College Declines to Voluntarily Recognize RA Union, RAs Respond

The college declined to voluntarily recognize Swarthmore’s newly-formed resident assistant union on Friday, Nov. 10. In an email to RAs on Friday afternoon, Vice President for Student Affairs Stephanie Ives told resident assistants that the college would support their decision to vote

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

Union backlash will continue until college values all workers

With an impressive number of construction projects on the horizon, Swarthmore College plans to consider both union and non-union contractors on a project-by-project basis. The college will choose between contractors according to their treatment of workers, the quality of their work and