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Katie Lytle

WHAT SHE’S DONE: Lytle led her team in scoring in games against McDaniel and Dickinson. FAVORITE CAREER MOMENT: “Beating Gettysburg at home last year. It was a great feeling to rise to the occasion and beat one of the top teams in the conference.” WHAT SHE WANTS TO DO:  “To make it to the playoffs. I think we are underestimated… Keep Reading


McDaniel comes back to beat women’s basketball

The Swarthmore women’s basketball team has only lost twice on the young season, but both losses have come complete with a knife that waits until the final minutes to stick itself into the team’s back. On Tuesday, the visiting Garnet, who have already lost a one-point game in overtime this year, let a 15-point second-half… Keep Reading


Men’s basketball can’t find answer for D-I Columbia

Swarthmore’s season-opening losing streak continued on Monday night in New York City, as the Garnet fell hard to the Division I Columbia Lions 104-42. Guard Jordan Federer led the Garnet in scoring against Columbia. “I was extremely disappointed at the way we played on both ends of the floor,” Head Coach Lee Wimberly said. “It… Keep Reading

Balls to the Wall/Columns/Sports

Daring to dream: My 2011 Hanukkah wish list

As holidays go, Hanukkah falls short in several respects. “Let’s all listen to that great Hanukkah-themed song!” says no one. Where it excels, however, is in its ability to sustain the pleasure of gift-receiving for eight days, while Christmas blows it all in five minutes. It’s like the tantric sex of holidays, my own personal… Keep Reading


XC runner Phillips first in ten years to go to Championships

Cross country’s Jacob Phillips ‘13 finished a tremendous junior season with a strong performance at the Division III NCAA National Championships. The event, hosted by the University of Wisconsin in Winneconne, took place on Saturday, November 19. “It was something I was working toward all year,” Phillips said of the accomplishment. “I was excited and… Keep Reading

Nadeen Hamza ’15 for Appointments Chair

Hello, my name is Nadeen Hamza and I want to represent you as the Appointments Chair in Swarthmore’s Student Council. I’m a freshman international student from Egypt. I attended a German school all of my life and was Student Council President for 2 consecutive years and Chief Editor of my high school paper- two positions… Keep Reading

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