That one college love: A reflection

Most of us have had that one college love. For some, it was unrequited. For others, passionate. It may have blossomed into a relationship, perhaps even a partnership; it may have been a fling. A few will move to new and exciting


SGO election draws record number of students

A record number of students voted in last week’s Student Government Organization election. With over 713 votes, the student body ratified a new constitution and elected an entirely new executive board for the 2015-16 academic year. The constitution solidified changes in the


Spanish program seeks department status

The Modern Languages and Literature Department is composed of seven different language programs, making it the largest department at the college. Of these, the Spanish program is the biggest, both in terms of enrolled students and classes offered. As such, there has

Audiences spend a few hours in Ross’s garden of theater

Patrick Ross’s Directing Thesis, “Here in My Garden,” took audiences in the four times-packed Frear theater across time and space to a place where “infamous” women converge. The hauntingly beautiful score, engaging performances, and often hysterical script made up for the two


Students, alumni share memories of spring 2013

Seventeen current students and alumni shared personal memories about the events of the spring of 2013 on Saturday. A group that calls itself the “Specters of Discontent” hosted the event at the Matchbox and drew a crowd of around 50 people. The


Swarthmore announces new president

Valerie Smith, dean of the college at Princeton University, has been named the 15th president of Swarthmore College. She will assume office on July 1 as the first Black president of the College, and the second woman to ever hold the position.


CAPS use jumps ten percent from previous year

Last year, 416 students — approximately 25 percent of the student body — used the college’s Counseling and Psychological Services. This represents an increase of over 10 percent from the previous year, and of almost 50 percent from the 2009-10 school year.

Students join in People’s Climate March

The People’s Climate March in New York City drew approximately 400,000 people last Sunday, 200 of whom were members of the college. The march, which lasted over five hours and spanned at least thirty blocks of Manhattan’s upper west side and midtown

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