Phineas in the News
Phineas the Phoenix is no stranger to fame — after all, not everyone (or every bird) can spontaneously combust. Here, he has archived just some of his recent media appearances.
headline story — complete with video!
feature on the Swarthmore homepage.
Swarthmore Hatches a Big Red Bird."
The Daily Gazette covered the first Phoenix mascot team tryouts in March 2008 with a news article, photo gallery, and even an undercover reporter.
The Daily Gazette also wrote about the creation and design of the mascot in December 2006 and its imminent arrival in February 2008.
The College's own Website announced the choice of the Phoenix as the mascot in June 2006.