Calling for a Better Commitment to Climate Action

Last Friday, over a hundred Swarthmore students skipped class to participate in the Global Climate Strike, a protest that drew more than four million people worldwide to the streets to protest government inaction on climate change policy. Later that day, President Val

It’s Time to Get Rid of Gendered Bathrooms

I am a cis woman, so I have never had to give much thought to my choice of bathroom. In fact, it wasn’t until I got to Swarthmore three years ago that I even encountered the idea of gender-inclusive restrooms, which are


No People Harmed in Fire at Alice Paul

On Friday, April 5, a fire occurred at 1:08 pm on the first floor of Alice Paul dormitory. The fire was caused by a student who left burning incense unattended, believing that it had been extinguished. No students were harmed in the


DU Reopens Amid Scrutiny of Greek Life

After being closed for the Fall 2018 semester, Delta Upsilon Fraternity will host its first party on March 23. Its reopening comes soon after the publication of a school-sanctioned report examining the role of Greek life at Swarthmore, and a new substance-free


Athlete of the week: Zac O’Dell ’20

Swarthmore men’s basketball capped off a fantastic Centennial Conference season with their second conference title in the past three years. The Garnet easily took care of rival Johns Hopkins in a 79-61 blowout win in the conference championship game. Key to the


Days of Swatties: Barkat Sikder (‘22)

Days of Swatties: this is a project that goes into the hearts of Swarthmore students by listening about their lives. Wholesome, sad, and all other kinds of stories are carried by Swatties. I choose to present as little personal information as possible,

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