First Stage of Singer Hall Complete

For faculty and students in the biology, engineering, and psychology departments, this fall brings the excitement of a new building. So far, only the engineering department has moved into Singer Hall The building, donated by the Lang family, named for  Maxine Frank

College Moves Phi Psi and DU to BEP

After the nearly week-long Coalition Against Fraternity Violence sit-in garnered widespread news attention and galvanized the campus and the nation, Phi Psi and DU announced on the evening of Tuesday, April 30, their decision to disband. President Smith, in an email to

College to Renovate Lang Music with Renewed Lang Funding

As students, faculty, and community members roam campus, they walk past the large scale construction of the BEP building and minor renovations of Science Center wall paneling. In the coming year, they’ll also come across reconstruction of the Lang Music Building. This

BEP Phase One Nears Its Finish

Since its introduction in 2017, the biology, engineering, and psychology (BEP) building has made great strides toward completion and will be finished within the next two summers. The BEP project was introduced due to high enrollment in biology, engineering, and psychology, leading

Local Sheet Metal Workers’ Union Pickets at BEP Site

On August 27th, Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 19 held a protest outside of the Biology, Engineering, and Psychology building construction site. A statement the union posted on their Facebook page cites Swarthmore’s decision to hire Quality Heating and Air Conditioning, a

Continued College Construction Calls For a Press Briefing

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. College staff


BEP construction to begin over the summer

When students return to campus in the fall things in the Northeast part of campus will look quite different. Construction on the Biology Engineering and Psychology Building will begin this summer with the demolition of Papazian Hall, which will start a game