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4 hrs ago | Philly.com

Controversial Swarthmore construction begins

The project will result in traffic changes along Route 320, and the inn will bring the first liquor license to an otherwise-dry Delaware County borough.

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Related Topix: Swarthmore, PA, Delaware County, PA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Vineyard Gazette Online

Examining Tolstoy's War and Peace

Last fall, Philip Weinstein, a professor of literature at Swarthmore College, taught a six-part course on William Faulkner at the Vineyard Haven library.

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Related Topix: Vineyard Haven, MA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Chronicle.com

Scholars Sound Alarms About Being Judged on Their Civility

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's defense on Friday of its decision not to hire Steven G. Salaita riled some academics who have raised fears about the prospect of being subjected to tests of their civility.

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Related Topix: Illinois, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Purdue University Calumet, Dominican University

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Philly.com

Swarthmore College to build retail center

The college is building an inn, restaurant and community store on the southern edge of its campus.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Pocono Record

'Treaty' with Lenape aims to protect Delaware

Eight organizations and several individuals signed a partnership "treaty" Thursday with the Lenape Native-American nation in a gathering along the banks of the Delaware River at Shawnee Inn.

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Related Topix: Lackawaxen, PA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

USA Today

College ranking lists: Abundant but not so influential

College ranking lists: Abundant but not so influential There have been a surge of new rankings, but what influence to they have for students? Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1ot2dCp James L. Bock, vice president and dean of Admissions at Swarthmore College, talks with prospective students on April 24, 2014 at the college in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Swarthmore, PA, Babson College, New York University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Williams College

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Philly.com

A new theater festival on the fringe of the Fringe

On Saturday afternoon, in the stained-glass gloom of the First Unitarian Church on Chestnut Street, a "theatrical exorcism" was underway.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Pocono Record

A bond with creation renewed

Eight organizations and several individuals signed a partnership "treaty" Thursday with the Lenape Native-American nation in a gathering along the banks of the Delaware River at Shawnee Inn.

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Related Topix: Lackawaxen, PA, Easton, PA, Philadelphia, PA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Daily Caller

The 13 Most Rabidly Leftist, Politically Correct Colleges For Dirty, Tree-Hugging Hippies

College campuses in America are frequently teeming with all manner of liberals and trustafarian socialists who drive Volvos .

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Related Topix: Swarthmore, PA, Brandeis University, Occidental College, US News, Conservative Political News

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Erika Johansen's 'Queen of the Tearling' was a fantasy written 'for myself'

As a young writer trying to break into the publishing world, Erika Johansen did everything right -- and couldn't understand why everything went wrong.

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Related Topix: Petaluma, CA

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Philly.com

Birth of an app

This is the story of Spotlight , a social media app that went live on the Apple Store and Android on Friday.

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Related Topix: Swarthmore, PA

Fri Aug 01, 2014

NJ.com

What's the top college in the Lehigh Valley? Forbes ranks them

Students, family and friends gather to celebrate Lafayette College's commencement ceremony for the Class of 2014 this May in Easton.

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Related Topix: Lafayette College, Williams College, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

EurekAlert!

ALMA finds double star with weird and wild planet-forming discs

From movies to television, obesity is still considered "fair game" for jokes and ridicule.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green State University, Astronomy, Science

The Whitworthian

Whitworth among top 10 private schools in Pacific Northwest on...

Whitworth has landed once again on Forbes ' annual rankings of the top undergraduate institutions in the United States.

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Related Topix: Williams College, Stanford University, Princeton University, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Newswise

Young Binary Star System May Form Planets with Weird and Wild Orbits

Unlike our solitary Sun, most stars form in binary pairs -- two stars that orbit a common center of mass.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Science / Technology, NASA, Pasadena, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Student News, July 30, 2014

Delaware Valley College has named these students to its dean's list for the spring semester: McKenna Damato and Derek Johnson of Wharton; and Katherine Ellis, Siobhan Scully and Rachael Sitzer of Rockaway.

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Related Topix: Delaware Valley College, Wharton, NJ, Rockaway, NJ, Mine Hill, NJ, Rutgers University

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