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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

StuCo Report: Genderfuck, Student Government, & LSE

StuCo Report: Genderfuck, Student Government, & LSE

Genderfuck Social Affairs Committee (SAC) Co-Chair Josh Hallquist ’14 began the meeting by talking about Genderfuck…

Queer Histories of Swarthmore Panel Reexamines the College’s Complex Past

Queer Histories of Swarthmore Panel Reexamines the College’s Complex Past

Part of the sesquicentennial celebration, “Queer Histories of Swarthmore” featured alumni and current students’ personal…

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…

Opinion

Swat 7: StuCo Doesn’t Want Transparency, Except When It Does

Swat 7: StuCo Doesn’t Want Transparency, Except When It Does

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,…

Op-Ed: Fat Justice Responds

Op-Ed: Fat Justice Responds

Letter submitted by Nicole Sullivan in response to a recent article written by Paige Willey and published in the Swarthmore Independent. Nicole and Cora Segal helped lead the…

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…


Arts & Features

Documentary Screening and Panel Help Climate Change Issues Hit Home

Documentary Screening and Panel Help Climate Change Issues Hit Home

“The fact that I bought recycled napkins, cups, and plates for this event has not mitigated climate catastrophe,” said Melissa Tier…

16 Feet Spring Concert

16 Feet Spring Concert

Swatties Gather in Sci 1o1 for 16 Feet’s Sring Concert featuring OwlCappella from Temple University.   Click here to open the gallery.…

Urinetown: Photo Gallery

Urinetown: Photo Gallery

Urinetown: The Musical opened last week with outstanding performances and plenty of laughs. For more, click here Click here to open…

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.…

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…