Explore Stories

Pen and ink drawing of McCabe library.

Making History

Winter 2017

The mission of the Swarthmore College Archives is to preserve the documentary evidence of the College’s past and to tell, as fully as possible, the Swarthmore story in all its infinite variety. 

A Deep Look

Spring 2015

Much work has been done—and we have a lot of work still to do. In my eight months here, I’ve focused on learning about this campus and meeting as many people as I can.

No Limits

Fall 2014

After nearly 35 years of teaching, I think I finally get it. Sometimes we have to tell students what we want them to know. I’m talking about the really big-picture stuff: broad skills, life lessons ...