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How—and why—Swarthmoreans of all stripes stay politically active.
Running for president is our nation’s highest-stakes production.
Send in the clowns to show us who we are.
Spotlighting women who ran for office before the 19th Amendment.
Scott "SCS" Samels ’99 is changing the world, one hip-hop hook at a time.
Why Tessa Chambers ’19 volunteers for Sean Barney ’98’s congressional run.
Each Monday, 11 volunteer flower arrangers take turns going bouquet-shopping through Scott Arboretum.
Educating students about addiction empowers them—and us all.
Back-to-the-land living looks good on Anna Hess ’00.
A tribute to David Porter ’58 by Charles Miller ’59.
Stay-at-home dad Gabe Hutter ’88 was surfing job sites at a café when inspiration struck.
Everyone needs an anthropologist, says Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara ’08.
Celebrating the power of female creativity and musical composition.
Household chaos helped Barry Yourgrau ’70 write and recover.
Meet associate dean of diversity, inclusion, and community development, T. Shá Duncan Smith.
One of Ron Hurt ’67’s more formative Swarthmore experiences didn’t happen in a College course.
Since the mid-1990s, Thomas Hjelm ’81 has led companies into new digital eras to engage a new generation of global audiences.
Join author Gloria Chan ’02 on a journey of sisterhood and self-love.
L. Michael Romero ’88’s Tempests, Poxes, Predators, and People: Stress in Wild Animals and How They Cope represents an exciting leap forward for his field.
Meet 10 female Swarthmorean students of science who received Velay Fellowships.
New books by Swarthmoreans.
Pinar Karaca-Mandic ’98 was moved to action by the death of 3-year-old Syrian refugee Alan Kurdi.
When Philip Weinstein read Jonathan Franzen ’81’s third and fourth novels, he was stunned.
“Language is such a miracle,” says author and editor Daniel Menaker ’63.
This year’s honorees enter the Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame Oct. 28 during Garnet Weekend.
When it came to ants, Carl Rettenmeyer ’53— like the insects—more than carried his weight.
Two students inspired a total stranger to leave Swarthmore more than $300,000.
In 1684, a local Swedish woman was accused of witchcraft.
At 104, she may have been our oldest living graduate.
Creating art on Sharples trays is a longstanding tradition.
Janet Lockard ’60 volunteers for a nonprofit that rescues former racing greyhounds.
In times like this heated, vitriolic election cycle, it’s easy to despair.
Which caption is your favorite?
The Anaerobe Society of the Americas honored him.
She's received a slew of remarkable accolades.
The State University of New York at Binghamton saluted him.
He's the American Chronic Pain Association's youngest-ever board member.
Submit a caption by Nov. 11!
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