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Broken Hearted Dreamer: Mrs. Doubtfire, Dementors, and Depression

Broken Hearted Dreamer: Mrs. Doubtfire, Dementors, and Depression

“What I came up with over time was that the people who deny their experience… those are the people who are most enslaved by what they have. Shutting out the…

Culture Plus: The Fallacy of the Crazy Psycho Bitch

Culture Plus: The Fallacy of the Crazy Psycho Bitch

This piece contains the most important spoilers for Gone Girl. Read at your own risk. I love female villains. Evil women, scheming women, vengeful women. Unfortunately, there are very few…

9-5 in the Arts: Alumni Discuss Careers in the Art World

9-5 in the Arts: Alumni Discuss Careers in the Art World

Students here are known for being intellectual powerhouses. As a result, it comes as no surprise that a large number of graduates go on to attend graduate school or take…

Lecture Explores Past and Future Arab Spring

Lecture Explores Past and Future Arab Spring

Four years after the beginning of the protests throughout the Arab World, many are struggling to understand the effects of this phenomenon.“These kinds of waves where some unprecedented rupture from…

2 Girls 1 Column: Tell Me What You Want (What You Really, Really, Want)

2 Girls 1 Column: Tell Me What You Want (What You Really, Really, Want)

In a related note to last week’s column, the only way to figure out what someone wants to do in bed is to ask! When we make assumptions about what…

Swat Visually: Binge Edition

Swat Visually: Binge Edition

Sharples is a weird place. Setting the quality of the food aside, as the only real meal option on campus, it has become a pillar in many of our lives.…

Jillian Banks: Music’s Open Secret

Jillian Banks: Music’s Open Secret

26-year old singer song-writer, Jillian Banks, could be called 2014’s best kept secret. Then again, with her debut album — a 60 minute collage of pulsing love, lust, and anti-love…

Gone Girl: A Thrilling Translation from Page to Screen

Gone Girl: A Thrilling Translation from Page to Screen

Gone Girl opens on the back of a woman’s head. It’s blonde and glowing, and its owner slowly turns around to gaze at the camera. It’s a brief but entrancing…

Week in Pictures: Senior BBQ

Week in Pictures: Senior BBQ

This past week at Swarthmore: Senior BBQ! Click here to open the gallery. All photos by Anita Castillo-Halvorssen ’15 of the Daily Gazette. “The Week in Pictures” is a weekly photo…

Sharpling with Luke Barbano ’18 and Victoria Hou ’17

Sharpling with Luke Barbano ’18 and Victoria Hou ’17

When I first envisioned writing a column on the unique concoctions our most resourceful students create at Sharples, I thought the task would be quite simple. One or two conversations…

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