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Swarthmore Women’s Hoops A Centennial Force

Swarthmore finishes with a19-6 record and for the first time since 04-05, they are headed to the Centennial Conference playoffs.

02/19/2013

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Swarthmore College Evacuated Due To Chemical Smell

A hall in Swarthmore College was evacuated due to a chemical smell Saturday afternoon.

01/05/2013

Eugene Lang speaking with students in 2009.  (Credit: Swarthmore College)

Swarthmore Receives Major Donation For New Engineering & Science Facility

The $50 million gift is from philanthropist Eugene Lang, Swarthmore Class of 1938 and an entrepreneur who has paid for the college education of 15,000 students through his “I Have A Dream” Foundation.

12/08/2012

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3 Swarthmore College Students Injured In Italy Pub Melee

Three Pennsylvania college students studying in Rome are recovering from injuries suffered in a melee instigated by Italian soccer fans.

11/25/2012

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Swarthmore College Revives Sororities After 79-Year Ban

Nearly 80 years after women at Swarthmore College voted to ban sororities because they were too exclusive, a group of female students will reinstate Greek life this spring after weathering months of polarizing debate on campus.

09/28/2012

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College Waiting Lists

According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, a spot on the waitlist at an elite college doesn’t mean you’re closer to the finish line. The odds aren’t good!

05/02/2012

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Author Says Money is Not The Way To Fix Schools

Reforming public education is not a phantom or a mirage, according to a Swarthmore College grad. It can be done and the secret is not money.

04/23/2012

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Swarthmore Weighs Return of Sororities After Eight-Decade Ban

Sororities at Swarthmore were banned nearly 80 years ago for discriminating against Jews. But now, a small group of coeds wants to bring them back.

03/27/2012

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Scott Arboretum Plant Sale

Plant sales are always fun, but when you can see the plants already grown up before you buy it’s even better.

09/12/2011

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Penn State Drops From Top Spot On List Of Top Party Schools

Penn State University remains in the top ten, but it’s losing ground in an annual list of top party schools.

08/03/2011

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BLOG: Best Colleges – Swarthmore Rates High For $

By Jim Donovan: If you have a child that will soon be heading off to college, or maybe your friends or family members are in that boat, the folks at The Priceton Review have just […]

08/02/2011

Stigall Show Log 4.7.11

Chris discusses the possibility of a government shutdown and an attack on two students in Swarthmore. He talks to Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe about the possibility of ending Saturday delivery, Republican Mayoral Candidate Karen Brown about her campaign and the Phil Rosenthal, the creator of Everyone Loves Raymond.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/07/2011

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Swarthmore Police: Homophobia Motive Unclear In Weekend Attack

Swarthmore College officials say a student and his friend were punched and kicked by a group of teens in a campus attack that may have been spurred by homophobia.

04/06/2011

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Part 1: Why Is College So Expensive?

A college education has become the second-costliest purchase most families will make. What makes it so expensive?

03/04/2011

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