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Daily Diversions

Daily Diversions is a regularly updated page with suggestions and recommendations from the Swarthmore community to help ease the burden of physical distancing. 

"Black Coffee" performed by Swarthmore College Jazz Ensemble

What's Your Daily View?

We asked people to show us their view as your working, studying, and learning — whether that's your workspace or what you can see out the window. 

home office

Katie Clark, Center for Innovation and Leadership


Peter Darling '84


June Scott '61 in Atlanta, Georgia.

trees and sky

Danie Martin, Technical Services Specialist, in Bryn Mawr, Pa.


David Obermayer, College Archivist / Records Manager 


Jason Hamilton, Library Systems Administrator

computer cats

Maria Aghazarian, Scholarly Communications Librarian


Melinda Kepplinger, Acquisitions and Collections Specialist 

laptop and camera lenses

Princeton Huang '23

Syon in Office

Syon Bhanot, Assistant Professor of Economics

laptop on couch

Cassandra Stone '20

Katie Clark, Center for Innovation and Leadership

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Streaming, Listening, and Reading Recommendations​​​​​​​

Members of the Communications Office and followers of the College's Instagram account shared their streaming, listening, and reading recommendations. Send your suggestions to