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Swat in Summary: the challenge of defining our values

One of the most admirable aspects of the final Strategic Directions document is its emphasis on core values and Swarthmore’s culture. The Strategic Plan bases its concrete recommendations on an identification of Swat’s core values in Rebecca Chopp’s words: “Our singular commitment to academic rigor and creativity, our desire to provide access and opportunity for… Keep Reading


Baseball celebrates Senior Day with sweep of F&M

As far as Senior Days go, it would be difficult to find a more perfect one than last Saturday, April 21, when the baseball team dominated conference opponent Franklin and Marshall 13-5 and 19-0 in the last home games for the class of 2012. Igancio Rodriguez, who started in the Garnet’s game against the Franklin… Keep Reading

Corinne Sommi

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Sommi’s two goals and two assists in Swarthmore’s win over Haverford helped catapult the team into the conference playoffs. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “Beating Dickinson [this year]-best game we have ever played as a team.” WHAT MAKING THE PLAYOFFS MEANS TO HER: “[It proves] to the conference and the lacrosse world that we are an up and coming program.” WHERE IN THE… Keep Reading


Peace Collection brings Rustin exhibit to McCabe

McCabe Library is currently displaying an exhibition on the life and work of renowned social activist Bayard Rustin. The exhibit is entitled “Bayard Rustin: Passionate Prophet for Racial Equality, Peace and Social Justice” and will remain on display on McCabe’s first floor until June 15. The materials featured in the exhibit were drawn entirely from… Keep Reading

Around Campus/News

Project shows corporate involvement in occupation

Students walking the path across the Science Center Lawn this week could not help but walk through a chain-link enclosure sprinkled with potted trees whose leaves intermingled with instantly-recognizable logos of international corporations. The display, called “Fruits of the Occupation”, was created by Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine (SPJP), which hopes to raise… Keep Reading

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