Venturing Out of the Bubble

I transferred from Villanova to Swarthmore my sophomore year of college. As a Villanova student, Lancaster Ave provided great places to go and study and restaurants to eat at with friends on weekends. I would go off campus at least once a

New Seed Grant Brings Translangualism to Swat

On November 7th, Professor Natalie Mera Ford, Swarthmore’s Multilingual Language Specialist and Visiting Assistant Professor in the English Department, alongside Professor Betty Litsinger, an English professor and the director of multilingual writing at Bryn Mawr, and Professor Barabra Hall, the multilingual and

TriCo Pilot Program Brings the Classroom to Philly

This spring, the Tri-College Consortium is launching its new pilot program for students to take two classes at the Friends Center in Center City Philadelphia. The program is rooted in the desire of the presidents of the Tri-Co schools to strengthen collaborative

SAO Hosts Asian American Curriculum Panel

On Nov. 29, the Swarthmore Asian Organization hosted an Asian American Curriculum Panel. The panel lasted almost an hour and a half, spanning a wide range of topics, including the lack of institutional support for Asian American Studies programs, the need for

Winter Recap

Men’s basketball beats Haverford Last night, the men’s basketball team faced Swarthmore’s infamous rival Haverford and emerged with a well-fought victory, 76-75, in an intense game that went into overtime and saw eight lead changes. Chris Bourne ’17 led the team with

Laverne Cox stuns raving Tri-Co crowd

Last Friday, Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox made a highly anticipated appearance at Haverford College with an hour-and-a-half long talk about her life as an openly transgender actress. When Laverne Cox appeared onstage, and was greeted by enthusiastic applause that lasted for several

24-Hour Comix Challenge comes to campus

As demonstrations kicked off across Philadelphia on Saturday, October 5, Patricia Gutierrez ’15 sat quietly at a desk, buried in sheets of loose-leaf paper. The Latin American Studies major had planned to participate in the marches taking place on the National Day