Editorial: Semester in Review 

This semester, we have been exceedingly fortunate to serve the Swarthmore community with enriching and thoughtful pieces. Putting a newspaper together late into the night is by no means an easy feat and could only be possible with our amazing team of

Exchange with UPenn Returns for First Time Since Pandemic

On Jan. 14, College Registrar Kristen Smith announced that, for the first time since the college’s closure in spring of 2020, students would be able to enroll in courses at UPenn through the Quaker Consortium. Since the Fall 2021 semester, Swarthmore students

Fall 2018 in Review

Over the course of the semester, The Phoenix has reported on campus life from a variety of angles. In this last issue of the semester, the editorial board is highlighting pieces that we think have significant value to the Swarthmore community. If

Students drop honors, influenced by changes in schedule

Swarthmore is known for its Honors program. The number of Swatties actually receiving an Honors diploma, however, has dropped in recent years. Between 2008 and 2012, an average of 112 students received this diploma. In 2013, the number had dropped to 89.

Faculty considers changes to end of year schedule

On Friday, the first faculty business meeting of the academic year was held in the Scheuer Room. The most discussed topic was student feedback to the spring semester schedule changes that were announced in an email in May. The result of the


A Message from the Editor-in-Chief

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. Chances are