Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.
The contest to name the new dorm has closed, and Student Council received 60 suggested names. An anonymous donor gave sufficient money for naming rights, but proposed the contest. A Student Council committee has selected five finalist names, and will submit them to President Al Bloom, who will send them to the donor. According to Student Council Co-President Jyoti Gupta ’05, the whole process may be done by the end of the semester. The finalist names have not been disclosed.