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Sew Swatties stitches feminism, environmentalism

Sewing is regarded as a relatively antiquated craft by many people of our generation. Most grew up buying their clothes in stores and handing them off to their parents to be mended. Actually using a needle and thread is usually regarded as the common domestic work of housewives or associated with grandmothers in rocking chairs.… Keep Reading

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Fang named Environmental Sustainability Coordinator

In response to the rallying cries of student groups, faculty, alumni and administrators, the college created a new position this fall called the Environmental Sustainability Coordinator (ESC). The ESC, whose post was filled by Clara Changxin Fang earlier this month, will guide the college’s efforts to draft a Climate Action Plan (CAP), a document that… Keep Reading

Around Campus/News

S.M.A.R.T team adjusting to Title IX

Last April, a letter written by the United States Department of Education informed schools that Title IX guidelines around issues of sexual assault and sexual harassment will be held to new standards. Now, it has been put upon Swarthmore’s administration and student groups adjust to the new standards. “[The letter about] Title IX was a… Keep Reading

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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

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