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Are Two Phoenixes Better than One?

Two campus newspapers, both alike in dignity, In fair Swarthmore, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. In the Mar. 15 edition of The Phoenix from 1963, a proposal to

The Great Swarthmore Presidential Hoax of 1953

Upon hearing President Smith’s recent announcement regarding her sabbatical, I was reminded of an incident that occurred in 1953 as Swarthmore was left presidentless by then-president John Nason’s announcement of his retirement. As the presidential search committee began to scour the country