Content warning: sexually explicit language When individuals pledged to now-disbanded Delta Upsilon fraternity at Swarthmore in 2013, they were required to create a separate Gmail account for internal communications. These communications included “minutes” that would contain statements like ‘Grade A USDA Slut’
On Saturday April 27, a student accompanied by two friends called Public Safety claiming to have forgotten her wallet in the basement of the Phi Psi fraternity house. After an officer let her in, she allowed in dozens more students who had
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. Swarthmore’s sole
Correction: Article has been updated to state that Phi Psi cannot host parties with alcohol until the end of the 2017 fall semester. Article originally stated that the fraternity could only host parties at the end of the 2018 fall semester.
At the close of dry week on Saturday, September 3rd, party spaces at Delta Upsilon (DU) and Paces opened. By the end of the night, the Swarthmore Borough Police Department closed DU and Paces shut down voluntarily afterward. Swarthmore police arrived on
Graffiti reading “Rape Haven” was found on the front wall of the Delta Upsilon fraternity Tuesday morning. Several fraternity members saw the graffiti and proceeded to contact Public Safety. While the responsible parties remain yet unnamed, the incident is under active investigation
After a week’s delay, Phi Psi put on their annual party, “Disorientation” last weekend. Given that the fraternity was the only open space that night, the number of party-goers far exceeded the house’s capacity, causing Public Safety’s involvement. Swat Team members were
This weekend, students attended the final hurrah for a two-year experiment in EDM, laser lights and neon knick-knacks. Officially the last of the popular Poon parties, Saturday’s Paces event generated a crowd that stands as a testament to the niche filled by