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Explore Swarthmore - Traditions Overview

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Student Voices

two students lighting candles at first collection
“At First Collection, sitting in the amphitheater, I was absolutely overwhelmed at the size of my class. However, as dusk turned to nightfall and we began to light our candles, I literally and then symbolically became aware of how I would need each person’s light to see.” — Senior


Student wearing a horse mask
“Nothing is quite as relaxing as eating French toast sticks drenched in maple syrup at an unreasonable hour.” — Junior, on Primal Scream