Reframing Campus Waste With Swat2Go

Students across campus have continuously demonstrated their passion for taking environmentally cautious strides and leading the school to do the same. Because of this, implementing a reusable takeout container program that is present at other similar institutions seemed like a natural step.

Calling for a Better Commitment to Climate Action

Last Friday, over a hundred Swarthmore students skipped class to participate in the Global Climate Strike, a protest that drew more than four million people worldwide to the streets to protest government inaction on climate change policy. Later that day, President Val

Crum Regatta Returns

This fall, the future of the Crum Regatta remained uncertain when the alumni office stopped hosting the event and it was removed from the calendar, with no explanation, during Garnet Weekend. However, after OSE took over the event and moved it to

Six Swatties Arrested in Capitol Climate Change Protest

Over 150 members of Sunrise — including 14 Swatties — descended on the Capitol on Tues, Nov. 13 to demand that House Democrats create a “Green New Deal.” The Capitol Police eventually arrested six Swarthmore students, along with about 50 other protesters,

Sustainability and Zero Waste: Swarthmore at a Glance

On Friday, Oct. 21,  the Zero Waste Working Group held their annual Waste Characterization Study, where bins of gray, green, and blue surrounded a tent with a table on Parrish Beach. Volunteers sorted Swarthmore’s trash, recycling, and compost into their respective categories


The Problem With Animal Agriculture

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. Earlier this