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Just the Pit: John Oliver at His Core

Just the Pit: John Oliver at His Core

You might know him as the hilarious, sarcastic Brit from The Daily Show. You might know him as Bill Maher’s less self-righteous, more journalistic HBO counterpart. You might even know…

The Fountain Pen: Memories of Fountain Justice

The Fountain Pen: Memories of Fountain Justice

This is the second installment of “The Fountain Pen,” a column dedicated to documenting and exploring our campus’ water fountains and the people who use them. The scientifically inclined among…

Earthquakes in London: A Frenzied Exploration of Environment and Humanity

Earthquakes in London: A Frenzied Exploration of Environment and Humanity

What do you do when you’re afraid to go out, but scared to stay in? That you’re “stuck in this flat that the walls are moving in on and everything…

’63 Alums Pen Children’s Book on Science, Genetics, Climate Change

’63 Alums Pen Children’s Book on Science, Genetics, Climate Change

The Cryptic Case of the Coded Fair, written by Penny Noyce and Swarthmore alumni Robert and Barbara Tinker ’63, is the latest of Tumblehome Learning’s “Galactic Academy of Sciences” (G.A.S.)…

Art Meets Activism: ‘Stop Telling Women To Smile’ Comes to Swat

Art Meets Activism: ‘Stop Telling Women To Smile’ Comes to Swat

Street artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh came to campus last Wednesday to discuss her popular street art project Stop Telling Women to Smile. Fazlalizadeh spoke about her background as a student at…

M.C. Escher Exhibit Reveals New Dimensions

M.C. Escher Exhibit Reveals New Dimensions

Over Thanksgiving break, I took a jaunt to one of my old haunts: The Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire.  I was excited to see the current show…

Daughters of God and Man: Playwriting Thesis Finds Paradise

Daughters of God and Man: Playwriting Thesis Finds Paradise

This past weekend saw showings of Patrick Ross ‘15’s honors playwriting thesis, Daughters of God and Man, at Swarthmore and in Philadelphia. Through funding from the Deborah A. DeMott ‘70…

Shakespeare Gone Wild In Night of Scenes Performance

Shakespeare Gone Wild In Night of Scenes Performance

This weekend, The Yellow Stocking Players are putting on another Night of Scenes. Directed by Jamie Burke ‘15, Aaron Wagener ‘17, and Rebeka Gomez Wick ‘15, the show features about…

Art, Science, and Life: Interview with Crum Creek Meander Artist Stacy Levy

Art, Science, and Life: Interview with Crum Creek Meander Artist Stacy Levy

The Crum Creek Meander existed on the Swarthmore campus for nine months. While the artwork had been the center of student criticism during its run, it still holds a place…

Chaos and Revolution: Production Ensemble’s Mad Forest

Chaos and Revolution: Production Ensemble’s Mad Forest

Last weekend, Swarthmore’s Production Ensemble — a combination of both student and hired actors — performed Caryl Churchill’s Mad Forest. The play, split into three parts, portrays life before, during,…

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