After Fall Cancelation, Swat Formal Returns

Swarthmore students will be returning to the dance floor for the SGO Spring Formal, otherwise called Swat Prom, on Saturday, March 26, at 10 p.m. The decision to bring back the formal comes amid a loosening of COVID-19 restrictions, now allowing alcohol-registered


Club Boxing Team Attracts Wide Interest

If you are anywhere near Tarble gym on Monday or Saturday night and hear the sound of muffled music and rhythmic pounding from below, it is likely that you are hearing the practice of the newly founded Swarthmore Boxing Club practice. Started

New Online Housing Portal Opens Doors for Swarthmore Students

Last semester, Swarthmore introduced a new online housing portal to simplify the Spring housing lottery, during which students choose housing for the upcoming academic year. The new portal facilitates the processes of blocking, selecting a room through the Spring housing lottery, and

Remember the NARPs: Swat Needs More Recreational Spaces

While Swarthmore purports to values our physical health, the dearth of recreational facilities makes it difficult for exercise to be a part of our daily lives. Swarthmore students who are not athletes should be allowed greater access to spaces that are often

Matchbox Matchups: Friends reunite

Awkwardness has long been a treasured hallmark of the social landscape of the college. Awkward social interactions can be found in classrooms, dining areas, dorms, and really anywhere that students gather. There is likely nowhere this awkwardness is more at home than

Matchbox home to new strength and conditioning coaches

While we enjoy the “wonderful” workouts the new strength and conditioning coaches, Chris McPherson and Erika Moyer, have provided for us, many of us may not actually know a lot about the two individuals constantly telling us to add 10 more pounds

Matchbox Hours Change In Response to Student Use

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. For the