Reflections on a COVID Fall Athletics Season

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Swarthmore’s student body has existed in a fractured state this past fall semester, with some students exclusively Zooming into class and others existing  in a perpetual state of Sharples carry out. The semester has forced students to

The Return of Roland Garros

2020 has brought us to a unique junction in the professional sports world. For the first time, football, basketball, and tennis have overwhelmingly coalesced in these opening months of fall, eliciting perhaps a spread of carpal tunnel resulting from a continuous state

MLB Extends Playoffs, Is This The Right Year To Do It?

Major League Baseball announced it would be extending its 2020 postseason back in late July. This announcement followed their decision to shorten the regular season from 162 games to a mere 60 in efforts to minimize audience and player exposure to COVID-19.

We Must Keep our Attention Local

There is much to be optimistic about from Tuesday’s midterm elections. Democrats flipped the House of Representatives, giving them the control over motions brought to the floor and the power to subpoena the President, which will allow them to investigate Trump’s tax

SGO 2020 Class Senator Platforms

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. The Daily