Coach of the Week: Landry Kosmalski

In his sixth season coaching the Garnet, coach Landry Kosmalski led the men’s basketball team to a Centennial Conference championship and a national championship appearance, the best season in school history. A history major and forward at Davidson College, where he is

Men’s Basketball Cruises to Sweet Sixteen

Midway through Saturday’s game against MIT, Cam Wiley ’19 sized up his defender, sent him lurching to the right with a crossover, then snatched the ball back to his left and drained a step-back three. In any other game, this would be

Men’s Basketball Bounces Into a New Season

“You always feel like you could have gone farther … we were playing really well in the tournament,” said head coach Landry Kosmalski. Last year, Swarthmore men’s basketball went through a string of new heights for the program but ended the season

A case for leaving hummus alone

Last week, Students For Justice in Palestine wrote an op-ed in the Phoenix, calling for the college to stop selling Sabra products and claiming the effort was “about more than hummus.” To me at least, the question seems to be less to

Divest, with care

Sunrise has recently been advocating for a referendum on Swarthmore’s investment policy. The group has called for a vote on whether or not the college’s board should revoke the ban on investing ethically, put in place immediately after the school divested from

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Some pessimism about divestment

Sunrise has had a good week. SGO recently announced that they will invest surplus funds from the student activity budget into BlackRock, an investment fund that prioritizes environmental sustainability and refuses to invest in fossil fuels. While this is not really “divestment”

We Don’t (All) Need No Education

I’ve recently been reading a lot about the value of a college education — it was a major issue during the most recent Democratic primary campaign. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders proposed free federally funded college for all, and Hillary Clinton managed both

On PubNite and the community it fosters

Swarthmore has a reputation for being one of the most self-consciously intellectual schools in the country. We should take pride in that label — there’s nothing wrong with a school prioritizing academics. The administration’s policies, which were revamped after 2013, make it