With a student population one-fourth the size of the town it inhabits, the college maintains a considerable presence in the town of Swarthmore. The two bodies have shared the same space for 153 years, and while there have been tensions, community members
On Sunday, May 15th, exactly two weeks from Graduation Day 2016, the construction and development stages of the Town Center West Project will come to a close as the Inn at Swarthmore will officially begin hosting its first guests. This event will
With the development of the Swarthmore Inn now in full swing, and the construction of the roundabout still a controversial stir among townspeople, the Phoenix has found the original plans for the Inn site and tracked its development to its final design.
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 College’s
The construction of a new softball field closer to Palmer Residence Hall may have people wondering what will replace the old athletic field. With a projected finish date of spring of 2016, Town Center West is a development concept — worked on
Four years after first being proposed to the Board of Managers, the Town Center West Project (also known as the Swarthmore Inn) near PPR may soon break ground — but many students still have reservations about the benefits, if any, that the