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Culture Plus: Game of Thrones’s Sexual Violence Problem

Culture Plus: Game of Thrones’s Sexual Violence Problem

Spoiler warning: this article discusses events of Game of Thrones up to and including the episode aired Sunday, 4/13/14. Sunday night’s episode of Game of Thrones closed with…

Culture Plus: Complicated Men and Lifeless Women – I’m Getting Tired of Crime Dramas

Culture Plus: Complicated Men and Lifeless Women – I’m Getting Tired of Crime Dramas

The story opens with a dead woman. She’s naked, posed, possibly mutilated. Something vaguely ritualistic has been done to her body or to the area where she’s been…

News

The Swatter: April 7-14

The Swatter: April 7-14

Criminal Mischief Date: Monday, April 7 Time: 12:15 p.m. Location: Crum Meadow Synopsis: Public Safety received a report via…

Ailya Vajid’s Role in Flux, Interfaith Community Seeking Sustainable Muslim Student Adviser Position

Ailya Vajid’s Role in Flux, Interfaith Community Seeking Sustainable Muslim Student Adviser Position

Although Ailya Vajid ‘09 knew entering the semester that she was only guaranteed to stay…

StuCo Report: Constitution in Progress, LSE Funding

StuCo Report: Constitution in Progress, LSE Funding

Constitution StuCo is still working on drafting and, ultimately, ratifying a new constitution. As work…

Opinion

Op-Ed: Our Collective Responsibility To A Working Constitution

Op-Ed: Our Collective Responsibility To A Working Constitution

Members of the Swarthmore Student Body, The powers of the Student Council, and indeed that of any modern government, is defined by the principles and regulations codified in…

Swarthmore in Solidarity with the West Virginia Water Crisis: An Invitation

Swarthmore in Solidarity with the West Virginia Water Crisis: An Invitation

Laura Rigell ’15, Stephen O’Hanlon ’17, and Kelsey Manning ’17 looking over the mountaintop removal site at Kayford Mountain. Letter by  Swarthmore Mountain Justice Members: Stephen O’Hanlon ’17,…

Swat 7: We Solve All of Swarthmore’s Problems

Swat 7: We Solve All of Swarthmore’s Problems

Inspired by heroes such as Jon Stewart, the Smothers Brothers, and grumpy cat, every two weeks Swat 7  (Swarthmore’s finest biweekly news-satire show) will bring you questionable facts, unreliable…

Swat 7: Cornel West & Robert George Fail to Pleasure Us

Swat 7: Cornel West & Robert George Fail to Pleasure Us

Swat 7, Swarthmore’s finest biweekly news-satire show, focuses its series premiere on the Cornel West/Robert George collection. Inspired by heroes such as Jon Stewart, the Smothers Brothers, and grumpy cat,…

Queer and Trans Conference: Resisting Violence, Building Queer Safety

Queer and Trans Conference: Resisting Violence, Building Queer Safety

What is safety? Whose safety is valued? At whose expense? What would real safety look like? Often, when we talk about safety in the contemporary United States, the…


Arts & Features

Urinetown Cast Takes The Plunge, Delivers Proudly Off-Beat Performance

Urinetown Cast Takes The Plunge, Delivers Proudly Off-Beat Performance

Swarthmore’s spring musical, Urinetown, is odd. It’s a show that almost purposefully eludes description, choosing to be a highly original musical…

LARP Preview: Anonymous Book and Key Member Warns of Things to Come

LARP Preview: Anonymous Book and Key Member Warns of Things to Come

In the aftermath of last month’s mysterious chalkings, a member of the elusive Book and Key society reached out to us.…

Culture Plus: Game of Thrones’s Sexual Violence Problem

Culture Plus: Game of Thrones’s Sexual Violence Problem

Spoiler warning: this article discusses events of Game of Thrones up to and including the episode aired Sunday, 4/13/14. Sunday night’s…

Karin Chien Discusses the “Next Frontier” of Creative Ownership, Increased Agency for Asian American Filmmakers

Karin Chien Discusses the “Next Frontier” of Creative Ownership, Increased Agency for Asian American Filmmakers

On April 11th, the Asian Studies Department and the Film and Media Studies Department welcomed Karin Chien for the annual Genevieve…

Lex and Goldaline: A Mirror Fugue In Three Acts: Photo Gallery

Lex and Goldaline: A Mirror Fugue In Three Acts: Photo Gallery

Sam “Swift” Shuker-Hanes Directing Thesis “Lex and Goldaline” Click here to open the gallery. For more on this play, please see…

Sports

SAAC Launches #RiseUp Campaign

SAAC Launches #RiseUp Campaign

Swarthmore’s Athletics department has a new campaign called Rise Up, designed to promote diversity and inclusivity within the athletics community and…

Athletic Department’s Hall of Fame Introduces Second Class

Athletic Department’s Hall of Fame Introduces Second Class

Swarthmore has officially inducted the second annual class of the Garnet Athletics Hall of Fame. In an unveiling ceremony before a…

The Daily Gazette’s Weekend of September 28th Athletics Recap

The Daily Gazette’s Weekend of September 28th Athletics Recap

Men’s Soccer: Courtesy of the Sports Information Office The Men’s Soccer team played Ursinus College to a 1-1 draw in Collegeville,…

The Daily Gazette’s Weekend of September 21st Athletics Recap

The Daily Gazette’s Weekend of September 21st Athletics Recap

Men’s Soccer: The Men’s Soccer team fought their way to a 1-0 victory against Johns Hopkins in their Centennial Conference opener…