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Two Free Tours At Scott Arboretum

There’s a free tour tonight at the Scott Arboretum and another one tomorrow morning.


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Swarthmore College Taps Princeton Dean As New President

Swarthmore officials announced Saturday that Valerie Smith will begin leading the small liberal arts school near Philadelphia on July 1.


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Gamechanger: John Alston

Twenty years ago, Dr. John Alston started the Chester Children’s Chorus with seven boys and a dream.

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Look Forward To Spring At Free Lecture On ‘Perennials With Pizzazz’

If you’ve already had enough of winter, here’s a chance to look ahead to spring and all the pretty perennials you can soon be planting.


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Grow Your Own Peonies

Peonies are certainly among the most popular flowers of all, and this weekend you can learn how to grow them from seed at Swarthmore College.


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Swarthmore College Alums Celebrate Schools 150th Anniversary

Swarthmore College is celebrating its 150th anniversary this weekend.


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Professional Cycler To Attend Graduation And Ride In Cycling Classic On Same Day

First he will head to commencement at Swarthmore College, and then he will follow that up by riding in the Philly Cycling Classic.


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Swarthmore, Temple Caught in Federal Probe of Campus Security

The US Department of Education says inclusion on the list “in no way indicates” an institution has violated Title IX, prohibiting sex discrimination, but it’s releasing the list of places it is investigating to “foster better public awareness.”


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Judge To Decide Whether Local College Should Be Allowed Liquor License

A Delaware County judge is being asked to decide on whether Swarthmore College should be allowed a liquor license as part of a hotel it plans to build on campus.
A group of residents wants to uphold its tradition as a dry town.


Winnie Ngo tests out the Fuel Cell Vehicle. (Photo provided by Neil Macfarland)

Road To Future May Run Through Swarthmore College Engineers

A team of Swarthmore students leave today for Houston to test their concept vehicle at a competition.


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Two Events For Gardeners At Scott Arboretum

Enjoy a tour of the gardens or a lecture that could help you in your own garden come Spring.


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Ballerinas Gear Up For World’s Largest Student Ballet Scholarship Competition

Semi-finals for the world’s largest student ballet scholarship competition is going on this weekend at Swarthmore College.


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Swarthmore Police Launch Pilot Program To Test Solar-Powered Cruisers

Swarthmore College and Borough Police have teamed up for a pilot program testing the practicality of outfitting police cars with solar panels.


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Scott Arboretum Open Year-Round

While some arboretums do close for the winter, the Scott Arboretum, which covers the 300 acres of Swarthmore College, is open year-round.


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Lightning Eyed As Possible Cause Of Several Area Fires

The Fire Marshal of Swarthmore Borough confirms a lightning strike hit a building on the campus of Swarthmore College Thursday morning.