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Open letter to Margaret Cho

Dear Margaret, I have never felt as loved, as directly spoken to, or as empowered by any other performer at Swarthmore as I did by you last night. You said…

Leaving Berlin, or Many Forms of Sleep Deprivation

Leaving Berlin, or Many Forms of Sleep Deprivation

At the end of this week I will be leaving Berlin and going to Vienna, which I am excited about primarily because according to the "German 108: Berlin und Wien"…

The Gazette’s Picks

English without non-Germanic Words Delving into Usenet, one Gazette staffer found this article which ends with this gem: Today we wield both kind of uncleftish doings in weapons, and kernelish…

Margaret Cho Provokes Laughter and Thought in Q&A Session

Stand-up comedian Margaret Cho made a visit to Swarthmore this past Saturday. As a queer Asian-American woman, Cho is known for her edgy and controversial comedy and for her activism…

Spring BOM Meeting Results in Approved Budget and Large Donations

The Board of Managers, at their meeting this past weekend, approved a balanced budget. Member Gil Kemp ’72 also offered a ten-to-one matching donation to fundraise for the college’s no-loan…

A Retrospective Look at Honors

In the past few weeks, Swarthmore's sophomores have been trying to choose whether to do the Honors Program. It's a very different choice now than it was just fifteen years…

Hola Hermosa, Negrita

From the time I got off the plane in Ezeiza International Airport, to when I entered my apartment for lunch today, I have been hit on, whistled at, or flirted…