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Madison Heppe

FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: My favorite career moment would be when I received the Dale Lacky CIF Sac-Joaquin Scholar Athlete Award. SEASON GOALS: I hope to become a more consistent player all around- with my serve-receive, defense, and serving. I also really want to increase my communication while playing. ON THE TRANSITION FROM HIGH TO COLLEGE… Keep Reading

Around Campus/News

Election Time Spurs Action on Campus

With the United States’ presidential election quickly approaching, politics is a prominent topic of debate around campus. And because Swarthmore College found a way around Pennsylvania’s voter identification registration law, the election is increasingly personal to Swarthmore students. The law, implemented this year, requires that any registered Pennsylvania voter own a government-issued photo ID with… Keep Reading

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Referendum Against Sorority Gains Prominence

As is now common knowledge across campus, the student group, Not Yet Sisters (NYS), worked with the college’s administration last semester to establish a sorority at Swarthmore that will open it doors to the community in Spring 2013. As students returned to campus over the past week, negative sentiments regarding Greek life and the creation… Keep Reading


The Sorority Question: Bringing in Opinions from 1931

This speech was given by College President Dr. Aydelotte during a meeting of fraternity and non-fraternity students, both undergraduates and alumni, on December 15, 1931, two years before the abolition of Swarthmore’s last sorority.  The meeting was a part of an ongoing discussion on the question of sororities, or women’s fraternities, at the college in… Keep Reading

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