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Dorm Dive: At Home with Solitude in Kyle

Caitlin Sequira & Jillian Ma Kyle, the smallest dorm at Swarthmore College, has just eight occupants, all of whom are female. Nestled next to the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, it maintains a quiet presence on campus. Sophomores Caitlin Sequira and Jillian Ma occupy a double on the first floor, a room they… Keep Reading

Around Campus/News

Palestinian children’s drawings find sanctuary at Swat

After being blocked by Jewish lobbyists in Oakland, California, an exhibit of drawings by Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip will be coming to Swarthmore on April 6. The project’s originator and organizer, Susan Johnson, met with the Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine (SPJP) on Monday night to discuss the specifics of their… Keep Reading


Swatties re-envision the meaning of diaspora

Overcoming the limitations of the traditional classroom environment and enabling students to actively participate with their peers in the emerging global learning community has long been a goal for modern higher education. “Re-envisioning Diasporas,” a collaborative and interdisciplinary seminar-style course established this year between Swarthmore College and Asheshi University in Ghana, aims to accomplish just… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Josh Satre

What He’s Done: Satre came away with a double win in the 500 and 1000-meter freestyles in the team’s rout of Cabrini. Favorite Career Moment: “The win in the 500 free against Franklin and Marshall my sophomore year was very memorable, it was the first time I broke 5:00 in the race, as well as… Keep Reading


Men’s basketball gets hot, then cold against Ursinus

For one brief moment, the Swarthmore men’s basketball team was playing at that level they know they are capable of reaching. In the ten minutes after the Garnet began the second half on Saturday trailing Ursinus 39-30, everything finally came together. Of the 15 shots they took in those ten minutes, 13 of them went… Keep Reading


Swimming shows off depth and talent in 3-0 week

After a month-long winter break featuring some well-deserved rest and a training trip to Puerto Rico, the Swarthmore swim team made a triumphant return to the pool last week. Going a combined 5-0 in three dual meets, the Garnet reasserted its enviable depth on both teams and welcomed back several key contributors from semesters spent… Keep Reading

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