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Carlson, women’s tennis thrive at ITA Regionals

The Swarthmore College women’s tennis team was well-represented at ITA Regionals last weekend, as the Garnet saw several players perform well in singles matches. Lia Carlson ’14, Second Team All-Centennial last year, made it to the Round of 16 in the championship singles bracket. “The experience was very valuable for the team and gave us… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Jacob Phillips

WHAT HE’S DONE: Phillips finished first in the 8k run at the Dickinson Long/Short Invitational. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: Breaking 15 minutes in the 5k was a great culmination to a year of hard work. I could not have asked for a better way to end the year.” WHAT HE WANTS TO DO: “This year, we’re… Keep Reading

Fall/Season/Sports

Golf falters, finishes ninth, at F&M Invitational

In the third tournament of the young golf season, the Franklin & Marshall Invitational at Bent Creek Country Club, Swarthmore’s promising season hit a speed bump. The Garnet shot a collective score of 329 on the day to finish at 45 strokes over par and place ninth out of eighteen teams. “The course was tough,… Keep Reading

Op-Eds/Opinions

My Name is Yon Yonson: Lessons from the Financial Crisis

Three years ago last week, Lehman Brothers collapsed amidst a wreckage of overleveraging, over-speculation and appallingly reckless risk-taking. Lehman’s collapse sparked a financial crisis that led to rapid job loss: 3.5 million jobs were shed between September 2008 and January 2009. As the nation plunged into the “Great Recession,” the bankruptcy of thirty years of… Keep Reading

Opinions/Staff Editorials

Placements deserve a place in Swarthmore curriculum

At this point in the semester, students taking Educational Studies classes are settling into their placements at a variety of nearby schools, ranging from public to private, from inner-city to suburban. They’re not the only ones getting a glimpse of how their studies relate to the real world. The Lang Center for Civic and Social… Keep Reading

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