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Talking the talk, but not walking the walk at Swat

Staff Editorial Social dialogue is often pillared by two concerns: commerciality and civic cataclysms. That is to say, we usually reach for the language of diversity and tolerance when we either want to promote something as particularly diverse or tolerant, or when we want to understand, and ultimately extinguish, instances of homogeneity and intolerance. In… Keep Reading


Men’s lax falls to Ursinus

A late rally almost gave men’s lacrosse another dramatic, come-from-behind victory on Saturday. This time, however, Swarthmore came up short in an 8-6 road loss to Ursinus that opened conference play for both teams. After a scoreless opening period, Swarthmore (3-3, 0-1 in conference play) and Ursinus (5-1, 1-0 in conference) traded goals for the… Keep Reading


Baseball splits weekend doubleheader against Bates

The Swarthmore baseball team had a .500 weekend, splitting a home doubleheader against the Bates College Bobcats on Sunday afternoon. Rebounding from its worst loss of the season, a 12-1 defeat to 320 rival Widener University on March 14, the Garnet was absolutely dominant in the first game against Bates, winning 13-0 in seven innings.… Keep Reading


Women’s, men’s tennis teams roll over opponents

It was an excellent weekend for Garnet tennis, as both the men’s and women’s teams had little difficulty picking up victories in convincing fashion. The Swarthmore women had one of their most impressive showings of the year on Sunday afternoon, shutting out McDaniel 9-0 at home to begin the season’s slate of conference matches. Swarthmore… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Lia Carlson

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Carlson did not drop a single game in two matches-one singles, one doubles-against McDaniel. FAVORITE MOMENT OF THE SEASON: My favorite moment at Swarthmore might have been my win [over Laura Chen] in singles against Carnegie Mellon because I lost 6-2, 6-1 to her last year. WHAT SHE WANTS TO DO: My… Keep Reading

Alex Anderson ’13

Swat Style Snapshot: Chinese and Studio Art, Seattle, WA, Parrish Being wait-listed for a dorm room can be unnerving for students as room assignments are oftentimes made very close to the start of the semester. Alexander Anderson, a junior, was wait-listed and learned of his housing for this semester merely one day prior to moving… Keep Reading

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