Road To Future May Run Through Swarthmore College Engineers
Talk about a road trip: a team of Swarthmore students leave today for Houston to test their concept vehicle at the Shell Eco Marathon Americas.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Swarthmore in Battle for Liquor License in Dry Town
The battle over a local college's liquor license has neighbors in a dry town crying foul.
Swarthmore novelist channels 'Rebecca' in tale of art, love
By the time she was 6, Swarthmore novelist Rachel Pastan knew she would become a writer.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Swarthmore team in a race to save gas
Nevertheless, the bright-red, fiberglass-paneled contraption in a Swarthmore College basement is very much a race car - in a race to use as little energy as possible.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Colorful Proposal at Run or Dye 5K
A Delaware County man waited for his girlfriend of seven years to cross the finish line Saturday so he could propose to his long-time love.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Gay Rights, Intolerance, and Racial Parallels
Persecution of dissent on gay marriage is bad not only for intellectual freedom and the cultural climate but ultimately, perhaps, for gay equality as well.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Plan to translate Barnard commencement falls short of student expectations
Barnard's senior class Vice President Nikki Weiner and President Stephanie Fernandez, both BC '14, asked the administration to translate Barnard commencement addresses, but said they were unhappy with the compromise.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Bulbs Barely Blooming
Spring hasn't just been short on flowers so far, many bulbs I've seen blooming seem stunted - with very short stems! Now, that's often a sign that bulbs weren't pre-cooled enough, such as when bulbs are forced to grow indoors in a pot, or planted down South, where they need weeks of refrigeration before they can bloom.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Cabrini golf finished second at Swarthmore Quad
The Cabrini men's golf team opened their 2014 season on Tuesday, April 1st at the Swarthmore Quad at Rolling Green Golf Course.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Commence the firestorms
Since Rutgers chemistry professor Robert Boikess successfully urged faculty last month to oppose Condoleezza Rice as commencement speaker for her role in the Iraq war, he has been called "racist," "liberal" - and worse.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Swarthmore removing the 'r' and three other hilarious April Fools pranks
When I read the news that Slice Communications was starting its own restaurant to deal with the high demand of people thinking they were a pizza parlor, I raised an eyebrow.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Priests detail new LP, release "Right Wing," expand tour (3 NYC dates ...
As discussed, DC punks Priests signed to Don Giovanni for their debut LP, which they've since announced is called Bodies and Control and Money and Power and will be out on June 3. They just released the album's first single, "Right Wing."