Swarthmore College

Kuzma/Getty Images
Jim Melwert
August 07, 2019 - 2:37 pm
LOWER MERION TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A federal judge is letting a discrimination case move forward, brought by two former Friends’ Central School teachers who were fired over controversy about a Palestinian speaker. Former Friends’ Central teachers Ariel Eure and Layla Helwa were fired in...
Read More
Candice Signor-Brown
Swarthmore Athletics/Vassar Athletics
Matt Leon
August 02, 2019 - 12:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Swarthmore College has a new women's basketball coach. Candice Signor-Brown is taking over the program from Renee DeVarney, who stepped down after 14 seasons. "I'm really excited about the opportunity and looking forward to being at Swarthmore," Signor-Brown said. She...
Read More
Swarthmore College sit-in
Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS/Sipa USA
Kim Glovas
May 10, 2019 - 4:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Swarthmore College has announced that fraternities and sororities will no longer exist at the college. The announcement came Friday from College president Valerie Smith, after weeks of controversy surrounding two fraternities, Delta Upsilon and Phi Psi. The two frats...
Read More
Swarthmore College sit-in
Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS/Sipa USA
Tim Jimenez
May 01, 2019 - 11:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two Swarthmore College fraternities are shutting down following the leak of documents that portray prior frat brothers as being involved in rape and sexual misconduct, and using racist, homophobic and misogynistic language. The controversy surrounding the two...
Read More
Swarthmore College students
AP Photo
April 30, 2019 - 12:09 pm
(Associated Press/KYW Newsradio ) — Student protesters at Swarthmore College occupied an on-campus fraternity house Monday following the leak of documents purportedly describing some members' derogatory comments and sexual assault jokes. The demonstration is aimed at shutting down the Phi Psi...
Read More
The Swarthmore College men's basketball team celebrates after reaching the NCAA Division III Final Four.
Courtesy of Swarthmore College Athletics
Matt Leon
March 12, 2019 - 4:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time in program history, the Swarthmore College men's basketball team is getting ready to play in the NCAA Division III Final Four. The 28-3 Garnet will take on Christopher Newport University in the national semifinals on Friday night at 6:00 p.m. in...
Read More
Swarthmore freshman guard George Visconti
Swarthmore College Athletics
Matt Leon
March 06, 2019 - 12:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The ride will continue on Friday night for the Swarthmore College men's basketball team. The Garnet have advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III Tournament and on Friday they will take on Randolph-Macon up in Amherst, Massachusetts. Swarthmore (26-3) got...
Read More
Swarthmore College senior guard Cam Wiley
Swarthmore College Athletics
Matt Leon
January 15, 2019 - 10:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Swarthmore College men's basketball team has emerged over the last few years as a consistent power in Division III. The Garnet won four NCAA Tournament games over the previous two seasons. Their postseason run in 2017-18 ended in the national quarterfinals. This...
Read More
Cole Beeker has set a program record this season for Swarthmore with 64 RBI.
Swarthmore College Athletics
Matt Leon
May 24, 2018 - 2:18 pm
SWARTHMORE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Swarthmore College baseball team will continue an incredible ride of a season Friday night when the Garnet open at the Division III College World Series in Appleton, Wisconsin. Swarthmore's first game in the double-elimination series will be against Concordia...
Read More
Swarthmore College is headed to the Division III College World Series for the first time in program history.
Swarthmore College Athletics
Matt Leon
May 21, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the best sports stories of the year in the Philadelphia area continues to unfold. The Swarthmore College baseball team is heading to the Division III College World Series in Appleton, Wisconsin. The Garnet captured the Auburn, New York regional crown Sunday...
Read More

Pages