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Spring Fever

Swarthmore's campus feels more alive than ever as students enter the final weeks of the semester, trees and flowers bloom in earnest, and the Big Chair re-emerges on Parrish Beach after months of hibernation. There's truly no better time than the spring to take in and appreciate the full extent of the College's natural beauty.

Check out some recent highlights captured by staff photographer Larry Kesterson: 

Students sit outside on grass as flowers bloom

Flowers bloom between the Wister and Black Cultural Centers

Students play instruments in outdoor amphitheater

Scott Outdoor Amphitheater

Students sit on Parrish Beach Big Chair

The Big Chair on Parrish Beach

Student walks on path near blooming pink flowers

Path behind the Hormel-Nguyen Intercultural Center at Sproul Hall

Student walks on flower petals in Wharton Courtyard

Wharton Courtyard

Students enjoy warm weather on Parrish Beach

Parrish Beach

Clothier Tower in background with flowers blooming near Sharples in foreground


Red flowers bloom overhead with Ben West in background

Ben West House

Yellow daffodils in foreground under gray sky

Magill Walk

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