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Since 1881, The Phoenix is published every Thursday by students of Swarthmore College, except during examination and vacation periods, and includes comprehensive coverage of news, living & arts, opinions, and sports. 1200 copies are distributed each week across the college campus, to the Borough of Swarthmore and to subscribers. The Phoenix is free of charge to Swarthmore students and faculty.

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In Wake of Amherst Scandal, Swarthmore Must Ensure That It Treats Sexual Assault With Due Gravity

(1) Comments | Posted November 28, 2012 | 4:06 PM

The recent revelation by Angie Epifano, a former student of Amherst College, that her school's administration reacted in a way that was grossly out of line when she reported her sexual assault to school authorities, has stirred shock and strong emotion across the nation and on the Swarthmore...

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Government Should Prioritize Slowing the Rise of the Cost of Education

(0) Comments | Posted November 17, 2012 | 2:41 PM

In the first presidential debate of the general election cycle, the candidates' discussion of the American education system was a welcome departure from the usual haggling over the best way to get the economy moving again. In reality, addressing the rising cost of a college education in America is one...

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