The OneCard System is in Dire Need of Consistency

No system can claim itself to be perfect; all systems have defects. However, this is not a reason to give up on seeking improvements. This can be difficult, as a defect sometimes cannot be identified immediately until it has caused a problem.


Campus Recreational Group Skates into Crumb Cafe

On Wednesday, April 20, SwatSkates and Crumb Cafe will be collaborating to deliver students’ food. The event will be a twist on ’50s skating diners, but rather than honor the old-timey carhops, it will celebrate the skate culture that originated on the

Crumb Cafe Opens for the First Time Since Spring 2020

The Crumb Cafe has been a popular late-night food stop for students over the past few years but went dormant after COVID-19 shut down Swarthmore in the Spring of 2020. This Fall, Crumb opened its doors once again. Beginning with a soft

Crumb Cafe Plans to Undergo Digital Revolution

This semester, the Crumb Café is implementing new changes, which includes a partnership with the Swarthmore College Computer Society that will allow the café to digitize orders. This initiative has the potential to drastically reduce order processing time. Hungry Swatties can look

Crumb Café Works to Reduce Waiting Time, Expand Menu

The Crumb Café is now onto its second year and has established itself as Swarthmore students’ go-to spot on late nights. As business has grown, the Crumb’s organizers continue to adjust and evolve its practices and menu in order to improve and

On The Need for Greater Food Options

Over the past year, students have adjusted to changes in dining services at Swarthmore. At the beginning of the 2018-2019 academic year, Dining Services changed the hours of Essie Mae’s to close on weekends and at 9 p.m. on weeknights. At the


A Crumby ‘Thank You’ to Our Workers

I am completely biased in saying this as the Crumb Cafe’s co-head director, but the café has truly become one of my favorite spaces on campus. Sure, our wait times can be inconsistent, but what was once a financially floundering café operating

Crumb Cafe Improves After Initial Adjustments

Halfway through the second semester, the Crumb Cafe is continuing to grow and adjust since its initial opening in the beginning of the Fall 2018 semester. While transitioning from Paces to Sharples was difficult when it first opened, the Crumb has become