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College cops embrace solar; will now bust up parties sustainably
The best insult to drunkenly slur at cops when they break up your college kegger is, "You're not even GREEN!" At least, it might be if you're a rich liberal nerd at Swarthmore College.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Prison on the menu for Nifty Fifty's owners
The fifties aren't turning out so nifty for the owners of a popular Philadelphia-area 1950s-themed hamburger chain.
From Genocide To Mass Atrocities
FROM GENOCIDE TO MASS ATROCITIES Swarthmore Phoenix: Swarthmore College November 21, 2013 Thursday by: Daniel Hirschel-Burns In 1943, Polish resistance member Jan Karski secured a meeting with American Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Young cartoonist, his sight gone, finds a new field to conquer
In 2001, an 8-year-old from Springfield, Delaware County, named Hayden Dahmm - then severely vision-impaired but with a remarkable talent for drawing - made headlines by creating a comic book that starred a crime-fighting toilet and that raised more than $10,000 for the families of victims of the 9/11 attacks.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Early returns suggest Common App glitches had little impact on numbers
Georgia Tech was forced to extend its early deadline but was rewarded with a 37% increase in applications..
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Nifty Fifty's co-owner gets 15 months in prison
Robert Mattei , 75, is just the first of five Nifty Fifty's co-owners scheduled to be sentenced this week for their role in a tax fraud scheme.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Report: More low-income students in Delco
With a lower median income and denser pockets of poverty than neighboring communities, Delaware County is struggling to educate all of its students, according to a report from an education advocacy group.
The impact of Obamacare's rocky rollout
The stumbling, bumbling rollout of the nation's health insurance exchanges already is the stuff of legend.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
3 On Your Side: Justice For A Church
When a Swarthmore parish decided to do some renovations they put down a $16,000 deposit for brand new carpet and tiles.
Swarthmore police test solar car
SWARTHMORE Amid an ordinary day of teaching classes and supervising lab experiments, Swarthmore College instructor Carr Everbach got the sort of call one afternoon that most professors never receive.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Panel pushes for Duke fossil fuel divestment
Increasingly warmer days. Melting the entirety of the North Pole. An irreversible environmental impact, with the poorest countries of the world suffering the most.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Point of View
An all-too-familiar scene was enacted on the campus of Swarthmore College during a meeting on May 4 to discuss demands by student activists for the college to divest itself of its investments in companies that deal in fossil fuels.