Students Share Experiences of Being Undocumented at Swarthmore

Undocumented immigrants are foreign-born individuals who do not possess a valid visa or immigration documentation, because they entered the U.S. without inspection, stayed longer than their temporary visa permitted, or otherwise violated the terms under which they were admitted. Due to their

JobX: The Future of Student Employment Applications

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. On Wednesday,

FAFSA application opens earlier for 2017 aid decisions

This year, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for the next academic year became available in October instead of January of the beginning of the next calendar year. This allows students to file a financial aid application at the college earlier,

Financial aid decisions often more nuanced than they appear

Many students have experienced a decrease in their financial aid packages after freshman year, despite little perceived change in their family’s financial situation. For some students, not receiving an adequate amount of aid meant not returning to Swarthmore this year. Christian Rhodes,

Students Struggle to Secure On-Campus Employment

When Vincent Vagnozzi, a supervisor at the college post office, sent out an email to the student body saying that the office was seeking student workers for several open positions, he was shocked to receive over fifty responses for the two positions

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