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Three former Swarthmoreans reunited in Nantucket the other week, converging from several directions (l. to r.): Chris Smith came east from California; Will Untereker flew further east from Tokyo; and Bill Untereker journeyed north from Philadelphia.

Three former Swarthmoreans reunited in Nantucket the other week, converging from several directions (l. to r.): Chris Smith came east from California; Will Untereker flew further east from Tokyo; and Bill Untereker journeyed north from Philadelphia.

Christine Palmer Emmert

Christine Palmer Emmert

Former Swarthmorean Christine Palmer Emmert is presenting Say No More, a rethinking of August Strindberg’s The Stronger, as part of the Philly Fringe Festival this September 15, 16, and 17. Emmert graduated from Swarthmore High School in 1961 and acted with the Players Club during her high school years. She has been involved with theater in New York, London and the northeastern U.S. with her company Wild Plum Productions. Say No More will be presented at the Jed Williams Gallery, 615 Bainbridge Street. Tickets are $10 through fringearts.com and at the door. For more info, call (610) 917-1336.

Zoe McElroy

Zoe McElroy

Zoe McElroy of Wallingford recently flew back from space. She took part in a 13-day program at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The two-week Space Camp program is designed for trainees who have a particular interest in space exploration, mixing education in STEM subject matter with hands-on activities and mission, culminating in a 24-hour simulated mission involving a delivery to the International Space Station.

Lap Swimmers: This week’s winners of the turquoise with navy writing 2016 1,000-lap T-shirt at Swarthmore Swim Club include: 90.) Samina Iqbal, 91.) Bob Dawes, 92.) Catharine Restrepo, 93.) William Gilhool, 94.) Sophia Strine, 95.) Aleksander Ivanovic, 96.) Maria Zissimos, 97.) Barbara Ann Levis, 98.) Jill Whitcraft, 99.) Andrea Knox, 100.) Cindy Un, 101.) Clare Scharschan, 102.) Hugh Haney, 103.) Sandy Sborofsky, 104.) Carol Sabersky, 105.) Virginia Thompson, 106.) Terry Shea, 107.) Paula Bronstein and 108.) Julie Vrooman.

Swarthmore College upperclass members helped first year students move into dormitories on Tuesday. First-year orientation continues through the weekend with classes beginning Monday, August 29.

Swarthmore College upperclass members helped first year students move into dormitories on Tuesday. First-year orientation continues through the weekend with classes beginning Monday, August 29.

International students at Swarthmore College climb the hill toward Parrish Hall. Orientation began last week for their cohort.

International students at Swarthmore College climb the hill toward Parrish Hall. Orientation began last week for their cohort.

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