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  1. Justina Calgiano and Ted Meyer with the Phillie PhanaticRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2017 | Philly.com

    She saw him in the Strath Haven High School halls in 2000. "I thought Ted was the cutest guy I'd ever seen," Justina remembered.

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  2. Swarthmore native Zinzi Clemmons on her debut novel about 'sex and death'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2017 | Philly.com

    Tirdad Derakhshani was born in Tehran, Iran, and raised in London and rural North Jersey, where he closely studied a theoretical, radical post-Hegelian approach to cow-tipping. He moved to Philadelphia in the mid-'80s to seek enlightenment, and instead received a B.A. in literature at Penn.

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  3. Palestinian professor speaks out on cancellation of Friends' Central...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Philly.com

    Coming from the Ramallah Friends School, a Quaker institution that has been in Palestine since the 1800s, I had not expected such remarks as a freshman at Swarthmore College, particularly considering our Quaker ethos. Overall, I loved my college experience, and such challenging moments ultimately shaped me into a stronger person who vowed to never be silenced again.

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  4. Theodozia K. Pastuszek, 87, built family realty firm in SwarthmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Philly.com

    Theodozia K. Pastuszek, 87, of Swarthmore, who with her husband William J. Pastuszek ran a real estate company in Delaware County for 57 years, died Monday, July 17, of complications from Parkinson's disease at Springfield Hospital. Mrs. Pastuszek was known to friends as "Dozia."

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  5. Home for cancer patients takes shape as debate over its fate simmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Philly.com

    The Headstrong Foundation purchased this house on South Chester Road in Swarthmore for nearly $700,000 to provide free housing for cancer patients receiving treatment in the area, as well as their caretakers. When it comes to community houses, group homes, and properties with temporary occupants, resistance from neighbors is anything but new.

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  6. Property Line: 3 homes in Swarthmore under $290,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Philly.com

    Whether you pronounce the "r" in Delaware County's Swarthmore or not, you probably know of the suburban neighborhood because it is home to the liberal arts college with the same name. Or you may know the college's welcome center, which was the birthplace of painter Benjamin West.

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  7. City study: Scarier the better when it comes to collection noticesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Philly.com

    Mayor's Policy Office staffers, Yuan Huang, Assistant Director of Policy; Anjali Chainani, Director of Policy and Nandi O'Connor, policy analyst, lead the city's GovLabPHL, which is using behavioral science to test how the city communicates with residents. As part of an ongoing effort to use human behavior to inform how City Hall reaches residents , a group led by Mayor Kenney's policy team conducted three studies, the results of which were made available last week.

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  8. Sandra Sparrow Wilkinson, 76, educator and fiber artistRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Philly.com

    Sandra Sparrow Wilkinson, 76, of Swarthmore, a teacher, principal, and fiber artist, died Saturday, April 22, of a stroke at Crozer-Chester Medical. Blessed with "an infectious spirit and unbounded creativity," Mrs. Wilkinson was a much-loved figure in Swarthmore, her family said.

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  9. Local activists drawing the line on who gets to change congressional boundariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Philly.com

    Pennsylvania GOP chairman Val DiGiorgio at March 30 news conference; he says the party hasn't taken a position on redistricting reform. . The maps that Amy Finkbiner was showing at the borough council meeting looked like so many random, ill-fitting puzzle pieces.

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  10. Swarthmore benefactor Eugene M. Lang, 98, of New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Philly.com

    Eugene M. "Gene" Lang, 98, a major benefactor of Swarthmore College and the founder of a technology development corporation, died Saturday, April 8, in New York City. A 1938 graduate of Swarthmore, Mr. Lang used his career in international trade to become a renowned philanthropist, giving hundreds of millions of dollars to Swarthmore College and other beneficiaries for scholarships, buildings, and programs, and to champion social responsibility.

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  11. Swarthmore students cited by college for sit-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Philly.com

    Now some students feel that core campus value is under attack after five students at the Delaware County-based school were cited following a February sit-in at the office of Chief Investment Officer a group of students, faculty, and alumni committed to having the Quaker-founded college divest its fossil fuel investments from the school's endowment fund, received citations after they allegedly failed to leave Amstutz's office. They face sanctions that include a possible warning or probation.

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  12. Swarthmore mourns sudden student deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Philly.com

    Susan Snyder has covered education for the Inquirer since 1998. She currently covers higher education.

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  13. Henry R. Drott, 76, Children's Hospital clinical chemistry directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Philly.com

    Henry R. Drott, 76, of Swarthmore, the retired scientific director of clinical chemistry at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, died Wednesday, March 8, of cancer at his home. In 1977, he joined the staff at Children's as an assistant professor of chemistry in pediatrics, and later was named scientific director of clinical chemistry.

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  14. Mel R. Drukin, 85, retired Haverford High principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Philly.com

    Mel R. Drukin, 85, of Garnet Valley, an educator who capped his 35-year career by serving as the principal of Haverford High School in Delaware County, died Sunday, March 5, at his home from a series of small strokes linked to Parkinson's disease. Mr. Drukin started out in the 1950s as a science and biology teacher at Swarthmore High School, then became principal of Swarthmore Elementary School in 1961.

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  15. Jensen: March Madness hits Swarthmore, NeumannRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Philly.com

    Among other assignments, Mike Jensen writes "Off Campus," a regular column on college sports for the Inquirer. A staff writer with the paper since 1988, Jensen covered college basketball and football beats for 15 years, wrote about soccer from 10 countries on five continents, and was assigned to the Kentucky Derby the year of Smarty Jones.

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  16. A farm grows in Chester City, and so does supermarket partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Philly.com

    Young men are spreading and shoveling piles of mulch on the raised beds on a pleasantly warm February afternoon. At the other end of the garden, a manager peers through the greenhouse at beds of collard greens.

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  17. Swarthmore professor meets with Friends' Central to try to settle disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Philly.com

    Kathy Boccella is a suburban education reporter. Prior to that assignment, she covered county government and news and was a reporter in the features department.

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  18. At Haverford, "data rescue" aims to save vital climate researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Philly.com

    Susan Snyder has covered education for the Inquirer since 1998. She currently covers higher education.

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  19. Who is Swarthmore professor in the eye of Friends' Central storm?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Philly.com

    Kathy Boccella is a suburban education reporter. Prior to that assignment, she covered county government and news and was a reporter in the features department.

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  20. Friends' Central alumni ask school to reinvite Palestinian speaker, reinstate teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Philly.com

    Kathy Boccella is a suburban education reporter. Prior to that assignment, she covered county government and news and was a reporter in the features department.

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