtain falls. There’s a reason that this plot is used so often, though: it works. “Love Story”, the brainchild of Erich… Keep Reading

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Obituaries to Die For

Tom Bullamore opened his talk at Haverford College this Monday with an apology to audience members who may have recently lost a loved one. He then jumped immediately into the heart of “Make ‘em Laugh, Make ‘em Cry: Obituaries to Die For,” a rolicking journey through the history of the obituary from its 17th century… Keep Reading


Men’s Soccer Bounces Back from Tough Week

Last week, the Swarthmore College men’s soccer team rebounded from a rough two-game stretch with wins over Centennial foes Muhlenberg and McDaniel to remain tied with Dickinson atop the conference table. A stunning 2-1 overtime loss to Stevens on September 19 and a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Dickinson on the 22nd were disappointing results for… Keep Reading


320 Challenge Eludes Athletes, Non-Athletes Alike

Swarthmore has been engaged in a fierce competition for several years now, but that doesn’t mean it is well-known. Each year, the Garnet take on Widener University in every sport the schools share in the 320 Challenge. The 2012-2013 season marks the fourth annual round of this competition, and Swarthmore, which won last year’s 320… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Jenna Cody

Jenna Cody Fr., Cranbury, N.J. / Princeton HS WHAT SHE’S DONE:Took 4th place at the Dickinson Long/Short Invitational to lead the Garnet women to a 3rd place team finish. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT:Placing 4th overall in the Dickinson meet on Saturday and winning a cool T-shirt. SEASON GOALS: To train consistently, avoid injuries, and make it as a… Keep Reading


Garnet Race to Great Invitational Finish

After years of effort, the Swarthmore men’s and women’s cross country teams have finally found a place among the top. On Saturday, Sept. 29, the men’s team crossed the Dickinson Long Run finish line in fourth place; not to be outdone, the women’s team finished in equally impressive fashion, tying for third. While the men’s… Keep Reading

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