Screw Your Roommate: A Tradition in Transition 

On Saturday, Oct. 28, Magill Walk was filled with princesses and princes, Barbies and Kens, and angels and devils wandering around searching for their other halves. Costumed pairs began filling up tables at Dining and Community Commons (DCC), signaling the start of


Fall Screw: Making a New Swarthmore Tradition

On Saturday, Oct. 23, kings and queens, pirates, frogs, the sun and moon, Daphne and Fred, and many other creatures and characters all dined in Sharples on blind dates. The much beloved Screw Your Roommate tradition was back in action, but this

Screw Your Roommate

Screw Your Roommate, an impressively awkward school tradition that began in the 80s, returned this year on Feb. 18. Dressed in often embarrassing costumes, several hundred anxious and uncomfortable students gathered in Sharples around dinner time in search for a blind date

Dating at Swat

I’m going to admit something right off the bat: I’ve never dated anyone. Ever. I had crushes and what we call in the Philippines “mutual understandings,” which is basically the familiar situation when two people know they “like like” each other, spend

ScrewDriver App Stirs Dynamics of Screw Your Roommate

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. The Spring