Past Presidents: Dorie Friend

With Al Bloom heading off to NYU Abu Dhabi after the current crop of seniors graduates, the Daily Gazette spoke to his two predecessors about their experiences at and after Swarthmore. The last three presidents have all gone on from Swarthmore to

Financial Aid Q&A Addresses Some Student Concerns

Class Action Month sponsored an open discussion on financial aid with the Financial Aid Office and other administrators, answering any questions students asked. The questions covered a variety of topics raised in the recent discussions of financial aid.

Mairin Din’s Condition Improving

Mairin Din '12, the student who was seriously injured two weeks ago, seems to be doing as well as could reasonably be expected. Earlier this week, the Gazette received an [...]

LSE to feature Broken Social Scene, RJD2

Indie rock supergroup Broken Social Scene and electronic hip hop/pop artist RJD2 will perform in LPAC this Saturday, September 6th, as this semester's Large-Scale Event. According to LSE Coordinator Reid [...]

Beardsley Media Center Opens to All

Alvin Melathe '10 uses a computer in the Beardsley Media Center to edit a video. This summer, ITS transformed the old Faculty Resource Room into the Beardsley Media Center. Although [...]

Associate Director of the Lang Center To Resign

Patricia James, the Associate Director for Student Programs and Training in the Lang Center, has announced that she will resign from the College at the end of the month. She directed the Lang Opportunity Scholars program and the Swarthmore Foundation, in addition

Two Students, One Alum Win NSF Fellowships

Jeremy Freeman '08 and Lydia Thé '08 were recently named two of the 913 recipients of National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowships. Rachel Shorey '06, currently at UMass Amherst, also [...]

Boy Meets Tractor Wins Comedy Competition

Swarthmore's favorite (and only) sketch comedy group Boy Meets Tractor won a college comedy competition at the Helium Comedy Club, in Philadelphia, last week. According to group member [...]

College Corner with Liz Derickson

Housing Coordinator Liz Derickson ‘01 recently decided to leave Swarthmore in order to attend a doctoral program in sociology. The Daily Gazette sat down with her to talk about her [...]

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