It Is Time to Take Action for Workers’ Rights

Do you remember why you applied to Swarthmore? In the 2022-2023 U.S. News rankings, Swarthmore was ranked as the #4 liberal arts college in the country. The class sizes are generally small, which allows professors and students to connect more meaningfully. The

Swarthmore Should Pay Students More

On Aug. 9th, Swarthmore College Dean of Admissions Jim Bock, sent out an email to the student body informing us that they are no longer paying students to host prospective and accepted applicants. In the email, he detailed that instead of getting

BRIEF: Delays in payroll cause student dissatisfaction

Delays in the payroll process this past week left many students without their paychecks. Students who have worked since the beginning of the semester must now submit their timesheets late. The lack of spending money during the first part of the year

JobX: The Future of Student Employment Applications

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. On Wednesday,

College announces updates to student employment process

Yesterday, the college held a press briefing with the Phoenix and Daily Gazette announcing developments to student employment issues on campus. Notably, the college announced plans for a new portal on MySwat called JobX, which will centralize the job search and application

College moves to make changes to student employment

The college is moving to make efforts to improve the student employment before the next academic year. Many students have voiced complaints that the system is fragmented and that many students who need a job as part of their financial aid are