RAs Hold Rally as Negotiations Continue

On Friday, April 5, the shaded steps of Parrish Hall became a podium for speakers during a Resident Assistant (RA) union rally. The Swarthmore Workers Union, the result of a historic organizing campaign among RAs at the college last semester, rallied to

Whooping Cough Case Confirmed on Campus

In an email sent out last Thursday, Feb. 22, Student Health and Wellness Services Director Casey Anderson announced the confirmation of a case of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, within the Swarthmore campus community. The email stressed that the disease is

Bargaining Begins Between RAs, College

Members of Swarthmore’s Resident Assistant (RA) union, representatives from Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 153, and members of the administration sat down on Monday, Feb. 12 for the first time to begin the process of drafting an employee contract


The King in Yellow

Despite widespread popularity during his life, American author Robert W. Chambers is now largely unknown. I first encountered him in the place I believe he is most commonly found, as a footnote in writings about far more celebrated author H. P. Lovecraft.