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LGBTQ moments along our shared path at Swarthmore.
Five Swarthmoreans share their journeys of gender.
Highlighting LGBTQ couples who found love, light, and lifelong commitment through Swarthmore.
How Swarthmore shaped Kinnie Clarke Schmidt ’46’s family tree—and her whole life.
Richard Lamb ’88 displays superhuman generosity.
Phineas tells all.
On his LGBTQ legacy...and ours.
Charles Jackson ’60 pens a tribute to Bill Lyon ’60, his lifelong—and life-saving—friend.
Swarthmore's LGBTQ community is diverse and impactful. Here are a few of its many voices.
In words and art, longtime LGBTQ activist Allan Troxler ’69 reflects.
An influential artist and professor, she directed Swarthmore’s Studio Arts Program from 1963–1974.
Rainy days at Swarthmore set Vaneese Thomas ’74, H’14 dreaming of home.
Evan Greer ’07 aims to right the world’s injustices through activism, music, and art.
Thanks to the stage, Lucinda Kidder ’66 found herself.
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.
Peter Fritschel ’84 waited almost 30 years for a chirp.
Katie Clark has been “a one-woman show” building the Center for Innovation and Leadership.
Creativity is key for Burkinabe girls—and us all, writes Elèna Ruyter ’14.
In a new book, Scott Kugle ’91 honors 15 Muslim LGBTQ voices.
Not even a knee injury could hobble Grayson Roze ’15’s calling—or his creativity.
With verve, Paul Brownsey ’69 writes of gay U.K. men's loves, losses, and lives.
All year, every year, Olivia Leventhal ’18 is helping African schoolchildren.
New Books by Swarthmoreans.
Swarthmore College has committed to become a sanctuary campus for undocumented students and community members.
Quakers have always challenged gender norms, but in the 1770s, Jemima Wilkinson went further.
Scott Arboretum-gifted plants and their proud parents.
In the Yale Book of Quotations, only one entry cites a Swarthmore origin: “Like a fish without a bicycle,” attributed to Charles Harris ’59.
Ben Young ’09 finds meaning in neglected areas, like the underside of a table.
Vanessa Meng ’19 and Adina Spertus-Melhus ’17 spearheaded a campus waste assessment.
Patty Welch de Llosa ’54 shares a few self-fulfillment tips from her latest book, Finding Time for Your Self.
Swarthmore's volleyball team are exceptional students, athletes, and student-athletes.
Maggie Regan ’14 looked into the pitch-black English Channel, took a deep breath, and jumped in.
I care about every Bulletin we create. Deeply. But this issue, inspired by and dedicated- to—but not restricted or exclusive to—LGBTQ Swarthmoreans, means everything to me.
Which caption is your favorite?
She received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Griffin Museum of Photography.
He received an honorary degree from the University of Ghana last spring.
She was named director of the Carolina Women’s Center at the University of North Carolina.
He was one of 213 educators to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
She was named a finalist for the 2016 Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty.
Submit a caption by March 18!
Winter 2017 / Issue II / Volume CXIV