Innocent but Treated Guilty: Debating Pretrial Incarceration

Does pretrial incarceration place unfair disadvantages on the poor, still presumed innocent, or does it ensure for the safety and wellbeing of the larger society? On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Swarthmore students and visitors from the Rikers Debate Project delved into this argument


New Physical Therapists for the Dance Department

For the first time, the Department of Music and Dance at Swarthmore will be providing physical therapy for students enrolled in dance classes. Julie Green and Kristen Shelley from Performance Ready Physical Therapy will rotate weekly Wednesday visits to campus. Performance Ready

Ending 150 Years of Republican Rule in Delaware County

Bringing an end to 150 years of uninterrupted Republican political control, the Democrats of Delaware County made history in this week’s elections by winning control of the Delaware County Council. The Democrats now occupy all five seats on the County Council. Delaware

Heating up Discussions on the Climate Crisis

Recently the campus has seen a wave of climate crisis action, from the Sunrise strike outside Parish Hall to the Philadelphia strike in coordination with a global effort, as well as President Valerie Smith’s signing of the Sustainable Development Goals’ Climate Emergency

Lang Center Launches Three-Year Pulitzer Center Partnership

In response to growing student interest in exploring such issues through written and photographic journalism, filmmaking, and radio broadcasts, the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility has entered into a three-year partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting ( Under