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Men’s soccer misses playoffs

“It was a feeling of failure,” Roberto Contreras ’12 said of the locker room mood on Monday night. The Swarthmore men’s soccer team, last year’s Centennial Conference champion, ensured that they will have to wait at least a year to get back to the playoffs. Falling to Haverford 2-1, the Garnet (11-6, 5-4) officially failed… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

Game-winning goal sends women’s soccer to playoffs

The Swarthmore women’s soccer team spent an entire season playing close games – winning nailbiters, losing heartbreakers, bending but ultimately never breaking. Sitting just above .500 weeks ago, the Garnet ended the season on a tear, winning five straight en route to the third seed in the 2011 Centennial Conference playoffs. Postponed twice by snowy… Keep Reading

Season/Sports/Winter

Men take third, women finish sixth, at championships

Beat Hopkins. Finish third in the conference. These words have echoed around the Swarthmore men’s cross country team like a mantra. Throughout the year, the team has taken every opportunity to state its goals for this season: To defeat rival Johns Hopkins, and to come in third in the Centennial Conference Championship Meet. On Saturday,… Keep Reading

Opinions/Staff Editorials

Humanity hits the seven billion mark: how to deal

October 31, 2011 wasn’t just another Halloween — it was also a day chosen by the United Nations Population Division to symbolically mark the birth of the seven billionth person. Yet even more frightening: it is predicted that we will hit the eight billion mark in 14 years. Now this might be the moment to celebrate our… Keep Reading

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